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Printer Friendly Snake River (Murtaugh Canyon)

Snake River (Murtaugh Canyon)

Stretch: Murtaugh Rd to Twin Falls Reservoir
Difficulty: Class IV
Distance: 11.6 miles plus 1.4 miles of lake paddle out
Flows: ~1,500 to ~35,000 cfs. Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 27.5 fpm average
Put-in: River access at the Murtaugh Rd bridge
Take-out: River access at the dam on Twin Falls Reservoir
Shuttle: 17.9 miles (30 minutes one way)
Season: Dam Release. Sometimes it is rare, sometimes it is plentiful
Written: © 2018
Featured in A Wet State #140

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