ALPINE, Wyo. — The Palisades Reservoir is a popular recreation area and a key water storage site in the Upper Snake River system. While water levels have been dropping since July, storage is currently above average and well above 2022 and 2021 levels.
Currently, Palisades is 62% full and Jackson Lake is at 75% capacity.
In 2021, water levels at the Palisades were historically low, at about 11% on Sept. 17, 2021. The Upper Snake River system is currently at 50% capacity. At this time of year, the average is around 40%.