Idaho has a wonderful variety of attractions and points of interest. Explore the deepest canyon in North America, Hells Canyon, learn about the Nez Perce and their sacred journey or see the beautiful and scenic Sawtooth National Forest. Discover what to see in Idaho by reading this page.
Find a Grave
Lists famous figures buried in Idaho - including Ernest Hemingway. Includes cemetery location.
Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce
Web site for documentary co-produced by the Idaho Public Television and Montana Public Television. A story about a physical trek over 1,600 difficult miles and a story of a spiritual journey of healing, patience and pride that has led many Nez Perce back to their cultural roots.
Nez Perce National
The 38 sites of the park are located in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, and preserve the history of the Nez Perce people and their relationship to North American history (A National Park Service's web page.)
Personal narrative and photos by Mark Sedenquist and Megan Edwards of their trip to the Nez Perce National Historical Park.
Canyon - Western Idaho
Hells Canyon is the deepest canyon (7,900 feet) in North America. White water rafters, jet boaters, campers, fishermen, hikers and hunters all enjoy this protected recreation area. Some portions are designated Wilderness, but much is open to motor vehicles. Strategically located overlooks provide breathtaking views. Contact: Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, 2535 Riverside, Clarkston, WA 99403; 208/758-0616.
National Recreation Area
Located in South Central Idaho, eight miles north of Ketchum on Highway 75. Established in 1972, the SNRA is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. Over 300 alpine lakes dot the area. Sawtooth, Boulder and White Cloud Mountains are the headwaters of five major rivers including the Salmon & Big Wood.
Mountain Climbing Page
Dan Robbins' site is full of scenic photos.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Idaho Off the Beaten Path, 8th: A Guide to Unique Places by Julie Fanselow. This book features the things travelers want to see and experience. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Idaho Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Idaho that other guidebooks just don't offer. Order now...
Compass American Guides: Idaho, 3rd Edition by John Gottberg. The guide that has it all; spectacular photography, evocative prose, insider tips, and detailed color maps to help you make the most of your trip. Written by longtime Idaho residents, this book provides in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of one of America's most spectacular destinations! Order now...
Backcountry Roads Idaho by Lynna Howard, Author and Leland Howard, Illustrator. A beautiful, informative and practical guide to the Gem State's hidden treasure of roadways. Enhanced by 140 photos this guidebook is also a work of art. GPS coordinates, expedition maps, and detailed descriptions are provided. Order now...
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