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  Salmon River, Idaho Travel and Vacation Guide - Visitor Information
One of the most beautiful and isolated rivers in the continental United States, the Salmon River winds a twisting course through the remote wilderness in central Idaho.
Dubbed the "River of No Return" by explorers Lewis and Clark, the Salmon is one of the longest undammed rivers in the country.
The huge fish that lend the river its name can be seen swimming upstream during spawning season, sharing the clear water with cutthroat trout and river otter.
www.go-idaho.com /Salmon-River   (216 words)

  
 Idaho's Salmon River "River of No Return"
The Main Salmon River, which runs west near the northern boundary; and the Middle Fork of the Salmon, which begins near the southern boundary and runs north for about 104 miles until it joins the Main.
The Middle Fork, the Selway, and a portion of the Main Salmon are Wild and Scenic Rivers.
The Salmon River Mountains dominate the interior of the Wilderness.
www.anglerguide.com /articles/103.html   (608 words)

  
 Salmon Wild and Scenic River, Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The segment of the main stem from the mouth of the North Fork of the Salmon River downstream to Long Tom Bar.
Known as "The River of No Return," the Salmon River is the longest free flowing river (425 miles) within one state in the lower 48.
It originates in the Sawtooth and Lemhi Valleys of central and eastern Idaho, and snows from the Sawtooth and Salmon River Mountains in the south, and the Clearwater and Bitterroot Mountains in the north, feed this wild river.
www.nps.gov /rivers/wsr-salmon-main.html   (813 words)

  
 Salmon River (Idaho) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The headwaters of the Salmon are in the mountains of central and eastern Idaho (Lemhi Range, Sawtooth, Salmon River Mountains, Clearwater and Bitterroot Range).
The main fork of the Salmon is joined by the Yankee Fork, East Fork, Pahsimeroi, Lemhi, North Fork, Middle Fork, South Fork, and Little Salmon rivers before converging with the Snake River.
The Salmon River historically produced 39% of all the steelhead (salmon) and 45% of all the spring and summer chinook salmon in the entire Columbia River Basin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salmon_River_(Idaho)   (789 words)

  
 Salmon (river Idaho) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Its headwaters rise in the Sawtooth and Salmon River mountains.
In central Idaho the Salmon River Mountains and Clearwater Mountains form a vast,...
Salmon River Mountains, range of the Northern Rocky Mountains in central Idaho, rising to a maximum elevation of 3152 m (10,340 ft) at Twin Peaks....
encarta.msn.com /Salmon_(river_Idaho).html   (157 words)

  
 Salmon River, Central Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Salmon River is the second longest river without a single dam in the lower 48 states.
The main stem of the Salmon and its East Fork, Middle Fork, North Fork, South Fork, and Yankee Fork, as well as many other major tributaries and hundreds of creeks are almost entirely free of dams.
Salmon River canyon near the town of Riggins, a very popular floating and fishing area quite a way downstream.
www.forwolves.org /ralph/alphabetic/salmonriver.htm   (146 words)

  
 Middle Fork of the Salmon Wild and Scenic River, Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the original eight rivers in the nation designated as Wild and Scenic on October 2, 1968, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River originates 20 miles northwest of Stanley, Idaho, with the merging of Bear Valley and Marsh Creeks.
The river traverses northeast through the heart of Idaho and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, flowing through a canyon that is the third deepest in North America.
Hiking from the river campsites offers a taste of the wilderness experience, and you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the past and present inhabitants.
www.nps.gov /rivers/wsr-salmon-middle.html   (716 words)

  
 Idaho Whitewater Rafting Vacations
Idaho and the Salmon River are both absolutely spectacular - the people, the river, the food, everything was excellent.
Idaho is a state packed with natural beauty and one of the very best ways to see the wonders of nature that Idaho's backcountry has to offer is definately by river.
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is considered one of America's best whitewater river trips.
www.westernriver.com /trips/idaho   (288 words)

  
 Rafting Idaho's untamed Salmon River a ride into wildness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Salmon River, originating in northeastern Idaho near the border with Montana, is swollen with snowmelt from four mountain ranges.
It is undammed anywhere on its 425 miles, the longest such stretch of river in the lower 48 states.
The Salmon River Lodge, on a smidgen of waterside land that is privately owned, uses water power to generate its own electricity.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /getaways/39482_salmonriver20.shtml   (3115 words)

  
 Salmon River Outfitters, Idaho whitewater rafting trips and river rafting
Idaho river rafting vacations by Salmon River Outfitters, have long been acclaimed by national and international vacation and travel publications to offer the ultimate adventure vacation packages.
Salmon River Outfitters' whitewater rafting vacations are the ultimate river rafting vacation.
Combine white water river rafting, world renouned cuisine, the majesty of Idaho's Salmon River with Salmon River Outfitter's total service and you get what the critics are calling the ultimate whitewater rafting adventure vacation.
www.salmonriveroutfitters.com   (231 words)

  
 Fly fishing for steelhead in Idaho's Salmon River
Fly fishing in Idaho for steelhead is best in mid-fall, while water temperature is still in the 40s or higher.
Some of the best fly fishing in Idaho for steelhead is in the Salmon area, where the river is smaller and fish can be more easily pinpointed than in the larger water downstream.
In the upper Salmon River, fishing for steelhead is suspended during winter months because of ice, but resumes in late winter.
www.aggipah.com /SalmonRiverFishing.html   (405 words)

  
 Salmon River Rafting Lower Salmon Idaho Wilderness - Holiday Expeditions
The Salmon meets the voluminous Snake River for the last 20 miles of our trip, before we return to the responsibilities we'd forgotten on the river.
One of the advantages of a river trip is the flexibility of the daily itinerary.
This was one of several ranches in the Salmon River Canyon run by Nez Perce family.
www.bikeraft.com /expeditions/trips/rafting/lowersalmon/the_trip.php3   (1737 words)

  
 Salmon River Idaho Whitewater Rafting Snake River; steelhead fishing; river trips
Our Snake River trip floats through Hells Canyon, the deepest canyon in North America, where we face the thrill of running some of the biggest and best whitewater in the United States.
Our Salmon River rafting adventure offers a chance to experience a western river expedition on the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states.
The smallmouth bass fishing on the Snake River is exceptional, as is the sturgeon fishing.
www.voyageurs.com   (708 words)

  
 Salmon River Rafting on the Middle Fork - Idaho Whitewater Rafting
Salmon River Rafting on the Middle Fork - Idaho Whitewater Rafting
Middle Fork River Expeditions, licensed and bonded outfitter, has run safe and well-managed river trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho for over 20 years.
Our river guides are seasoned professionals, licensed by the state of Idaho and First Aid Certified.
www.idahorivers.com   (283 words)

  
 River Rafting, Whitewater Rafting, Main Salmon River Idaho, Salmon River Adventure Travel
We have been running the Salmon river for years and years and believe that the best trip is the trip you desire.
Each day on the river we run playful and moderately challenging rapids that are ideal for first time rafters, experienced river runners, families with children of all ages, and others.
River Difficulty Scale: Class I is flat water and Class VI is unrunnably difficult.
www.destination-wilderness.com /idaho-main-salmon-river-rafting.htm   (3155 words)

  
 Middle Fork Salmon River Rafting and Fishing – River of No Return - Idaho
One of the nations first “Wild and Scenic” rivers, the upper section of the Salmon passes through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, while the lower section forms the southern boundary of the Gospel-Hump Wilderness.
The smooth bends of the river are punctuated by the sound of approaching rapids including Velvet Falls, Redsides and Rubber.
Two specialty trips are run on this river, a kayaking trip in July and a fly fishing instructional course in early September.
www.dvorakexpeditions.com /salmon.htm   (302 words)

  
 Idaho White Water Rafting Trips, Idaho Rafting, Idaho Whitewater Rafting, Salmon River Rafting, Family Rafting Trips
In fact, our Idaho white water rafting trip packages on the Main Salmon and Middle Fork rivers are the most complete in the rafting industry.
We’ve taken a lot of families on our Idaho rafting trips, and we ’ve had many families tell us that their river trip was the best vacation they’d ever had.
The Main Salmon was named the "River of no Return" by Lewis and Clark when they were forced to turn around after encountering Pine Creek Rapid, finding the white water to heavy and treacherous for their birch bark canoes.
www.riverguide.com   (477 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Expedition Tours: scouting the Salmon River in Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lewis, Clark and the Corp of Discovery first viewed the rugged country that was destined to become Idaho on August 12, 1805.
Clark, with several member of the expedition went on a scouting journey down what we now know as the Salmon River and soon found that the river entered a narrow defile that made the route unsuitable for boats or horses.
Idaho Adventures invites you to join us on our 3-day Lewis and Clark interpretive trip and see for yourself what the Corp of Discovery experienced two centuries ago.
www.idahoadventures.com /3daylc.htm   (373 words)

  
 Salmon River Idaho fly fishing guide for Steelhead and River of No Return Lodge.
Our lodge is on the Salmon River in central Idaho's Frank Church River-Of-No-Return Wilderness, the largest wilderness area in the continental U.S. (2.5 million acres).
This section of the Salmon is roadless for 80 miles in the second deepest canyon in the U.S. We have one of the few jetboat permits grandfathered in when this was made a wilderness in 1964.
Your guide for trout fishing trips is Gail Watt, owner of White Water West.  He is a licinsed white water guide.  He has 20 years experience running the river in a jet boat and fishing both fly fishing and steelhead fishing on the Salmon River.
www.worldwidefishing.com /idaho/b740/index.html   (904 words)

  
 Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Trips in Idaho
Our Idaho affiliate is owned and operated by guides who have worked for Destination Wilderness and out of their love for the Salmon River, created Destination Wilderness of Idaho to focus on the mighty Main Salmon.
Each day on the river we run moderately challenging rapids that are ideal for first time rafters, experienced river runners and families with children of all ages.
DW Idaho proudly and appreciatively offers trips on the Main Salmon by permit from the Salmon-Challis National Forest and is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.
www.wildernesstrips.com /salmon-river-rafting-trip.htm   (1329 words)

  
 Salmon River Idaho Rafting, Canoeing
Named by Lewis and Clark, the "River of No Return", the Salmon has numerous small rapids and a few larger ones—offering fun and challenging paddling for all levels.
On more challenging river trips, we bring along a raft to carry heavy gear and act as a safety boat while canoeists are running rapids.
Another benefit of raft support is that canoeists are welcome to paddle the sections of river they feel comfortable with and ride in the raft at other times.
www.montanawhitewater.com /pages/salmon.html   (304 words)

  
 Idaho Rafting Trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River - Enjoy Idaho Whitewater Rafting and Idaho River Rafting ...
Idaho Rafting Trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River
During the course of your Idaho rafting trip, you can choose each day how to experience the river...grab a paddle and participate in crewing a raft; relax or fish from an oar boat; or paddle your own inflatable kayak for the ultimate challenge.
Our company is small and because we believe the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the premier wilderness river and the best rafting and fishing vacation in the country, we specialize in running only the Middle Fork.
www.idahorapids.com   (423 words)

  
 Idaho Salmon River Raft Trip Whitewater Rafting
We run trips on the 70 mile section of Idaho's Salmon River known as the Lower Gorge.
The 6,000 foot deep Salmon River Canyon is a place of isolation and beauty unmatched in North America.
At Salmon River Dories, we run four and five day trips on the 70 mile section of this river known as the Lower Gorge.
www.sundogexpeditions.com /dories/ID/river.html   (327 words)

  
 North Central Idaho: Salmon River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Salmon River is considered to be the nation’s premier family wilderness river vacation because the rapids are playful but not death-defying.
With a length of over 400 miles, the Main Salmon River is the longest, single, undammed river found entirely within the boundary of one state.
Three Rivers Resort and Rafting is located in Lowell, at the confluence of the Lochsa, Selway, and Clearwater Rivers.
www.northcentralidaho.info /cgi/TPL05.php?ID=05_999_305   (694 words)

  
 Salmon River Whitewater Rafting
The Nez Perce War touched this region, and stories of the Billy Creek Crossing and the Battle of White Bird are remarkable chapters of Salmon River history.
The Salmon River Canyon winds through lonely Natural Resource Lands managed by the Cottonwood Resource Area of the Bureau of Land Management.
snake river middle fork of the salmon salmon river
www.hughesriver.com /salmonriver.htm   (372 words)

  
 Idaho Whitewater Rafting Vacations » River Rafting on the Main Salmon River
The blue-green waters, known as the "River of No Return," warm up to very comfortable temperatures in July and August and offer calm sections and deep pools perfect for relaxing, swimming, and simply absorbing the country's splendor.
This was an amazing trip for me. Idaho and the Salmon River are both absolutely spectacular - the people, the river, the food, everything was excellent.
From our observation of other groups on the river, your company was by far the best organized and most professionally handled group.
www.westernriver.com /trips/mainsalmon   (322 words)

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