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Difficulty III
Length 19 Miles
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Reach Info Last Updated 11/30/2010 9:01 pm

River Description


Paddling this section of the Wild and Scenic Snake River is currently prohibited by Yellowstone National Park.

The Wild and Scenic Upper Snake River below Heart River features spectacular scenery and moderate Class III rapids in an extremely remote canyon.  If it were not prohibited, this section of the Snake River would provide an incredible and unique multi-day backcountry paddling trip for those willing to hike into Heart Lake and paddle out on the Snake. 

 

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Save The Date: Wild West River Fest (WY)

7/3/2017
Kestrel Kunz

Cody, Wyoming - This August 19 & 20 the Wild West Paddle Club is hosting the 2017 Wild West River Fest in Cody, Wyoming. In celebration of the beautiful Shoshone River, the Fest has events for everyone - Slalom Race, Class II Sprint, Shoshone Canyon Boater Cross, and many other fun activities for the whole family! Weekend festivities are free to the public, with the exception of race registration fees for competitors. You can find a full schedule here and all competitors need to register online in advance.  

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AW asks Yellowstone and Grand Teton to Consider Paddling

6/24/2013
Kevin Colburn

Earlier today, American Whitewater submitted comments on the Draft Comprehensive River Management Plan for the Wild and Scenic Rivers designated under the Craig Thomas Snake River Headwaters Act.  We encourage river enthusiasts to contact Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and ask them to reconsider paddling in their planning process.  

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Public Comment Opportunity on Yellowstone Paddling

12/20/2010
Kevin Colburn

The Park Service is seeking your advice on how to manage several newly designated Wild and Scenic Rivers in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.  Paddling is currently prohibited on most of these rivers.  We encourage paddlers to offer management suggestions that support river recreation and conservation before the end of 2010.

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Yellowstone Park Wild and Scenic River Meetings This Week

11/29/2010
Kevin Colburn

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are hosting two "scoping" meetings this week in order to help them craft a good management plan for newly designated Wild and Scenic Rivers in the parks, on several of which paddling is currently prohibited.  Paddlers are encouraged to attend these meetings, and/or submit written comments on this important issue. 

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Kevin Colburn

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1198864 11/30/10 Kevin Colburn