People of the Bitterroot (04/09/2002) This remote section of State Route 28 is one of the longest continually inhabited areas in north American, with traces of the People of the Bitterroot going back 8000 years.
People of the Bitterroot (04/09/2002) The People of the Bitterroot had been living in this area for 8000 years. This is the very tail end of the Bitterroot range...in the Beavehead National forest.
Highway 28 is the main escape route from Salmon, Idaho.. The Road follows the Lemhi River over Gilmore Summit (, then follows Birch Creek into the Snake River Planes where it intersects Highway 33 outside of Mud Lake, Idaho. From Mud Lake you can drive east the I15 and Idaho Falls.