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Yankee Fork Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Salmon River

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Yankee Fork Info
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Put In:  Polecamp Flat
Take Out:  Sunbeam
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  87 fpm
Run Length:  3 miles
Good Level:  300-1500 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  May, June
Primary Season: 
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 right at Eva Falls Ave 0.4 mi 3. Turn left at ID-75 N 13.0 mi 4. Turn left at Yankee Fork Rd 3.1 mi Polecamp Flat Campground To get to the take-out, head back down Yankee Fork Rd to Sunbeam.

Yankee Fork on the Salmon River

Yankee Fork is a small steep river with lots of blind corners and good drops. There are several good rapids through out the run, although none are spectacular. The scenery is beautiful.

Last Edited by josho on 5/18/2011

Towns near Yankee Fork Kayaking

Hailey Idaho
Ketchum Idaho
Sun Valley Idaho

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  • Hamilton Montana Online
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