Salmon, Idaho, US
|Usual Difficulty||III-IV (for normal flows)|
|SALMON RIVER AT WHITE BIRD ID|
|usgs-13317000||5000 - 30000 cfs||III-IV||00h36m||3620 cfs (too low)|
See also Idaho: the Whitewater State by Amaral.
Grant advises: "For a movie, see Marilyn Monroe in 'River of No Return.'" I don't know about you, but I'm heading for the library to see if it's in their archives.
This roadless river is amazing. Eagles and otter roam and are protected. Thank you Idaho.
All boaters must have a permit. There are eight launches per day allowed on the Main Salmon during the controlled season - June 20 thru September 7 - and these are assigned through the 4 Rivers Lottery System
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|69.0||Hot springs pool|
|82.6||Yellow Pine Bar|
New Online Reservations Coming for Four Idaho Rivers
October 1, 2009
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Plan includes management plan for Middle Fork Salmon and Salmon Wild and Scenic Rivers.