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Wiley Reach Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Snake River

Wiley Reach Info
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Put In:  Malad River Confluence
Take Out:  Shoestring Road Bridge
Difficulty:  Class II +
Gradient:  14 ft/mi
Run Length:  5 miles
Good Level:  1,500-20,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 
Permit:  Not presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Big gentle river provides a pleasant float with good scenery, some big roller coaster rapids, and big surf waves.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Considered a day trip.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 102 miles Southeast of Boise
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: From I-84 take Exit 141 and go 5 miles towards Hagerman. When you reach the Malad River, cross the bridge, turn right and follow the dirt road down to the Snake River.

Take-out: Go back across the bridge and take the first road to the left, continue along the road until it crosses the river.

Wiley Reach on the Snake River

Last Edited by josho on 3/21/2011

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