Palouse River, Washington, US
|Usual Difficulty||II (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||22 fpm|
|PALOUSE RIVER AT HOOPER, WA|
|usgs-13351000||500 - 2000 cfs||II||00h49m||2500 cfs (too high)|
Tyler Bradt made history by kayaking 186' high Palouse Falls in April of 2009 to set the World Record Waterfall Descent.
For the rest of us, a scenic class II run begins at the base of the falls through a deep gorge. The river ends with at the stagnant waters held back by the Snake River's Lower Monument Dam.