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Teton county, Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     3 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Wyoming tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. This section of Snake River in Teton County is 3 miles long and has been rated as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch stretch is one of them.
    Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places for that. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This is a bit of a short stretch so
no need to bring snacks. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The put-in is not too far from Jackson, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. The beautiful scenery of Wyoming and the playfulness  
of the water attract people from near and far. The river winds through the Teton Range and you get great scenery.

Briefly about the general area:
Huckleberry Hot Springs is a stunning place to explore while you're at Snake River; needless to say, A trip to Lewis Canyon is always fun. And if that's not enough there's lots more entertaining stuff to do in the Teton Range. Good hiking is available along the South Boundary Trail, and Huckleberry Hot Springs is always fun to check out. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Go for a hike on the Sheffield Creek Trail.

Snake River, Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Snake River.
 Whitewater Near Snake River:
Snake River, Teton County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch)
Ditch Creek, Teton County, 22 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (North and South Branch confluence to US26)
Bitch Creek, Teton County, 23 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6 miles long (Headwaters to state line)
Bitch Creek, Teton/ Freemont County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10 miles long (Coyote Meadows to Highway 32 Bridge)
Gros Ventre River, Teton County, 26 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5 miles long (Lower Slide Lake to Kelly)
Falls River, Fremont County, 26 miles away
      Class III - 14 miles long (Cave Falls Campground WY to Concrete Bridge)
Robinson Creek, Fremont County, 29 miles away
      Class II-III - 21.9 miles long (Yellowstone National Park to Warm River)
 Ski Areas Near Snake River:
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 26 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 29 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Snow King, Wyoming , 33 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 71 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Big Sky, Montana , 77 miles away, 4350 foot drop, 17 lifts, 150 runs
Moonlight Basin, Montana , 80 miles away, 4166 foot drop, 7 lifts, 97 runs
White Pine, Wyoming , 85 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 25 runs
Bridger Bowl, Montana , 86 miles away, 2600 foot drop, 8 lifts, 71 runs
 Marinas Near Snake River:
Leek's Marina, Moran , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Snake River:
Togwotee Mountain Lodge, Moran , 16 miles away
Pony Express Motel, Jackson , 20 miles away
Four Seasons Jackson Hole, Teton Village , 28 miles away
Alpenhof Lodge, Teton Village , 29 miles away
Inn At Jackson Hole, Teton Village , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Snake River:
Grand Teton National Park - Flagg Ranch, Moose, 1 miles away
Sheffield Creek, Moose, 1 miles away
Grand Teton National Park - Grassy Lake Road, Moose, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Snake River:
Sheffield Creek Trail, Teton , 3 miles away
South Boundary Trail, Teton , 4 miles away
Arizona Creek Trail, Teton , 5 miles away
Beula Lake Trail, Teton , 8 miles away
Webb Canyon Trail, Teton , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Snake River:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 26 miles away
Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park - WY , 43 miles away
 Lakes Near Snake River
Jackson Lake, Teton , 14 miles away
Two Ocean Lake, Teton , 14 miles away

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