Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Salmon River



10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days



Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Salmon River is located in Idaho in the northwestern United States. The Salmon is also known as "The River of No Return". It flows for 425 miles (685 km) through central Idaho, draining a rugged, thinly populated watershed of 14,000 square miles (36,000 km2) and dropping more than 7,000 feet (2,100 m) between its headwaters, near Galena Summit above the Sawtooth Valley in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, and its confluence with the Snake River. Measured at White Bird, its average discharge is 11,060 cubic feet per second (82,700 US gal/s; 313 m3/s). It is one of the largest ... Source: Wikipedia