Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge To Lynx Creek Campground)


If you are looking for a good class II beginner run with killer scenery and clear water, this small stretch of the Greys River is a good candidate.  As with any mountain river keep and eye out for logs and wood hazards and scout from the road as you setup shuttles.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Greys River are between a bare minimum of 800cfs and a high of 4,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 13023000, the Greys River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy Remember only watercraft are permitted at Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground).

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Smiths Fork Near Border
USGS 10032000
69 cfs 1.1 ft
Gros Ventre River At Zenith Wy
USGS 13015000
46 cfs 17.1 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
66 cfs 1.6 ft
Bear River At Pescadero
USGS 10068500
52 cfs 1.9 ft
Buffalo Fork Ab Lava Creek Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011900
172 cfs 0.9 ft
Bear River At Border
USGS 10039500
129 cfs 1.3 ft
Fish Creek At Wilson
USGS 13016450
83 cfs 1.9 ft
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
1,240 cfs 1.2 ft
Pacific Creek At Moran Wy
USGS 13011500
38 cfs 4.0 ft
Little Granite Creek At Mouth Nr Bondurant Wy
USGS 13019438
5 cfs ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Two Ocean Plateau
SNOTEL 837
6" 0"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
3" 1"
Spring Creek Divide
SNOTEL 779
7" -1"
Snake River Station
SNOTEL 764
1" 1"
Grand Targhee
SNOTEL 1082
11" 0"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
1" 0"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
2" -1"
Salt River Summit
SNOTEL 730
1" 0"
White Elephant
SNOTEL 860
2" -1"
Blind Bull Sum
SNOTEL 353
5" 3"
Granite Creek
SNOTEL 497
1" 0"
Indian Creek
SNOTEL 544
9" 0"
Garden City Summit
SNOTEL 1114
2" -1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Murphy Creek 10 6,210 ft
Elbow 7 5,779 ft
Cabin Creek 10 5,850 ft
East Table Creek 17 5,789 ft
Forest Park 12 6,947 ft
Station Creek 15 5,813 ft
Moose Flat 10 6,415 ft
Lynx Creek 10 6,195 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort -1" 44° 10.51"
Snow King Ski Area -1" 44° 10.51"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper Greys (Lynx Creek to Little Greys) 241.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to IV+
Granite Creek 45.7cfs 9.1 Mi II to III
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 241.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Astoria to West Table 714.0cfs 9.5 Mi I to II
Upper Greys (Murphy Creek Bridge to Lynx Creek Campground) 241.0cfs 2.5 Mi II to II+
Lower Greys (Squaw Creek to Bridge Campground) 241.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+ to V-
Narrows 714.0cfs 3.6 Mi III- to III+
Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch) 714.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+