Salmon River

137 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 40-60 , 60-80 , 80-100 , 100-120 , 121-137

Stoddard Wooden Suspension BridgeStoddard Wooden Suspension Bridge (06/01/2002) Looking back up river at the Suspension Bridge.

TributaryTributary (06/01/2002)

Fountain Creek CascadeFountain Creek Cascade (06/01/2002)

Salmon MountainsSalmon Mountains (06/01/2002)

River of No ReturnRiver of No Return (06/02/2002)

River of No ReturnRiver of No Return (06/02/2002) Rapids seen from the main trail.

River at DuskRiver at Dusk (06/02/2002)

Salmon RiverSalmon River (06/02/2002) The Beginning of the River of No Return.

North Fork of the Salmon RiverNorth Fork of the Salmon River (06/02/2002) The North Fork of the Salmon River near the confluence.

ConfluenceConfluence (06/02/2002) The confluence of the North Fork and Salmon River.

Indian ShelterIndian Shelter (06/01/2002) A small indian shelter in the Salmon River Canyon.

Near Corn CreekNear Corn Creek (06/01/2002) The Salmon River Road climbs on last hill before it dead ends at Corn Creek. The river heads into the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

Salmon River BridgeSalmon River Bridge (10/25/2007) The Salmon River Bridge is still standing strong. There is a nice new walkway on the East side of the river.

Riverside homeRiverside home (05/01/2010) A house perched on the high banks over the Salmon River near Island Park.

Salmon River in SalmonSalmon River in Salmon (05/01/2010) The Salmon River from island park in Salmon, Idaho.

The Stick is Behind You!The Stick is Behind You! (05/01/2010) Coco becomes hopelessly separated from her stick in the Salmon River.

Salmon RiverSalmon River (05/01/2010) Image shows a portion of the Salmon River from the foot bridge to Island Park.

137 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 40-60 , 60-80 , 80-100 , 100-120 , 121-137

The Salmon River domninates central Idaho. Its headwaters are in the Sawtooth Mountains. The river flows north through Stanley to Challis, Salmon and North Fork, then veers west into the Salmon Mountains and the Frank Church Wilderness to Riggins, Idaho. The section of River between North Fork and Riggins Idaho is aptly dubbed the River of No Return. Lewis and Clark scouted the upper part of the river, and decided that the grim trek back into Montana was a better route than the wild untamed rapids of the Salmon River.

Context: Rivers

Sawtooth Mountains (57 pictures) The headwaters of the Salmon are in the Scenic Sawtooth wilderness in Central Idaho.

Highway 93 (207 pictures) The Salmon River meets u93 in Challis, Idaho. U93 follows the river through Salmon and North Fork.

Challis, Idaho (17 pictures) Challis one of the major towns on the Salmon.

Ellis, Idaho (3 pictures) The Salmon River joins the Pahsimeroi River at Ellis, Idaho. The road from Ellis to Howe provides and interesting "long cut" between Salmon and Idaho Falls, going through one of the less developed areas of Idaho.

Salmon, Idaho (84 pictures) The valley widens at the bustling metropolis of Salmon, Idaho. Salmon is where the Lewis and Clark expedition joined the river.

Salmon River Bridge (37 pictures) I took a slew of photos of the old Salmon River Bridge on Island Park in Salmon.

Rivers (1 pictures) The Salmon River is one of the major rivers in the US.

Pine Creek (28 pictures) William Clark turned around near Pine Creek. Road [032] heads up Pine Creek into the Salmon Mountains.

Panther Creek (9 pictures) Panther Creek is one of the larger tributaries of the Salmon River in Central Idaho.

Frank Church Wilderness (20 pictures) The River of No Return runs unfettered from Corn Creek to about 20 miles east or Riggins. The Salmon River is one of the most popular wilderness boat trips in the US.


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