Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown To Miner)

This is an excellent day run in a scenic class III canyon.  Much like the Alpine Canyon on the Snake River in WY this river sees a lot of use (especially with commercial traffic).

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Yellowstone River are between a bare minimum of 2,000cfs and a high of 16,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06191500, the Yellowstone River At Corwin Springs Mt Remember only watercraft are permitted at Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown to Miner).

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Shields River Nr Livingston Mt
USGS 06195600
586 cfs 2.2 ft
Henrys Fork Blw Coffee Pot Rapids Nr Macks Inn Id
USGS 13041010
372 cfs 3.4 ft
Henrys Fork Nr Lake Id
USGS 13039500
6 cfs 4.3 ft
Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt
USGS 06043500
1,680 cfs 2.9 ft
Gardner River Near Mammoth Ynp
USGS 06191000
386 cfs 2.8 ft
Firehole River Near West Yellowstone Mt
USGS 06036905
464 cfs 3.6 ft
Lamar River Nr Tower Falls Ranger Station Ynp
USGS 06188000
3,470 cfs 5.1 ft
Big Springs At Big Springs Id
USGS 13040500
177 cfs 1.1 ft
East Gallatin R Bl Bridger C Nr Bozeman Mt
USGS 06048700
74 cfs ft
Madison River Bl Hebgen Lake Nr Grayling Mt
USGS 06038500
580 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Dailey Lake - FAS None 5,249 ft
Hyalite Below Dam Camping 6 6,659 ft
Sunny Brook Springs FAS None 5,436 ft
Chisholm 10 6,721 ft
Indian Creek - Yellowstone National Park 75 7,307 ft
Hood Creek 18 6,729 ft
Canyon 14 5,080 ft
Carbella None 4,984 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Bridger Bowl Ski Area 18" 41° 6.45"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown to Miner) 1080.0cfs 5.0 Mi III to III+
Gardiner Town Run 1080.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Moose to Storm Castle 308.0cfs 12.0 Mi III+ to IV+