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
Grays Lk Div To Blackfoot R Basin Nr Wayan Id
USGS 13057300
0 cfs 2.7 ft
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
16,400 cfs 10.0 ft
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
6,440 cfs 4.4 ft
Gros Ventre River At Zenith Wy
USGS 13015000
25 cfs 17.1 ft
Pacific Creek At Moran Wy
USGS 13011500
32 cfs 4.1 ft
Cache Creek Near Jackson
USGS 13018300
11 cfs 3.5 ft
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
6,670 cfs 5.7 ft
Falls River Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13047600
375 cfs 3.9 ft
Grays Lake Outlet Nr Herman Id
USGS 13057500
1 cfs 1.9 ft
Falls River Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13047500
223 cfs 0.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
4" 0"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
4" 0"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
1" 0"
Base Camp
SNOTEL 314
1" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Alpine 16 5,687 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Trail Creek - Victor 11 6,726 ft
Mike Harris 12 6,564 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort -1" 76° 0"
Snow King Ski Area -1" 76° 0"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 4" 72° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Palisade Dam to Lorenzo (South Fork) 16400.0cfs 53.0 Mi II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 355.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 5580.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Narrows 5580.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 355.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 355.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 355.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 5580.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+