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Whitewater River Run

Idaho Salmon River

Salmon To North Fork

Class II


Too High
75°, Slight Chance Rain Then Heavy Rain

The Salmon to North Fork River Run in Idaho on the Salmon River is a moderate to difficult river run with several challenging obstacles such as the famous Elkhorn Rapid, which requires precise navigation. The best time to float this section is during the summer months when the water levels are high, typically around 2,000-4,000 cfs. At lower water levels, the river can be rocky and shallow, making it more challenging to navigate. Overall, this run is recommended for experienced paddlers looking for a thrilling adventure on the river.

Weather today, A slight chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Status Too High
Class Level II
Elevation 3,922 ft
Run Length 22.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 7410 cfs
Gauge Height 5.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Salmon River At Salmon Id
USGS 13302500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Middle Fork Rock Cr Nr Philipsburg Mt
USGS 12332000
592 cfs 3.3 ft
Pahsimeroi River At Ellis Id
USGS 13302005
232 cfs 3.6 ft
Thompson Creek Nr Clayton Id
USGS 13297330
66 cfs 4.0 ft
West Fork Bitterroot River Nr Conner Mt
USGS 12342500
822 cfs 2.9 ft
Big Hole River Bl Mudd Cr Nr Wisdom Mt
USGS 06024540
1,920 cfs 4.4 ft
Bitterroot River Near Darby Mt
USGS 12344000
2,940 cfs 4.6 ft
Squaw Creek Bl Bruno Creek Nr Clayton Id
USGS 13297355
165 cfs 4.5 ft
Big Hole River Bl Big Lake Cr At Wisdom Mt
USGS 06024450
524 cfs 3.7 ft
Big Hole River Near Jackson Mt
USGS 06023500
25 cfs 0.9 ft
Blackbird Creek Near Cobalt
USGS 13306336
12 cfs 0.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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