Salmon River - Hammer Creek to Heller Bar (Lower Salmon)

Billy Creek Rapids

Rapid Details

Name Billy Creek Rapids
Class II

The creek and rapids are named for a Nez Perce Indian named Salmon River Billy who once lived here. Chief Joseph and his followers forded the Lower Salmon River below the mouth of this creek while fleeing the U.S. Army after the White Bird Battle. Although the water was high, no lives were lost


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Recommended Flows Minimum: 3000.0
Maximum: 20000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 1072.05 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 45.99559591
Long - -116.64947282

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