Home   |   British Columbia   |   Idaho   |   Montana   |   Oregon   |   Washington

banner_idc.jpg (3507 bytes)

banner_id2.jpg (2424 bytes)
North Idaho, USA
Kellogg

 

 

  You are here:  Go Northwest! HOME/...    Idaho/...    North Idaho/...    Kellogg

Click button for more

Pacific Northwest

List with us

Where to stay and
what to do in
Kellogg, Idaho


VISITOR INFORMATION


ACCOMMODATIONS

FOOD & BEVERAGE

ATTRACTIONS

ACTIVITIES


More North Idaho
Blanchard
Bonners Ferry
Coeur d' Alene
Harrison
Hayden
Hayden Lake
Hope
Kellogg
Pinehurst
Priest Lake
Sandpoint
Wallace

More Idaho
Central
Eastern
North
North Central
South Central
Southeast
Southwest


Kellogg, Idaho, situated on busy Interstate 90 approximately 50 minutes from Coeur d' Alene, was reportedly founded in 1885 by a prospector and his burro. Although history credits the gold miner with the foresight that led to the establishment of the old mining camp, Kellogg residents half-heartedly point out that it was the burro - not the man - who found the lucrative outcropping of ore on the mountainside. Although Kellogg's mines were closed in 1981, the city of 2,400 remains as a testament to Idaho's significant mining history.

Kellogg's quirky past is also regaled with the annual Jackass Days, a celebration of snow, skiing and winter fun that takes place in early January. Finding a reason to celebrate Kellogg's winter weather, however, isn't hard, as the town is located near several popular ski areas. It is also at the base of the famed Bitterroot Range, which is revered for its alpine and heli-skiing opportunities. Nordic skiing can be found in the nearby Coeur d'Alene National Forest and in the Bitterroot Range on the Idaho-Montana border.

The Idaho Panhandle (North and North Central Travel Regions) is also a favorite destination for fair-weather vacations. Alpine lakes are stocked with rainbow trout and northern pike, although other warm-water species, such as smallmouth bass and crappie can also be found in nearby lakes. Chinook salmon and lake trout are also regional to the Idaho Panhandle.

Kellogg's mining and rail history is highlighted in several local museums, including the Northern Pacific Railroad Museum and the Wallace Mining Museum. Both are located in the nearby town of Wallace.

Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce. 10 Station Avenue, Kellogg, ID 83837. Phone: 208-784-0821 208-783-4343. E-mail


Click here for town and road map of North Idaho: (5377 bytes)

Click here to see a
map of North Idaho

Go Northwest! Bookstore 
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Click here!

Idaho Atlas & Gazetteer by DeLorme Publishing. ISBN: 0899332846; 
Paperback, June 2000, 3rd Edition.

Order now...

 

Idaho the Whitewater State
by Grant Amaral, Mary Williams (Illustrator), Doug Ammons (Editor)
Paperback, 316 pages; July 4, 1990
Order now...

Moon Handbooks: Idaho 5th Edition. by Don Root
May 2004, Paperback, 5th edition, Paperback, 568 pages.

Order now...

 

We appreciate your orders.  They help keep Go Northwest! online.

Northwest Books
from . . . 


Shopping at
Go Northwest!

gnwtrailmade31.jpg (3024 bytes)

gnwtrailmtstore31.gif (1566 bytes)

gnwtrailmap31.gif (1636 bytes)

gnwtrailorbook31.gif (1561 bytes)

Home    British Columbia    Idaho      Montana    Oregon    Washington    Wyoming
About Us    Contact Us    Copyright   Terms of Use    Privacy    Disclaimer    Business Services    List with Us    Advertising   

Go Northwest!     gonorthwest.com (tm)

Go Northwest! gonorthwest.com (tm) and GoNorthwest.com (tm) are trademarks of Go Northwest, LLC
All original text, maps, photographs, and other images on this web site, as well as the compilation and design thereof, are
Copyright 1997-2014 Go Northwest, LLC.   All rights reserved.

Revised: April 15, 2014.