SEASON: Winter rain storms.
ACCESS: At mile 137.5 on Highway 101 take FR 21 east (this is also marked as West Boundary Road). Follow FR 21 4.4 miles to the put-in bridge across the Salmon River. The takeout is the Q-1000 bridge across the Salmon River.
For current information on roads check the Olympic National Forest web site (check rec reports for Pacific Ranger District - South) or call 360-956-2400.
Most of the run is low gradient class II, but it starts out with a short gorge. Beware of large wood after you've passed through the gorge.
lat/long approximated by Tiger map server
for additional information see
A comprehensive guide to 75 river runs on Washington's beautiful Olympic Peninsula.
Check the USGS Queets gauge and look for flows around 10k after moderate rain.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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