Highway 93

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Mission MountainsMission Mountains (05/01/2002)

Highway 93Highway 93 (05/01/2002)

HighwayHighway (05/01/2002) Another shot from the passenger seat. South of Saint Ignatius.

Missoula ValleyMissoula Valley (05/01/2002)

Bitterroot RangeBitterroot Range (05/01/2002)

Backlit BitterrootsBacklit Bitterroots (05/01/2002)

Bitterroot MountainsBitterroot Mountains (05/01/2002) Driving Fast, the bitterroot blur past.

BitterrootBitterroot (05/01/2002)

Bitterroot MountainsBitterroot Mountains (05/01/2002)

Bittertoot MountainsBittertoot Mountains (05/01/2002)

BitterrootsBitterroots (05/01/2002)

Big Country Flat StoreBig Country Flat Store (06/01/2002) in the big flat valley north of Salmon on US 93.

Big FlatBig Flat (06/01/2002) There is a little bit of flat area of land between Salmon and North Fork. The Big Flat area contains several farms and ranches.

Canyon SceneryCanyon Scenery (06/01/2002) The compression routine seems to have blurred this photo of the canyon country along Highway 93.

Meandering SpringMeandering Spring (06/01/2002) Meandering Spring along US 93.

SpringSpring (06/01/2002) This Spring is in a small park along US 93 (north of Salmon Idaho)

Toward the ConfluenceToward the Confluence (06/02/2002) Looking down Highway 93 (south) toward North Fork. The main Salmon River turns west at the base of the hill in the center of the picture.

New BridgeNew Bridge (06/02/2002) This new bridge for the North Fork of the Salmon River was built during the recently completed reconstruction of highway 93. I admit, I like the extra attention to detail.

Highway 93Highway 93 (06/02/2002) Another bridge on Highway 93.

Approaching the Continental DivideApproaching the Continental Divide (06/02/2002)

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Highway 93 winds its way from Arizona, through Nevada, Idaho and Montana, and finally into Canada. Much of the route is marked as a scenic byway and provides some spectacular views Mount Borah in Idaho and the Mission Mountains in Western Montana.

Context: On the Road

Hamilton, Montana (59 pictures) in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana

Darby, Montana. (26 pictures) Twenty Miles north of the Montana, Idaho border, Darby is a classic western town.

Salmon River (137 pictures) Going South, US93 drops into the Salmon River Valley at North Fork, Idaho--just before the Salmon turns east into the River of No Return.

Salmon, Idaho (84 pictures) The Salmon River Valley opens at the bustling western town of Salmon, Idaho

Challis, Idaho (17 pictures) From Salmon, US 93 twists its way up the scene Salmon Canyon gorge. At Challis, the Salmon River heads south to its headwaters in the Sawtooth Mountains.

Mount Borah (46 pictures) U93 follows the Big Lost River from Willow Creak Summit to Arco, giving you a spectacular view of the Lost River Range and Mount Borah, the Highest Peak in Idaho.

Salmon River Bridge (37 pictures) Island Park in Salmon, Idaho offers visitors a good place to view the river and take pictures of the historic Salmon River Bridge.

Missoula, Montana (62 pictures) U93 meets I90 at Missoula.

Twin Falls, Idaho (18 pictures) The road crosses the spectacular Perrine Memorial Bridge over the Snake River Gorge...just north of Twin Falls.

Flathead Lake (39 pictures) US 93 runs to the West of South Head Lake. This scenic drive gives you grand vistas of the Swan and Mission Mountains across the lake.

Bigfork Montana (61 pictures) You have the choice of taking 35 or 93 around Flathead Lake. Highway 35 brings you past the beautiful art city of Bigfork Montana.

Carmen, Idaho (12 pictures) Highway 93 passes Carmen Idaho just north of Salmon.

Salmon River Drive (79 pictures) The Salmon River Road continues to follow the Salmon River west of North Fork, Idaho.

North Fork, Idaho (15 pictures) Highway 93 leaves the Salmon River Valley and begins the climb to the Continental Divide along the North Fork of the Salmon River at North Fork.

Gibbonsville, Idaho (13 pictures) is on U93, a few miles south of the Montana border.

Sula, Montana (5 pictures) Sula is a small town north of the Montana border.

Stevensville, Montana (43 pictures) Stevensville, Montana is about 2 miles west of the new highway 93. Travelers looking for a quiet getaway should take the trip through the Saint Mary's Mission and Historic Fort Owens in Stevensville.


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