River Calendar

Mon May 15 @08:00 -
Selway Permit Season
Sun May 28 @08:00 -
Middle Fork Salmon Permit Season Starts
  • Boise River Flows to Increase

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    The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are increasing flows from Lucky Peak Dam because of above-normal winter precipitation in the Boise River drainage. Flows through the City of Boise will increase from the current flow of 240 cubic-feet-per-second (cfs) to approximately 750 cfs on Monday, February 13. Incremental increases are expected through the week, resulting in a flow on Friday, February 17 of approximately 2,000 cfs. These releases are necessary to help reduce the risk of flooding later in the spring, which can happen with rapidly melting snow and seasonal precipitation.
  • Middle Fork Update

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    According to the USFS, the spring at Boundary Creek has gone dry.  The USFS is advising everyone needs to bring ALL water needed to the Boundary Creek launch.  Water is available at Indian Creek ONLY.  Boundary Creek and Indian Creek are open seven days a week, 7:00-5:30.  
  • Boise River flows to increase Monday

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    The Bureau of Reclamation will increase the water discharge from Lucky Peak Dam Monday, June 29, 2015, the bureau announced Friday. The Boise River flow will increase approximately 400 cubic feet per second to approximately 1,200 cfs through the city of Boise, according to a Bureau of Reclamation. The Boise River will remain at these higher levels through most of July and will return to normal midsummer flow at the end of July.  
  • South Fork Boise Washouts

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    On August 5th 2014 thunderstorms dumped up to three inches of rain in the Boise Mountains and washed out several creeks and gullies on the South Fork Boise River. Blacks Creek Road was washed out and closed for a couple days as well. The slides created several new rapids including one class V and another class IV. On August 5th 2014 thunderstorms dumped up to three inches of rain in the Boise Mountains and washed out several creeks and gullies on the South Fork Boise River. Blacks Creek Road was washed out and closed for a couple days as well.  
  • Boise River Flows to Increase

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    Caution Advised as Boise River Flows Increase BOISE, Idaho - The Bureau of Reclamation is advising people to exercise caution as flows begin to gradually increase Saturday along the Boise River from current flows of 300 cubic-feet-per-second at the Glenwood Bridge to about 1,800 cfs by Monday morning.
  • River Park Phase II Meeting

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    The Boise River Park held a meeting to present the preliminary plans for Phase II of the Project as well as provide the public an opportunity for input. The meeting was attended by approximately 60 people. The wave designs were presented by Scott Shipley of S2O design. The landscaping and greenbelt designs were presented by DHM Design of Durango Colorado. The overall project is in the hands of McMillan LLC of Boise.  

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Flows

Boise

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Boise
Middle Fork
3610
500
1500
South Fk
Canyon
4500
600
1800
South Fk
Upper
4500
600
2000
Mores Creek
Mores
8740
600
1300
Boise
River Park
8740
400
3500
Boise
The Weir
8740
1500
3000
Boise
N Fk Black Rock
1444
600
1000

Bruneau

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
West Fork
Lower
512
900
1500
Jarbidge
Jarbidge
63
150
450
Bruneau
Bruneau
1420
400
5000
Owyhee
Three Forks To Rome
4620
600
1500

Clearwater

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Selway
Lower
6790
1000
20000
Selway
Paradise
6790
1600
20000
Lochsa
Lower
5880
3000
15000
Lochsa River
Upper
5880
4000
7900
South Fk
Lower
3120
600
1200
South Fk
Golden Canyon
3120
600
1500
Lolo Creek
Lower
1160
300
600
Lolo Creek
Upper
1160
300
600
North Fk
Quartz Cr
8050
1000
15000
North Fk
Bungalow
8050
3000
15000
Potlatch
Lower
1010
300
1000
Potlatch
Canyon
1010
500
1600

Payette

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Deadwood
Lower
681
900
1200
Deadwood
Canyon
681
900s
2000
Middle Fork
Six Mile
1520
300
500
North Fork
T2B
5230
1,000
1700
North Fork
Cabarton
5230
1,000
3000
Payette
The Main
10700
600
4000
South Fork
Staircase
1590
200
4000
South Fork
Swirly
2391
500
1000
South Fork
Canyon
2391
500
1000

Salmon

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Middle Fork
MFS
3240
2040
7900
South Fk
Canyon
1410
100
3300
South Fk
Goat Cr
1410
3'-4,5'
Johnson Cr
Upper
840
Little Salmon
LS
1630
500
1200
Salmon
Gorge
21000
3,000
12000
Salmon
Riggins To Whitebird
21000
3,000
12000
Salmon
Vinegar Cr
21000
1,000
20000
Salmon
The Main
21000
<20,000 cfs

Snake

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Henrys Fork
Coffee Pot
510
1,000
2000
Henrys Fork
Box Canyon
2900
1,000
2000
Falls River
Lower
525
500
1200
Falls River
Cave Falls
525
500
1000
Teton River
Teton
1300
500
2000
Snake
Bliss
24500
5,000
20000
Snake
Hells Canyon
56800
10,000
30000
Malad
Lower
364
300
1500
Succor
Homedale
76
100
200
Snake
Birds Of Prey Natura
8800
10,000
20000
Snake
Milner Gorge
611
12,000
15000
Snake
Murtaugh Canyon
11311
900
34000

Panhandle

River
Section
CFS
Low
High
Moyie
Stateline
2490
500
1500
Boundary Cr
Stateline
471
400
1000
Saint Joe
Heller Creek
701
800
2000
Saint Joe
Marble Creek
6050
300
1500
Saint Joe
North Fork
6050
500
1000
Saint Joe
Skookum Canyon
6050
500
1500
Saint Joe
Tumbledown
6050
500
2000
Saint Maries
Loop
895
600
3000

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