The Snake is a storied river – a legend in the history of the American West and among anglers, boaters and nature lovers. Rising from the Two Oceans Plateau in Yellowstone National Park, the headwaters of the Snake flow off the Great Continental Divide toward the west on a 1,300 mile journey to the Pacific. After passing through Jackson Hole Valley, the stream grows into a major river as it carves a crescent arc across southern Idaho, turns north along the Oregon border and empties into the Columbia River as its largest tributary.
The Snake River is a precious natural resource for wildlife, natural beauty and spectacular cutthroat, rainbow and brown trout as well as other species of fish. However, the watershed covering over 100,000 square miles is also an important source of water and, sadly, has dams in many places. Find out how you can help protect the Snake River at Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited http://jacksonhole.tu.org, Henry’s Fork Foundation https://henrysfork.org and other conservation groups.
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