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Whitewater River Run

Oregon Snake River

Pittsburg Landing To Heller Bar



79°, Chance Showers

The Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar river run on the Snake River in Oregon is a challenging Class III-IV rapids adventure with many obstacles to navigate, including large waves, boulders, and narrow channels. The best time to float this section of the river is from late May to early July, with recommended flows ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 cfs. It's important to note that water levels can change rapidly, so it's essential to check the current weather conditions before embarking on this run. This river run is recommended for experienced paddlers only.

Weather today, A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III
Elevation 1,471 ft
Run Length 46.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 22700 cfs
Gauge Height 67.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line
USGS 13290450

Nearby Snowpack and Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Lolo Creek Nr Greer Id
USGS 13339500
771 cfs 11.1 ft
Big Canyon Creek Nr Peck Id
USGS 13341140
8 cfs 3.4 ft
Asotin Creek At Asotin
USGS 13335050
88 cfs 2.2 ft
Clearwater River Nr Peck Id
USGS 13341050
19,500 cfs 9.2 ft
Potlatch River Bel Little Potlatch Cr Nr Spalding
USGS 13341570
186 cfs 5.2 ft
Imnaha River At Imnaha
USGS 13292000
150 cfs ft
Clearwater River At Orofino Id
USGS 13340000
18,400 cfs 8.5 ft
Sweetwater Creek At Mouth At Sweetwater Id
USGS 13342340
8 cfs 3.7 ft
Clear Ck At Kooskia National Fish Hatchery
USGS 13337099
138 cfs 12.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Brundage Reservoir
1" 0"
Elk Butte
1" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
North Slate Creek 6 1,590 ft
Windy Saddle 4 7,585 ft
Pittsburg - Hells Canyon 28 1,223 ft
Island Bar None 1,767 ft
Hammer Creek None 1,465 ft
Shorts Bar None 1,771 ft
Seven Devils 10 7,546 ft
Seven Devils - Hells Canyon Wilderness 7 7,513 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Little Ski Hill -1" 67° 0"
Cottonwood Butte 0" 88° 0"
Brundage Mountain Resort 1" 63° 0"
Snowhaven Ski Area 0" 74° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Hells Canyon (Hells Canyon Dam to Pittsburg Landing) 22700.0cfs 31.5 Mi III to IV
Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar 22700.0cfs 46.0 Mi II to III
Hammer Creek to Heller Bar (Lower Salmon) 3320.0cfs 50.0 Mi III- to IV

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