Category: Historical Sites

Lewis Clark Valley

At the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers, Lewiston is the lowest point in Idaho at only 738 feet above sea level. That’s why you’ll find a mild climate making outdoor activities possible almost any time of year. You’ll also see river traffic beginning the journey to the Pacific Ocean at the Port of… Read more »

Wild & Scenic Lochsa Region

This section of the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway is your gateway to an outdoor paradise. Pristine wilderness, rivers running clear and wild, and wildlife makes this one of the most beautiful places to visit. Kooskia is at the confluence of the Middle Fork and the South Fork of the Clearwater River and offers year round… Read more »

Clearwater County

Orofino | Elk River | Pierce | Weippe | Kamiah If year round outdoor recreation makes your heart sing, this is your place. The communities located along the Clearwater River and up on the prairies are steeped in history. There are many historical sites and locations that are sacred to the Nez Perce. Lewis and… Read more »

Riggins & White Bird

Salmon River near Riggins Idaho

The communities of White Bird and Riggins lie deep within river canyon walls.  Life in these communities center around the rivers and the abundant recreational opportunities that surround them.   Riggins offers access to the legendary Salmon, the River of No Return and whitewater capital. Just to the west is the famed Hells Canyon and… Read more »

More Value for Your Vacay in North Central Idaho

You’ll find no shortage of adventurous and budget-friendly pursuits this summer and fall. Situated among 4 million acres of national forest, this region offers opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, camping, and enjoying the great outdoors, giving you more value for your vacay. Make a Splash in the Capital of American Whitewater The Salmon River is… Read more »

Uniquely North Central Idaho

Idaho’s Longest Byway The Northwest Passage Scenic Byway (Highway 12) is Idaho’s longest byway, which at 202 miles, follows the route Lewis and Clark took through north-central Idaho. This beautiful road winds through canyons, forests, and along wild and scenic rivers. Watch out for the “99 miles of winding road ahead” sign! North America’s Deepest River… Read more »

Step Into History

A special flare for art and culture add yet another spice to the mix in North Central Idaho. Year round, one can indulge in many unique and specialized events in our region. Museums provide insight into how this area was originally home to the Nez Perce Tribe long before the miners and explorers came. Interesting… Read more »