Spokane - Post Falls Dam to State Line


Spokane, Idaho, US

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Post Falls Dam to State Line

Usual Difficulty III+ (for normal flows)
Length 6 Miles

Trailer Park Wave


Trailer Park Wave
Photo of John Patrouch by Michael French taken 05/18/04

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SPOKANE RIVER NR POST FALLS ID
usgs-12419000 700 - 35000 cfs III+ 00h45m 1010 cfs (running)


River Description

Most of this section is a class 1 float trip under normal flows.  There appears to be a section suitable for whitewater immediately below a dam.  Access to that section is unkown.

Put in:  Corbin Park provides access to a class 1 section.  There appears to be swiftwater and possibly rapids upstream of Corbin Park, but it is not clear whether there is any public access to the river upstream of Corbin Park. 

There appears to be a fairly steep and rocky streambed for a short ways immediately below the Post Falls dam.  This section is bypassed by a pipe to a powerhouse.  It is not clear how to access this section or how to tell when it has boatable flows.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2013-07-29 07:11:46

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Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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October 17 2007 (3994 days ago)
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this stretch should include the lengthall the way to Sullivan Rd. in Spokane Valley-- 2000cfs and
above produce several more good playspots. Did it twice!


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