LOCATION.--Lat 44° 25', long 111° 23' (NAD27), in SE1/4
sec.28, T.13 N., R.43 E., Fremont County, Island Park Dam quad.,
Hydrologic Unit 17040202, Targhee National Forest, 0.5 mi upstream
from mouth, and 1 mi southwest of Island Park.
DRAINAGE AREA.--36.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1935 to January 1941 (discontinued).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1317: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,250 ft above
NGVD of 1929, from river-profile map.
REMARKS.--Beaver dams on an upstream tributary of Buffalo River
are reported to have caused diversion of water to Blue Creek
(tributary to Henrys Fork) during November and December 1939.
Underground leakage from Island Park Reservoir since storage began in
November 1938 enters Buffalo River above station.
COOPERATION.--Gage-height record furnished by U.S. Bureau of
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 638
ft3/s Apr. 30, 1938, gage height, 1.39 ft; minimum, 146
ft3/s many days October to December 1935, gage height,
This station managed by the Idaho Falls Field Office.