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Salmon

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
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History Museum
Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Scenic Drive
Salmon River Scenic Byway
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Goldbug Hot Springs
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Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. The population was 3,112 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Lemhi County.Located in the Lemhi River valley, Salmon is home to the Sacajawea Interpretive Culture and Education Center, which focuses on Lemhi Shoshone culture, as well as the interaction between Sacagawea and other Shoshone and Lewis and Clark.HistoryThe Lewis and Clark Expedition crossed the continental divide at Lemhi Pass, 30mi to the southeast of Salmon. They followed the Salmon River through the present site of the city, then ascended the North Fork of the river, at the present day town named after the confluence, to cross into present-day Montana near Lost Trail Pass. The sole female in the party, Sacagawea, was born in the Lemhi Valley near Salmon. The Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Educational Center was opened in Salmon in August 2003.From 1910 to 1939, Salmon was the western terminus of the now-defunct Gilmore and Pittsburgh Railroad.GeographySalmon is located at . The elevation is 3944 feet above sea level. To personalize your trip to Salmon, create itinerary details specific to you using our United States online trip itinerary builder.

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Water Body
Middle Fork of the Salmon River Idaho
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Ghost Town
Bannack State Park Dillon
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Battlefield
Big Hole National Battlefield Wisdom
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Hot Spring
Challis Hot Springs Challis
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Duration: 2 hours

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