Salmon - West Boundary Road Bridge to Q-100 Bridge

Salmon, Washington, US


West Boundary Road Bridge to Q-100 Bridge

Usual Difficulty II(IV) (for normal flows)
Length 8.2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 40 fpm
Max Gradient 90 fpm

River Description

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

  • Korb, G. 1997. A paddlers guide to the Olympic Peninsula. third edition.
  • local expert: Gary Korb & Carol Volk, 4930 Geiger Road, Port Orchard, WA 98366, 206-876-6780
  • Pacific Ranger District, South - USFS Olympic National Forest web site

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2003-11-06 02:03:57

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