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Idaho whitewater, Teton River

Fremont county, Teton Dam site to Teton Forks section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6.3 miles
 
Looks like the put in coordinates are off.† They seem to be a bit far north towards the henry's fork.† Maybe I'm wrong or it could be Google earth, but if you look at where the river is and the old Teton Dam it is understandable. Says Joe Temus

The put-in location is a short drive from Rexburg, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The scenic beauty of Fremont County and the beautiful way the water current moves
    down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. This section of Teton River in Fremont County is 6.3 miles long and is a class II-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. There's
camping available near Teton River. This is a pretty decent length section, good for a one day paddling trip. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good places for that around here. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back  
for more. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Idaho is often more difficult than elsewhere, so keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
You can never get enough of the great skiing at Kelly Canyon, and there is a splendid hiking trail close by called the Carlton Cutoff Trail. At Teton River you always meet someone from Chester. High temperatures at Teton River during the warm months are in the 80's, and the nighttime is slightly chillier of course, typically in the 40's.

Teton River, Teton Dam site to Teton Forks road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Teton River.
 Whitewater Near Teton River:
Teton River, Fremont County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.3 miles long (Teton Dam site to Teton Forks)
Henrys Fork, Fremont County, 20 miles away
      Class III-V - 11 miles long (Riverside Campground to above Upper Mesa Falls)
Henrys Fork, Fremont/ Madison County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II+(V) - 4 miles long (Lower Mesa Falls to Warm River)
Teton River, Teton/ Madison/ Fremont County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Highway 33 Bridge to Spring Hollow)
Falls River, Fremont County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Concrete Bridge to Kirkham Bridge)
Warm River, Fremont County, 26 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Twisted Draw to Warm River Campground)
Bitch Creek, Teton/ Fremont County, 28 miles away
      Class IV-V - 13 miles long (Highway 32 Bridge Close to Wyoming line to Teton River)
Henrys Fork, Fremont County, 28 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Box Canyon to Last Chance)
 Ski Areas Near Teton River:
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 14 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 43 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 54 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Snow King, Wyoming , 61 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Big Sky, Montana , 69 miles away, 4350 foot drop, 17 lifts, 150 runs
Pebble Creek, Idaho , 70 miles away, 2911 foot drop, 3 lifts, 54 runs
Moonlight Basin, Montana , 70 miles away, 4166 foot drop, 7 lifts, 97 runs
Beaver Mountain, Utah , 97 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 5 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Teton River:
Super 8 Rexburg, Rexburg , 15 miles away
Magnuson Hotel Rexburg, Rexburg , 16 miles away
Quality Inn Rexburg, Rexburg , 17 miles away
SpringHill Suites Rexburg, Rexburg , 17 miles away
AmericInn Rexburg, Rexburg , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Teton River:
Sand Creek Wildlife Management Area, Chester, 5 miles away
Jessen's RV and Bed and Breakfast, Ashton, 10 miles away
Harriman State Park, Island Park, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Teton River:
Carlton Cutoff Trail, Madison , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Teton River:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 60 miles away
Harriman State Park, Idaho , 23 miles away
Targhee National Forest, Idaho , 24 miles away
Henrys Lake State Park, Idaho , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Teton River:
Timberline Golf, Ashton , 15 miles away
Rexburg Municipal Golf Course, Rexburg , 16 miles away
Teton Lakes Golf Course, Rexburg , 17 miles away

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