THE SALMON - A WILD AND SCENIC RIVER, ID
Welcome to the Salmon River. This guide will assist you with river navigation and offer historical as well as natural history information. There is useful information for trip preparation which will guide you in completing your trip in a safe and enjoyable manner. Along with a list of equipment required for the "Wild" section of the river, there is information that will help protect the rivers natural environment. The camp capacity recommendations are identified at medium to low flows, generally the time of peak river use. General rapid descrptions and ratings are provided for the river at medium to low flows. A Forest Service patrol may be on the river intermittently throughout the season. They carry communication equipment and may be able to aid you in the event of an emergency or if you need information. Please be aware that the Salmon River requires adequate equipment and considerable skill to navigate safely.