The route to Elk River, from either direction, can be characterized as an all natural, no frills, individualistic and unpretentious pathway through rural North Central Idaho. It is a route to adventure, fun and relaxation for travelers of all types; in particular those searching for a scenic drive off the beaten path with outstanding cultural, historic, recreational and scenic values. Travelers will have the opportunity to observe many types of wildlife, forested backcountry and cross a suspension bridge across
TRAVEL CAUTIONS: Portions of the road between Elk River and Dent Acres
are unpaved but maintained. Travel Distance: 55 miles, 2.25 hours.
View elk, deer, moose, bear, bobcats, cougars, grouse, hawks, mink, pine marten,
muskrat, otter, fisher, and turkeys. Bird watching is a favorite in the Audubon
paradise on and around Elk Creek Reservoir.
Location: Palouse Region and Elk River
Category: Scenic Drives and Wildlife Viewing