Palouse River - 2. Palouse Falls State Park to Lyons Ferry State Park


Palouse River, Washington, US

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2. Palouse Falls State Park to Lyons Ferry State Park

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 22 fpm

Palouse River


Palouse River
Photo by Thomas O'Keefe © taken 10/05/10

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
PALOUSE RIVER AT HOOPER, WA
usgs-13351000 500 - 2000 cfs II 00h48m 230 cfs (too low)


River Description

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.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2014-01-16 01:09:40

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