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
Crow C Nr Fairview Wyo
USGS 13025500
71 cfs 2.4 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
69 cfs 1.6 ft
Falls River Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13047600
525 cfs 4.2 ft
Falls River Ab Yellowstone Canal Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13046995
529 cfs 5.6 ft
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
1,180 cfs 9.2 ft
Grays Lk Div To Blackfoot R Basin Nr Wayan Id
USGS 13057300
0 cfs 2.8 ft
Blackfoot River Ab Reservoir Nr Henry Id
USGS 13063000
147 cfs 2.6 ft
Falls River Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13047500
230 cfs 0.7 ft
Granite C Ab Granite C Supplemental
USGS 13016305
17 cfs 4.0 ft
Pacific Creek At Moran Wy
USGS 13011500
111 cfs 4.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
White Elephant
SNOTEL 860
53" -2"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
53" -1"
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
96" -1"
Whiskey Creek
SNOTEL 858
43" -1"
Willow Creek
SNOTEL 868
48" -2"
Kelley R.S.
SNOTEL 554
34" -1"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
66" -1"
afton - coop
SNOTEL AFOW4
6.18" -1.64"
Phillips Bench
SNOTEL 689
51" -1"
Island Park
SNOTEL 546
28" -2"
Somsen Ranch
SNOTEL 770
20" -2"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
68" -2"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
30" -2"
Triple Peak
SNOTEL 831
43" -2"
Slug Creek Divide
SNOTEL 761
21" -2"
Cottonwood Creek
SNOTEL 419
48" -2"
West Yellowstone
SNOTEL 924
24" -1"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
27" -1"
Garden City Summit
SNOTEL 1114
26" -1"
Usu Doc Daniel
SNOTEL 1098
56" 0"
Granite Creek
SNOTEL 497
29" -1"
Base Camp
SNOTEL 314
39" -2"
Snider Basin
SNOTEL 765
21" -1"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
81" -2"
bedford - coop
SNOTEL BDFW4
13.85" -1.56"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
46" -1"
alta - coop
SNOTEL ALTW4
10.73" -2.61"
Thumb Divide
SNOTEL 816
32" -2"
Hams Fork
SNOTEL 509
18" -2"
Madison Plateau
SNOTEL 609
57" -1"
Giveout
SNOTEL 493
9" -1"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
173" 0"
Temple Fork
SNOTEL 1013
22" -2"
Emigrant Summit
SNOTEL 471
38" -2"

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
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Alpine 16 5,687 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snow King Ski Area 51" 31° 4.84"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 96" 25° 3.4"
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 51" 31° 4.84"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 1180.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 513.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Palisade Dam to Lorenzo (South Fork) 2690.0cfs 53.0 Mi II
Astoria to West Table 1180.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Narrows 1180.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 513.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 513.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 513.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+