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South Fork-Grandjean Run Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Payette River

Put in at Sacajawea hotsprings

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South Fork-Grandjean Run Info
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Put In:  Sacajawea Hot Springs
Take Out:  Mountain View Campground
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  40 ft/mi
Run Length:  30 miles
Good Level:  1,000-3,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Primary Season: 
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Lightly used, swift mountain river offers good whitewater with nice scenery and inviting riverside hot springs.
Hazards:  Possible log hazards.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly National Forest
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Good camping at developed sites along the river including the put-in, Bonneville Hot Springs, Helende, and Mountain View Campground.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 100 miles North of Boise
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: Drive upstream along Idaho Hwy 21 and bear right on USFS Road 524, some 20 miles above Lowman, near milepost 94. Continue along the river to Sacajawea Hot Springs.

Take-out: Mountain View Campground is located a few miles east of Lowman off Hwy 21.

South Fork-Grandjean Run on the Payette River

Last Edited by josho on 5/16/2011

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