Pittsburg Landing To Heller Bar


Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar is accessible from 3 public boat access points along the Snake River. The Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar is also ideal for multi day paddlers as the run features numerous campsites. Campers will find 41 riverside campsites as the run winds its way through 46 miles of the beautiful Snake River. Season Begins: January & Ends: December

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Streamflow Conditions

Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 16500cfs, about -53% below the average runnable rate of 30000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Pittsburg Landing To Heller Bar are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line.

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Lower Pittsburg Rapid
Class II
Upper Pleasant Valley Rapid
Class II
Lower Pleasant Valley Rapid
Class II
Davis Creek Rapid
Class II
Unnamed Rapid
Class II
Somers Creek Rapid
Class II
Cottonwood Rapid
Class II
Lookout Creek Rapid
Class II
Lower Lookout Creek Rapid
Class II
Highrange Rapid
Class II
Copper Creek Rapid
Class II
Roland Bar Rapid
Class II
Wolf Creek Rapid
Class II
Five Pine Rapid
Class II
Unnamed Rapid
Class II
Dry Creek Rapid
Class II
Unnamed Rapid
Class II
Big Sulphur Rapid
Class II
Boulder Rapid
Class II
Deep Creek Rapid
Class II
Unnamed Rapid
Class II
Robinson Gulch Rapid
Class II
Dug Creek Rapid
Class II
Lower Dug Bar Rapid
Class II
Warm Springs Rapid
Class II to II+
White Horse Rapid
Class II
Zig Zag Rapid
Class II
Divide Creek Rapid
Class II
Imnaha Rapid
Class III
Unnamed Rapid
Class II
Mountain Sheep Rapid
Class II
Salmon River Falls Rapid
Class II
Frenchy Rapid
Class II
Cook Creek Rapid
Class II
Cougar Bar Rapids
Class II
McDuff Rapid
Class II
Shovel Creek Rapid
Class II
Wild Goose Rapid
Class II
Deer Head Rapids
Class II
Limekiln Rapid
Class II

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Snake River Near Anatone
USGS 13334300
20,600 cfs 4.9 ft
Snake River Bl Mcduff Rapids At China Gardens
USGS 13317660
18,700 cfs 6.7 ft
Clear Ck At Kooskia National Fish Hatchery
USGS 13337099
38 cfs 12.2 ft
Clearwater River At Spalding Id
USGS 13342500
6,400 cfs 4.3 ft
Sf Clearwater River At Stites Id
USGS 13338500
272 cfs 3.1 ft
Little Salmon River At Riggins Id
USGS 13316500
152 cfs 2.4 ft
Salmon River At White Bird Id
USGS 13317000
3,820 cfs 12.4 ft
Asotin Creek At Asotin
USGS 13335050
92 cfs 2.4 ft
Lake Fork Payette River Ab Jumbo Cr Nr Mccall Id
USGS 13240000
34 cfs 3.7 ft
Lapwai Creek Nr Lapwai Id
USGS 13342450
50 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Squaw Flat
SNOTEL 782
38" -1"
Bear Basin
SNOTEL 319
34" 0"
Long Valley
SNOTEL 1016
19" 0"
Secesh Summit
SNOTEL 740
49" 1"
Elk Butte
SNOTEL 466
60" 0"
West Branch
SNOTEL 855
41" -2"
Van Wyck
SNOTEL 979
16" 1"
Brundage Reservoir
SNOTEL 370
54" -1"
Moscow Mountain
SNOTEL 989
39" 0"
Bear Saddle
SNOTEL 324
43" -1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Windy Saddle 4 7,585 ft
Pittsburg - Hells Canyon 28 1,223 ft
Seven Devils - Hells Canyon Wilderness 7 7,513 ft
Seven Devils 10 7,546 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Cottonwood Butte NA" ° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Hells Canyon (Hells Canyon Dam to Pittsburg Landing) 14000.0cfs 31.5 Mi III to IV
Hammer Creek to Heller Bar (Lower Salmon) 152.0cfs 50.0 Mi III- to IV
Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar 14000.0cfs 46.0 Mi II to III