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East Fork Salmon River
Country United States
State Idaho
Region Custer County
Physical characteristics
Main source Boulder Mountains
River mouth Salmon River
5,390 ft (1,640 m)
Length 34 mi (55 km)
Basin features
Basin size 541 sq mi (1,400 km2)

The East Fork Salmon River is a 34-mile (55 km) tributary of the Salmon River, flowing through Custer County, Idaho in the United States. It joins the Salmon River about 3.7 miles (6.0 km) east of Clayton and 17 miles (27 km) south-southwest of Challis. The East Fork Salmon River is formed at the confluence of the West Fork East Fork Salmon River and the South Fork East Fork Salmon River between the Boulder and White Cloud mountains in Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

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