Highway 93

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u93u93 (05/01/2002) Highway 93 crosses a bay of Flathead Lake on this bridge leading out of Polson, Montana.

Swan RangeSwan Range (05/01/2002) North of Bigfork.

Buffalo HeardBuffalo Heard (05/01/2002) Future buffalo burgers of America. This is a small private heard just north of Saint Ignatius.

Headed to MissoulaHeaded to Missoula (05/01/2002) North of Missoula on Highway 93.

Bitterroot Mountains from U93Bitterroot Mountains from U93 (05/01/2002)

Bitterroot MountainsBitterroot Mountains (05/01/2002)

BitterrootsBitterroots (05/01/2002)

CarmenCarmen (04/25/2002) looking at the Lemhi mountains from U93.

North Fork General StoreNorth Fork General Store (06/01/2002) North Fork sits on the confluence of the North Fork and main Salmon River.

Nez Perce TrailNez Perce Trail (06/02/2002) Highway 93 follows the Nez Perce trail toward the continental divide.

GibbonsvilleGibbonsville (06/02/2002)

North Fork ValleyNorth Fork Valley (06/02/2002) A view of the North Fork Valley, and the horrific road cut made during the recent construction. Lewis and Clark hiked along the river then cut up to the ridge on the left of the picture.

u93u93 (06/02/2002) Looking south into the North Fork region.

Lost Trails PassLost Trails Pass (06/02/2002) In 1878 Jeremiah Fahey built the Fahey cut off over Lost Trails Pass, which became an important north south trade route.

Montana s Bitterroot ValleyMontana s Bitterroot Valley (06/02/2002) The upper end of the Bitterroot Valley on highway 93, not too far from the Continental Divide.

Highway 93Highway 93 (06/02/2002) Dropping into the Bitterroot Valley.

Bitterroot MountainsBitterroot Mountains (06/02/2002)

Highway 93Highway 93 (06/02/2002) in the Upper Bitterroot valley.

Bitterroot PeaksBitterroot Peaks (06/02/2002) Trapper Peak from the Highway 93.

Fort Owen MuseumFort Owen Museum (06/03/2002) Fort Owen is a few miles east of Highway 93. Teh fort was built on the original Saint Mary Mission Grounds. It was the first permanent white settlement in Montana.

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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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