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
Greys River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13023000
483 cfs 1.8 ft
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
301 cfs 2.6 ft
Grays Lake Outlet Nr Herman Id
USGS 13057500
0 cfs 1.7 ft
Grays Lk Div To Blackfoot R Basin Nr Wayan Id
USGS 13057300
2 cfs 3.1 ft
Henrys Fork Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13046000
1,330 cfs 3.2 ft
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
791 cfs 2.4 ft
Falls River Ab Yellowstone Canal Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13046995
529 cfs 5.6 ft
Falls River Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13047600
548 cfs 4.3 ft
Blackfoot River Ab Reservoir Nr Henry Id
USGS 13063000
157 cfs 2.7 ft
Fish Creek At Wilson
USGS 13016450
65 cfs 1.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
afton - coop
SNOTEL AFOW4
3.67" -0.57"
Island Park
SNOTEL 546
25" -2"
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
95" 0"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
29" -1"
Phillips Bench
SNOTEL 689
50" 0"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
78" -1"
bedford - coop
SNOTEL BDFW4
12.31" -0.23"
Willow Creek
SNOTEL 868
48" 0"
Whiskey Creek
SNOTEL 858
42" 0"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
53" 0"
White Elephant
SNOTEL 860
51" -1"
Kelley R.S.
SNOTEL 554
33" -1"
Giveout
SNOTEL 493
7" -1"
alta - coop
SNOTEL ALTW4
7.77" -0.78"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
27" -1"
Triple Peak
SNOTEL 831
42" -1"
Granite Creek
SNOTEL 497
28" 0"
Temple Fork
SNOTEL 1013
21" -1"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
66" -1"
Base Camp
SNOTEL 314
38" -1"
Slug Creek Divide
SNOTEL 761
19" -2"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
45" -1"
Somsen Ranch
SNOTEL 770
20" 0"
Hams Fork
SNOTEL 509
17" -1"
Madison Plateau
SNOTEL 609
55" -1"
Thumb Divide
SNOTEL 816
30" -1"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
59" -1"
Emigrant Summit
SNOTEL 471
38" 0"
Usu Doc Daniel
SNOTEL 1098
55" -1"
Pine Creek Pass
SNOTEL 695
34" -1"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
66" 0"
Cottonwood Creek
SNOTEL 419
47" 0"
West Yellowstone
SNOTEL 924
22" 0"
Garden City Summit
SNOTEL 1114
24" -2"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Mike Harris 12 6,564 ft
Trail Creek - Victor 11 6,726 ft
Alpine 16 5,687 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 50" 36° 2.2"
Snow King Ski Area 50" 36° 2.2"
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 95" 30° 1.57"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 513.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 1170.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 513.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 507.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Palisade Dam to Lorenzo (South Fork) 2690.0cfs 53.0 Mi II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 513.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Narrows 1180.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 1170.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+