Loon Creek - Loon Creek Ranger Station to confluence with M. F. Salmon

Loon Creek, Idaho, US


Loon Creek Ranger Station to confluence with M. F. Salmon

Usual Difficulty IV-V (for normal flows)
Length 24 Miles

Nate on last drop Loon Cr.,

Nate on last drop Loon Cr.,
Photo of Nate Pirtz by Ben Clack taken 05-04

River Description

Loon Creek is a multi-day adventure run that includes paddling around 50 miles of the Middle Fork Salmon, or people often hike up from the Middle Fork to run the bottom canyon. Best done when the Middle Fork is at a medium flow.

Great little video by Eric Clancy: https://vimeo.com/222578493


In Love With Frank from Seth Dahl on Vimeo.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-02-06 15:40:30

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