DescriptionOnce the winter campsite of fur trappers, including Jim Bridger and Kit Carson, Salmon is at the fork of the Salmon and Lemhi rivers near the edge of the Salmon Valley, a prosperous livestock and mining area. Permanent settlement of this region began with the discovery of gold in 1866. The town is a favorite starting point for pack trips into the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and for float trips down the Salmon River and its wildest branch, the Middle Fork.
Salmon lies on a scenic section of US 93, which heads north to the Montana border and southwest toward Sawtooth National Forest.
Visitor InfoVisit Salmon Valley 803 Monroe St. SALMON, ID 83467. Phone:(208)756-1505
Things to SeeLemhi County Historical Museum
White-water RaftingIdaho Adventures