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 2.6 ft
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
423 cfs 1.8 ft
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
701 cfs 8.7 ft
Bear River At Pescadero
USGS 10068500
46 cfs 1.8 ft
Crow C Nr Fairview Wyo
USGS 13025500
33 cfs 2.2 ft
Falls River Nr Chester Id
USGS 13049500
388 cfs 2.2 ft
Smiths Fork Near Border
USGS 10032000
60 cfs 1.0 ft
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
301 cfs 2.4 ft
Fish Creek At Wilson
USGS 13016450
85 cfs 2.0 ft
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
1,530 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Triple Peak
SNOTEL 831
1" 0"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
6" -1"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
1" 0"
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
8" -1"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
4" 1"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
3" 0"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
5" 1"
Snake River Station
SNOTEL 764
1" 0"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
4" -1"
Garden City Summit
SNOTEL 1114
2" -1"
Madison Plateau
SNOTEL 609
2" 0"
Temple Fork
SNOTEL 1013
2" -1"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
6" -2"
Granite Creek
SNOTEL 497
1" 1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Mike Harris 12 6,564 ft
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Trail Creek - Victor 11 6,726 ft
Alpine 16 5,687 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 8" 32° 14.81"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 0" 38° 14.69"
Snow King Ski Area 0" 38° 14.69"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 233.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 233.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 233.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 701.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Narrows 701.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Palisade Dam to Lorenzo (South Fork) 1750.0cfs 53.0 Mi II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 233.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 701.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II