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NARROWS

Snake River - wyoming
Updated Sept. 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
Class
III- to III+
Moderate
Length
3.6
Miles
Gradient
8.0
Feet / Mile
Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 4030 cfs
Average 8000 cfs
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Current Weather 74° Sunny
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This is a less run portion of the Snake in Alpine Canyon.  There is a nice class III rapid here called the narrows but you have to float a small section of Palisade Reservoir to get to the take-out. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 74. southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

This run is accessible from 2 public boat access points along the Snake River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December



Streamflow Conditions

The Narrows is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 4030cfs, about -57% below the average runnable rate of 8000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Narrows are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Snake River At Moose, Wy.


Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Snake River are between a bare minimum of 2000cfs and a high of 22000cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across 1 class III- to III+ obstacles as they float down this 4 mile stretch of the Snake River.

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
The Narrows Class III- to III+ 5635.02 Feet


Weather Overview: 74° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Snow showers likely before 7am, then rain and snow showers likely between 7am and 9am, then rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%. to sunny, with a high near 74. southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 59° - 74°



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