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Wyoming whitewater, Snake River

Teton Lincoln county, West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     30 miles
 
This is not a suggestion for the Snake River.

I suggest adding some rivers not on the Wyoming page. First is the Bear River that flows out of Utah into Evanston, Wyoming. This is a good class II or III- at high flow right around the city. It has a kayak park with some decent named rapids such as Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and the Bear Paw. The flow is typically in May and June.

I have not rafted the Salt River in Afton, Wyoming,
    but it is a known river in that area.

I have packrafted the North Fork of the Buffalo and the Buffalo near Jackson. This is near packrafting perfection. About a 5 mile hike and a 10 mile raft. Class III June-August.

There
is also the Pacific Creek near Jackson. Says John Williams

West Table to Sheep Gulch is only 8 miles. Early summer it takes 1 hour to run the section, late summer, about an hour and a half. Says TB

The distance from west table to sheep gulch is not 30 miles and can be run multiple times in a day. Also, this stretch can be much harder than class three at high river flows. Says KC

The put-in location is a reasonable drive
 
from Jackson, as you can see on the road map further down. This section of Snake River in Wyoming is 30 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-III section of whitewater. The natural beauty of Wyoming and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch section is just one of them. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Snake River, West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch 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 Snake River.
 Whitewater Near Snake River:
Greys River, Lincoln County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Little Greys River to Highway bridge)
Snake River, Teton Lincoln County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 30 miles long (West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch)
Whitewater Outfitter - Teton White Water, Salt Lake County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Snake River, Teton County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (South Park Bridge to Astoria Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Mad River Boat Trips, Teton County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Acme Raft Rentals, Teton County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Barker Ewing River Trips, Teton County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Lewis & Clark Expeditions, Teton County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Snake River - South Fork, Bonneville County, 22 miles away
      Class II - 43 miles long (Palisades Dam to Launch Site East of Poplar)
Pine Creek, Bonneville County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 17.8 miles long (Headwaters to South Fork Snake River confluence)
 Ski Areas Near Snake River:
Snow King, Wyoming , 17 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 20 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 29 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 55 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Beaver Mountain, Utah , 77 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 5 lifts, 30 runs
White Pine, Wyoming , 80 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 25 runs
Pebble Creek, Idaho , 91 miles away, 2911 foot drop, 3 lifts, 54 runs
 Hotels Near Snake River:
Super 8 Jackson Hole, Jackson , 15 miles away
Hampton Inn Jackson Hole WY, Jackson , 15 miles away
Wyoming Inn Of Jackson Hole, Jackson , 16 miles away
Jackson Hole Lodge, Jackson , 16 miles away
The Sassy Moose Inn, Wilson , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Snake River:
Wolf Creek Campground, Lincoln County, 2 miles away
Little Cottonwood Group - Bridger-Teton National Forest, Jackson, 3 miles away
Little Cottonwood Group, Alpine, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Snake River:
Rendezvous Mountain Trail, Teton , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Snake River:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 22 miles away
Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Snake River:
In The Hole Golf, Jackson , 14 miles away
Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club, Jackson , 20 miles away

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