Alpine Canyon (West Table To Sheep Gulch)


This stretch of the Snake River is extremely popular. Lots of commercial trips are run in this canyon so don't expect solitude.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Snake River are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 18,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 13013650, the Snake River At Moose Remember only watercraft are permitted at Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch).

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Big Kahuna
Class III- to III+
Lunch Counter
Class III- to III+
California Curler
Class III
Rope Rapid
Class II+ to III
Champaign Rapid
Class II+ to III
Cottonwood Rapid (Holy City)
Class III to III+
Taco Hole
Class III to III+
3 Oar Deal
Class III+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Buffalo Fork Ab Lava Creek Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011900
191 cfs 1.7 ft
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
1,100 cfs 1.0 ft
Falls River Ab Yellowstone Canal Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13046995
475 cfs 6.5 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
89 cfs 9.4 ft
Cache Creek Near Jackson
USGS 13018300
3 cfs 3.2 ft
Little Granite Creek At Mouth Nr Bondurant Wy
USGS 13019438
5 cfs ft
Fish Creek At Wilson
USGS 13016450
39 cfs 1.5 ft
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
1,930 cfs 3.1 ft
Falls River Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13047500
277 cfs 0.8 ft
Granite C Ab Granite C Supplemental
USGS 13016305
8 cfs 3.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
69" -1"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
59" -1"
driggs 3.4 nne, id
SNOTEL ID-TT-1
19.93" 3.24"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
70" 0"
Island Park
SNOTEL 546
31" 0"
Pine Creek Pass
SNOTEL 695
32" 0"
bern
SNOTEL BERI1
15.95" -0.56"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
52" 0"
Canyon
SNOTEL 384
24" -1"
Whiskey Creek
SNOTEL 858
32" -1"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
31" -1"
Hams Fork
SNOTEL 509
27" -1"
fossil butte national monument - coop
SNOTEL FBMW4
17.7" 1.6"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
53" 0"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
39" 1"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
57" -2"
White Elephant
SNOTEL 860
51" 0"
bedford - coop
SNOTEL BDFW4
27.76" 2.17"
Two Ocean Plateau
SNOTEL 837
62" 0"
Snider Basin
SNOTEL 765
28" -1"
Slug Creek Divide
SNOTEL 761
34" 0"
Cottonwood Creek
SNOTEL 419
45" 0"
jackson - coop
SNOTEL JFSW4
14.84" 1.1"
Base Camp
SNOTEL 314
40" 0"
West Yellowstone
SNOTEL 924
22" 1"
Phillips Bench
SNOTEL 689
46" 0"
East Rim Divide
SNOTEL 460
27" 0"
afton - coop
SNOTEL AFOW4
20.95" 1.62"
Kelley R.S.
SNOTEL 554
33" 0"
Triple Peak
SNOTEL 831
54" 0"
Willow Creek
SNOTEL 868
54" 1"
Snake River Station
SNOTEL 764
32" 1"
alta - coop
SNOTEL ALTW4
19.9" 0.04"
Somsen Ranch
SNOTEL 770
33" 0"
Giveout
SNOTEL 493
23" -1"
Thumb Divide
SNOTEL 816
38" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Forest Park 12 6,947 ft
Elbow 7 5,779 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Cabin Creek 10 5,850 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
East Table Creek 17 5,789 ft
Moose Flat 10 6,415 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snow King Ski Area 46" 22° 4.33"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 46" 22° 4.33"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 69" 18° 5.87"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Narrows 807.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 887.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 887.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 887.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 807.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Granite Creek 45.7cfs 9.1 Mi II to III
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 807.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 887.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+