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Rapid River Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River



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Rapid River Info
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Put In:  Below Seafoam G.S. at the end of the road
Take Out:  Cache Bar
Difficulty:  Class V
Gradient:  85 fpm
Run Length:  90 (13) miles
Good Level:  4'
Streamflow Comments: 
Primary Season: 
Permit:  Yes. A Middle Fork of the Salmon Permit is needed.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Camping on River:  Yes. Numerous spots, but must be registered in advance.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from Stanley: 1. Head north on Wall St toward Eva Falls Ave 213 ft 2. Turn left at ID-21 S/Eva Falls Ave 18.0 mi 3. Turn right at Lola Creek Campground Rd 174 ft 4. Take the 1st right onto Cape Horn Rd/Natl Forest Develop Road 008 Rd/Seafoam Rd 0.4 mi 5. Turn left at National Forest Development Rd 008/Seafoam Rd 1.8 mi 6. Turn right to stay on National Forest Development Rd 008/Seafoam Rd 11.3 mi 7. Turn left at National Forest Development Rd 010/Seafoam Creek Rd 2.1 mi Seafoam Creek The take-out is the same for the Middle Fork of the Salmon.


Rapid River on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

This is a class V wilderness steep creek. It is choked with logs; some blind corners sweep into log jams. A scout from an airplane would be a good idea. A hike to the put-in is required.


Last Edited by josho on 5/18/2011
 

Towns near Rapid River Kayaking

Hailey Idaho
Ketchum Idaho
Sun Valley Idaho


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