Narrows


This is a less run portion of the Snake in Alpine Canyon.  There is a nice class III rapid here called the narrows but you have to float a small section of Palisade Reservoir to get to the take-out.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Snake River are between a bare minimum of 2,000cfs and a high of 22,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 13013650, the Snake River At Moose Remember only watercraft are permitted at Narrows.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
The Narrows
Class III- to III+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Buffalo Fork Ab Lava Creek Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011900
361 cfs 1.4 ft
Granite C Ab Granite C Supplemental
USGS 13016305
13 cfs 4.0 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
59 cfs 1.5 ft
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
9,510 cfs 8.0 ft
Henrys Fork Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13046000
1,240 cfs 3.1 ft
Cache Creek Near Jackson
USGS 13018300
8 cfs 3.5 ft
Pacific Creek At Moran Wy
USGS 13011500
370 cfs 5.4 ft
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
829 cfs 2.5 ft
Crow C Nr Fairview Wyo
USGS 13025500
72 cfs 2.5 ft
Teton River Ab South Leigh Creek Nr Driggs Id
USGS 13052200
182 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Mike Harris 12 6,564 ft
Alpine 16 5,687 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Trail Creek - Victor 11 6,726 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snow King Ski Area 63" 57° 4.62"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 90" 54° 6.83"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 63" 57° 4.62"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 350.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Palisade Dam to Lorenzo (South Fork) 3090.0cfs 53.0 Mi II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 2930.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 2930.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Narrows 890.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 350.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-