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Yankee Fork
Yankee Fork Salmon River
Country United States
State Idaho
Physical characteristics
Main source Salmon River Mountains
Salmon–Challis National Forest
8,600 ft (2,600 m)
River mouth Salmon River
Near Stanley
5,915 ft (1,803 m)
Length 28 mi (45 km)
  • Location:
    near Clayton, about 0.5 mi (0.80 km) from the mouth
  • Minimum rate:
    10 cu ft/s (0.28 m3/s)
  • Average rate:
    199 cu ft/s (5.6 m3/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    3,360 cu ft/s (95 m3/s)
Basin features
Basin size 189 sq mi (490 km2)

The Yankee Fork Salmon River is a 28-mile (45 km) tributary of the Salmon River in Custer County, Idaho in the United States. It originates in the Salmon River Mountains, in the Salmon-Challis National Forest, and flows south to its confluence at Sunbeam, about 10 miles (16 km) east of Stanley.

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