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
Granite C Ab Granite C Supplemental
USGS 13016305
144 cfs 4.9 ft
Buffalo Fork Ab Lava Creek Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011900
1,690 cfs 3.8 ft
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
2,430 cfs 5.3 ft
Pacific Creek At Moran Wy
USGS 13011500
316 cfs 5.5 ft
Snake River Ab Jackson Lake At Flagg Ranch Wy
USGS 13010065
1,170 cfs 4.0 ft
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
647 cfs 2.2 ft
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
5,070 cfs 11.0 ft
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
6,670 cfs 4.6 ft
Falls River Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13047600
707 cfs 4.6 ft
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
8,310 cfs 6.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Moose Flat 10 6,415 ft
Elbow 7 5,779 ft
East Table Creek 17 5,789 ft
Forest Park 12 6,947 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Cabin Creek 10 5,850 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snow King Ski Area 63" 72° 0"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 63" 72° 0"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 90" 68° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 5070.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Granite Creek 66.6cfs 9.1 Mi II to III
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 350.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Narrows 890.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Astoria to West Table 5070.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+