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
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
2,180 cfs 3.2 ft
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
3,240 cfs 5.9 ft
Crow C Nr Fairview Wyo
USGS 13025500
55 cfs 2.3 ft
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
297 cfs 2.6 ft
Little Granite Creek At Mouth Nr Bondurant Wy
USGS 13019438
5 cfs ft
Greys River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13023000
425 cfs 1.7 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
65 cfs 1.6 ft
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
1,060 cfs 9.1 ft
Falls River Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13047500
226 cfs 0.7 ft
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
727 cfs 2.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
alta - coop
SNOTEL ALTW4
6.63" 0.2"
Island Park
SNOTEL 546
23" 0"
Cottonwood Creek
SNOTEL 419
48" 3"
White Elephant
SNOTEL 860
50" 0"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
76" 0"
Madison Plateau
SNOTEL 609
54" 0"
Phillips Bench
SNOTEL 689
48" 0"
bedford - coop
SNOTEL BDFW4
11.8" 0.34"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
32" 0"
bern
SNOTEL BERI1
2.78" -0.39"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
77" 0"
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
97" 3"
Hams Fork
SNOTEL 509
20" 2"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
36" 0"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
55" 3"
Granite Creek
SNOTEL 497
27" 0"
fossil butte national monument - coop
SNOTEL FBMW4
1.41" -0.01"
East Rim Divide
SNOTEL 460
16" 1"
Pine Creek Pass
SNOTEL 695
33" 1"
West Yellowstone
SNOTEL 924
19" -1"
Two Ocean Plateau
SNOTEL 837
66" 0"
Canyon
SNOTEL 384
36" -2"
Kelley R.S.
SNOTEL 554
34" 0"
Triple Peak
SNOTEL 831
47" 4"
Base Camp
SNOTEL 314
37" 0"
Whiskey Creek
SNOTEL 858
41" -1"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
64" -1"
Giveout
SNOTEL 493
7" 0"
Somsen Ranch
SNOTEL 770
19" 0"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
57" -1"
Willow Creek
SNOTEL 868
46" 0"
afton - coop
SNOTEL AFOW4
3.02" -0.13"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
55" 3"
driggs 3.4 nne, id
SNOTEL ID-TT-1
0.25" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Elbow 7 5,779 ft
Moose Flat 10 6,415 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Cabin Creek 10 5,850 ft
Forest Park 12 6,947 ft
East Table Creek 17 5,789 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snow King Ski Area 48" 35° 1.55"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 97" 29° 1.31"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 48" 35° 1.55"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 454.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 425.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 1060.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Granite Creek 102.0cfs 9.1 Mi II to III
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 454.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 454.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 1060.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Narrows 1090.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+