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Salmon Idaho

Head south from Bitterroot Valley and over Lost Trail Pass and you'll eventually run into the small town of Salmon, Idaho. Located along the Lewis and Clark Trail, as well as the Salmon River, the town of Salmon is a jumping off point for great outdoor adventure.

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Why should I visit Salmon, Idaho?

  • Salmon River: Often referred to as the River of No Return, the Salmon River is the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48s. The Main Fork and the Middle Fork of the Salmon are accessible from Salmon, Idaho and boast spectacular multi-day whitewater rafting trips, jet boating, hiking and horseback riding trails, fly fishing, and backcountry lodges.
  • Lewis and Clark Trail: Salmon is located near the birthplace of Sacajawea, the sole female in the Lewis and Clark party. Visit the Sacajawea Center in Salmon to learn more.

Where is Salmon Idaho?

Salmon, Idaho is located south of the Bitterroot Valley. Head south from Sula along Highway 93 up and over Lost Trail Pass. Continue south on Hwy 93 through the small town of North Fork and into Salmon. It takes just under 2 hours to drive from Hamilton to Salmon.

What sort of Services and Amenities are available?

  • Lodging: There are a handful of local lodges, inexpensive motels, and private campgrounds to suit any lodging needs.
  • Dining: There are a handful of fast food chain options and a few local eateries. Grab a local beer at Bertram's Brewery or grab a table outside at the Shady Nook.
  • Groceries: One large grocery store and a couple smaller shops offer pretty much everything you need to get by.
  • Services: Banks, gas stations, and post offices are easily available.

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