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Goat Creek Run Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Salmon River-South Fork

Goat Creek Run Info
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Put In:  Goat Creek
Take Out:  Poverty Flats
Difficulty:  Class IV , Class V
Gradient:  83 ft/mi
Run Length:  6 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Readings usually available from the USFS, 208-634-
Good Level:  1,500-3,500 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June
Permit:  Not presently required
Character/Similar To:  Swift mountain river with ledge drops, rock gardens and log hazards.
Hazards:  Secluded area, extremely cold water, big drops, tight squeezes and several log hazards.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Land Ownership:  Mostly National Forest
Wilderness:  Yes
Camping on River:  Generally considered a day run.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 150 miles Northeast of Boise
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Goat Creek is located about 8.9 miles north of Warm Lake on Road 674.

Take-out: Poverty Flats is located about 14 miles north of Warm lake on Road 674.

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Blackfoot Idaho
Burley Idaho
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Jerome Idaho
McCall Idaho
Moscow Idaho
New Meadows Idaho
Orofino Idaho
Pocatello Idaho
Pollock Idaho
Rexburg Idaho
Rigby Idaho
Riggins Idaho
Saint Anthony Idaho
Twin Falls Idaho

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