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  Snake River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Snake River is 1,038 miles (1,670 km) in length, and is the Columbia River's main tributary.
The Snake originates near the Continental Divide in Yellowstone National Park in NW Wyoming and flows south to Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park and past the town of Jackson.
Snake River is home to a variety of outdoor sporting activities, including fly-fishing, hiking and biking, golf, and horseback riding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snake_River   (569 words)

  
 Snake River - State canoe routes: Minnesota DNR
The upper Snake, from Silver Star Road access to County Road #3 access, is dotted with rapids/falls ranging from Class I to Class IV depending on water levels.
From north of McGrath to the St. Croix River, the river falls 440 feet, an average of 5.2 feet per mile.
The river varies in width from 20 to 250 feet.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /canoeing/snakeriver/index.html   (471 words)

  
 Friends of the Snake River
Recognizing the outstanding scenic, fishery, wildlife and recreational qualities of the Snake River and its Valley, the mission of the Friends of the Snake River is hereby declared to be the oversight, protection and general stewardship of these qualities in the watercourse, riparian environments and the extended watershed of the River.
The Snake River is located in east-central Minnesota, between the Twin Cities and Duluth, and is a part of the St. Croix River basin.
Some of the steepest gradients in the River are found between McGrath and the bridge east of Woodland where the River flows through two granite gorges known as the Upper and Lower Falls of the Snake River.
www.snakerivermn.org   (531 words)

  
 The Snake River offers scenic
This stretch of the River is 16.5 miles, drops 56 feet (3.4 foot drop per mile), is 3 to 75 feet wide, and is 1 to 4 feet deep.
This stretch of the River is 13.1 miles, drops 159 feet in elevation (12.1 feet per mile), is 20 to 85 feet wide, and is 1 to 5 feet deep.
This stretch of the Snake River is 13.7 miles, drops 60 feet (4.4 feet per mile), is 35 to 125 feet wide and 1 to 7 feet deep.
www.snakerivermn.org /canoe.htm   (814 words)

  
 Snake River Farms
Snake River's cattle are fed a 'slow- grow' ration of barley, wheat and alfalfa.
Snake River has trademarked the phrase; "the butterknife beef," and Lindsey says that once a consumer "gives it a try, he or she will be hooked."
Snake River builds on those natural characteristics by having its patties shipped from its Washington state plant to San Diego, where Jensen Meats grinds and forms the ground beef, using a modified and patented former-one of only two in the nation-that fills the mold by injecting product from the side rather than the top.
www.snakeriverfarms.com /publicity/featured-MMTnov2003.asp   (1930 words)

  
 Snake River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Snake River (LSMR-533) was laid down on 9 June 1945 by Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Tex.; launched on 14 July; and commissioned on 12 October, Lt.
Snake River sailed to Charleston, S.C., and began her shakedown cruise from there on 21 November.
Snake River was struck from the Navy list on 1 October 1958 and scrapped.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/s14/snake_river.htm   (131 words)

  
 Smallmouth Bass fishing on the Snake River
The upper section of the Snake River Canyon can't be beat for a day of sight seeing, bass fishing and enjoying the beauty of the canyon.
The best time to target a trophy or record sized Smallmouth is during the pre-spawn period in the spring, beginning as early as March and continuing well into June the big hens are at their heaviest and this is also the most active period of the year for the biggest fish.
Snake River Smallmouth Bass Fishing from Lower Granite Dam in Washington to        ;                                             Hells Canyon in Idaho and Oregon
www.snakeriverguides.com /smallmouthbass.html   (465 words)

  
 Snake River Alliance > Welcome
Snake River Alliance reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Snake River Alliance Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Snake River Alliance Web Site.
Snake River Alliance is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Snake River Alliance of the site or any association with its operators.
Snake River Alliance reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Snake River Alliance's sole discretion.
www.snakeriveralliance.org /Welcome/tabid/92/ctl/Terms/Default.aspx   (1415 words)

  
 American Whitewater - NWRI - Snake 8 - Salmon River to Lewiston
The last section of the Snake suitable for whitewater craft starts from the confluence with the Salmon River and ends at the slackwater of Lewiston, Idaho, an inland "seaport" created by the four Lower Snake River Dams.
Continuing downstream from Lewiston, the Snake is a flatwater (at least as long as the dams are in place) but the Northwest Discovery Trail is currently being planned which would provide a paddler route that starts on the Clearwater, joins the Snake at Lewiston, and continues on down the Columbia.
The river reaches the confluence with the Clearwater at river mile 139.2.
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/id/634   (515 words)

  
 Clearwater River and Snake River fishing-Steelhead, Sturgeon, Smallmouth Bass and Salmon.
This river is very shallow during the summer months with increased flows in the fall and winter.
This scenic river has numerous rapids and is a play ground for the gentle giants, the White Sturgeon.
The Snake also has some excellent Smallmouth Bass fishing both in numbers and some truly trophy fish, as well as great winter steelhead fishing!  The Snake River and it's unique history and the magnificent scenery and wildlife makes this river a truly wondrous place.
www.snakeriverguides.com   (665 words)

  
 Snake Wild and Scenic River, Idaho and Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
According to the Nez Perce tribe, Coyote dug the Snake River Canyon in a day to protect the people on the west side of the river from the Seven Devils, a band of evil spirits living in the mountain range to the east.
Until a million years ago, the Owyhee Mountains acted as a dam between the Snake River and its current confluence with the Columbia River, creating a vast lake in what is now southwestern Idaho.
According to Bill Gulic in his book, Snake River Country, the Snake drains 109,000 square miles and contributes 36 million acre-feet of water to the Columbia, ranking 6th in volume among the nation's rivers.
www.nps.gov /rivers/wsr-snake.html   (1756 words)

  
 "Snake River Country, Idaho - Great Rivers - Angler's OnLine"
On the Snake River Plain more and more water was being diverted from streams for agriculture resulting in the loss of both habitat and fish.
Settlement of Teton Valley, the Lost River valleys, and the Swan and Grand valleys of the South fork of the Snake River was next.
Facing east, the South Fork of the Snake River in a verdant fringe is seen flowing almost straight across the plain from its canyon between the Big Hole and Caribou ranges.
www.flyanglersonline.com /features/greatrivers/snake   (2174 words)

  
 Wild and Scenic Snake River
About 67.5 miles of the Snake River in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area were designated in 1975 as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
The Snake River National Recreation Trail extends 30 miles from Pittsburg Landing to Butler Bar on the Idaho side of the Snake River.
On the Oregon side, the Snake River Trail (Trail #1726) parallels the river from Dug Bar to Battle Creek, 45.5 miles.
www.fs.fed.us /hellscanyon/things_to_see_and_do/snake_river   (1048 words)

  
 Snake River logistics and description by Tim Gregg. Presented by Kayak Yukon.
Most of the river by far is solid class II but there are some class III moves in the upper canyon, several solid class III rapids along the way (which can be cheated), and a class IV canyon near half way down.
Everything on this river would be great fun in a whitewater boat but given the temperature of the water, the remote location of the river, and a loaded tripping canoe we cheated some big stuff, lined one big class III hole train and portaged the class IV.
This may be due to the high water but the hills surrounding the lower stretches of the river seem to be mostly dirt and are constantly caving into the river.
www.kayak.yk.ca /html/rivers/snake/index.html   (1562 words)

  
 Snake River Farms
This ancient breed from Japan is the foundation for the elite quality of Snake River Farms american style kobe beef.
Snake River Farms cattle are raised in a comfortable environment along the high plain of the Snake River eliminating the need for certain traditional Japanese techniques like massage and beer-feeding that were historically performed due to confinement.
The beauty of Snake River Farms american style kobe beef is its simplicity.
www.snakeriverfarms.com /products/kobe-beef.asp   (530 words)

  
 Snake River
The Snake River as it leaves Grand Teton National Park is equally as breathtaking as it is as it flows through the Park but allows you to see the Grand Teton Mountain Range from different angles and vantage points.
One of the Fine-spotted Snake River Cutthroat most endearing qualities is its fondness for feeding on top sipping mayflies flies or attacking stoneflies, drakes and hoppers.
The key to fishing the banks of this river while floating is getting your fly as tight to the bank as possible and allowing it to drift just inches form the bank in most spots unless there is no current there.
www.jhonefly.org /jacksonhole/snakeriver.htm   (831 words)

  
 Snake River Alliance > Welcome
This summer the Snake River Alliance's executive director, along with two other nuclear activists from the West, traveled to Siberia to build coalitions with Russian communities working for nuclear accountability.
The Ploughshares Fund is a public grantmaking foundation that supports initiatives to prevent the spread and use of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and other weapons of war, and to prevent conflicts that could lead to the use of weapons of mass destruction.
Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) is trying to more accurately track the movement of water in the Snake River Aquifer, a very complex system, and to investigate the feasibility of “stabilizing” strontium-90 in the soil.
www.snakeriveralliance.org   (3667 words)

  
 GORP - Snake River, Oregon
The 31.5-mile section of river between Hells Canyon Dam and Pittsburg Landing is designated"Wild" under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The 36-mile section of river downstream from Pittsburg Landing to mile 180.2 is designated "Scenic." An additional 4.2 miles of the river from mile 180.2 north to the NRA boundary at the Oregon-Washington line is recommended for "Scenic" designation.
This ranch is the northernmost river portal on the Snake River within Hells Canyon NRA and is staffed year round.
www.gorp.com /gorp/resource/us_river/or_snake.htm   (1704 words)

  
 Snake River whitewater rafting trips Idaho, Oregon, Hells Canyon
Snake River rafting trips through Hells Canyon are some of the best family rafting vacations in the West.
The Snake River canyon is the deepest in North America.
And foremost, the Snake River itself is spectacular with huge high volume flows (more cubic feet per second than the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon), warm water perfect for swimming, famous big wave rapids, and excellent fishing.
www.snakerafting.com   (379 words)

  
 Snake River Whitewater Rafting
Snake River whitewater rafting trips through Hells Canyon are terrific Idaho vacations.
In Hells Canyon, the Snake River separates Idaho and Oregon by cutting America's deepest canyon.
snake river middle fork of the salmon salmon river
www.snakeriverrafting.net   (463 words)

  
 PRR Snake River Canyon Half Marathon
The Snake River Half Marathon is a well-organized race put on by the Palouse Road Runners on the first Saturday in March every year.
It is a beautiful river canyon out-and-back course on the Wawawai River Road along the Snake River.
The river elevation is only around 720 feet and the weather in the canyon is usually quite warm for March.
www.palouseroadrunners.org /RunningRoutes/SnakeRiverMap.htm   (361 words)

  
 Will Dornan`s Snake River Angler
Snake River Angler is a fly fishing outfitter with the finest fly fishing guides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Snake River Angler's guided fishing trips span over 100 miles of the Snake River through Jackson Hole from Jackson Lake to Palisades Reservoir with permits for Grand Teton National Park and Bridger Teton National Forest.
Snake River Angler has guided fishing trips in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park and Bridger Teton National Forest which means we can provide a drift boat experience on the best water...
www.snakeriverangler.com   (358 words)

  
 Snake River Rafting in Idaho
A Snake River rafting trip begins at Hells Canyon Dam and flows through the deepest canyon in North America.
River Odysseys West Whitewater Rafting has been a leader in the adventure travel industry since 1979.
While the Snake River is considered Class III-IV, most of its rapids occur in the first thirty miles.
www.rafting.com /snake-river-rafting.htm   (461 words)

  
 American Rivers:
The salmon and steelhead of the Snake River are magnificent creatures, traveling over 900 miles from the sea to spawn in Idaho’s high mountain streams.
Unfortunately, this icon of the region is threatened with extinction, due primarily to the effects of the four lower Snake River dams.
Removing these outdated dams and restoring a free-flowing lower Snake River would allow for the restoration of healthy, fishable salmon and steelhead runs to the largest potential block of healthy salmon habitat remaining in the lower 48 states.
www.americanrivers.org /site/PageServer?pagename=AMR_Snake   (300 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Sonic Jihad: Music: Snake River Conspiracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Snake River Adventures in Hells Canyon — Snake River Hells Canyon jet boat tours and fishing charters leaving from Lewiston, Idaho and Clarkston, Washington.
I'd be lying if I told you that this is all Snake River Conspiracy because its so easy to see influences from other bands who are completely sure of their music (NIN and Collide are probably the major influences).
Snake river conspiricy are the most original band for years.
www.amazon.com /Sonic-Jihad-Snake-River-Conspiracy/dp/B00004S7KX   (1721 words)

  
 Jackson Hole Kayak Instruction - Snake River Whitewater Classes and Courses
A healthy and delicious lunch is provided, and then, depending on the particular skills to be introduced or practiced, the instructors pick an appropriate stretch of the Snake River or one of its many tributaries for an afternoon river session, all within a few minutes driving time.
With its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant wildlife, the entire Snake River Corridor is one of the most remarkable places to paddle in the country.
Flowing into the Snake, the class II and III rapids of Granite Creek and the Hoback River provide a more technical stretch of river for developing and fine tuning intermediate whitewater paddling skills.
www.snakeriverkayak.com /instruction.htm   (632 words)

  
 Will Dornan`s Snake River Angler | fly fishing articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Once the river clears, around mid-July or early August, the Snake river is the place to be.
It's great fun to float this section but the awesome power of the Snake River must always stay in the back of your mind.
Snake River Angler is an authorized concessionaire of Grand Teton National Park.
www.snakeriverangler.com /articles.php?id=EplZkZlyZEwbAkApvv&writer=WillDornan&sec=articles   (444 words)

  
 Snake River Offroaders | About SRO
Snake River Offroaders Lavell Spencer and his son, Dyrel, were cleaning up the mess left by users of a recreation area west of Rexburg near the Menan Buttes.
REXBURG – The Snake River Offroaders may trash their trucks as they barge over big rocks for fun, but they won't trash their trails.
When members of the Snake River Offroaders noticed the amount of debris in the area, they contacted BLM and volunteered to help clean it up.
www.snakeriveroffroaders.com /pr_article.html   (590 words)

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