Day 3: Challis to Salmon
DATE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 8th
DISTANCE: 59 Miles
ELEVATION GAIN: + 1264 ft. - 2416 ft.
ELEVATION: 3,944 ft.
Avg Rain Fall: .75”
Avg High: 84
Avg Low: 49
Our third day takes us into the charming city of Salmon sits at the forks of the Salmon and Lemhi Rivers in the heart of the Salmon Valley, a land of cattle ranches and timber. It is often referred to as the white water recreation capital of the world. It is considered an “Idaho Treasure” and is rich in history, natural resources and folklore.
Sacagawea, interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition, a member of the Lemhi Shoshone Tribe, was born near Tendoy, not far from Salmon. The Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Educational Center is located a short distance from downtown and is across from our camping in City Park a must-see for any history enthusiast. Our nightly entertainment will be held at the centers amphitheater where we will once again be inspired to dance by "PJ Destiny".
Camping:Our overnight camping will be at City Park on the Salmon River on the west edge of town.
104 Courthouse Dr, Salmon, ID 83467
201 Riverfront Drive, Salmon, ID 83467
Bear Country Inn
1015 Main St, Salmon, ID 83467
RV Parks:Fort Limhi RV Park
Hwy 28, Outskirts of Salmon
This RV Park is next to Ride Idaho camp