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Little Salmon Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Little Salmon River



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Little Salmon Info
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Put In:  Hazard Creek
Take Out:  Riggins
Difficulty:  Class III 500-1200 cfs , Class IV 1200-3000 cfs , Class V >3000 cfs
Gradient:  76
Run Length:  19 miles
Current Streamflow:  228 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:00 AM - LITTLE SALMON RIVER AT RIGGINS ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  500-3000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May, June
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Camping on River:  Great camping is available at Hazard Creek. Huge sand beaches upstream of Riggins also work well. Zim's Hot Springs offer a place to warm up on colder day.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put in off of Hwy 95 at Hazard Creek. Take out up the highway in the town of Riggins.


Little Salmon on the Little Salmon River

This is a great class III-IV day run. Most of the run is continuous class II-III with a few ledges, blind corners and rock gardens. At high water, Ampitheater Hole becomes a class V ledge drop. It is a simple pour over into a circular hole just below Boulder Creek.


Last Edited by josho on 5/12/2011
 



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