Snake River - Pittsburg Landing to Heller Bar

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Description

The snake river is considered a scenic river at this point.  This is still a remote canyon with many class II rapids and camps.  Many boaters float this section by continuing from the Hells Canyon run, putting in at Pittsburg Landing, or floating in from the lower Salmon River where it joins the Snake River in this section.

There are many Jetboats on this section of river so make sure to not enter any rapids if the jet boat has already commited to running the rapid.

Statistics

Class II to III
Current Flow 15500.0 CFS
08-20-2017 09:45
Recommended Flow Minimum: 6000.0
Average: 30000.0
Maximum: 80000.0
Typical Season Begins: January
Ends: December
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: Yes
Canoeing: Yes
SUP: No
Packrafting: No
Fishing: Yes
Primary Gauge SNAKE RIVER BL MCDUFF RAPIDS AT CHINA GARDENS, ID
Length 46.0 Mile(s)
Gradient FPM