Salmon, Idaho
Visitor Information

To help plan your vacation in Salmon, Idaho, this page has all the visitor information the traveler needs including links to transportation, web sites, chamber of commerce and more.

Salmon Idaho


Encircled by Salmon National Forest, the Rocky Mountain town of Salmon lies at the confluence of the Lemhi and Salmon rivers, which are followed by the main routes into town. Click here for town and road map of Central Idaho: (3356 bytes) It is about ten miles (as the crow flies) west of the Idaho - Montana border, where it is on the continental divide.

Click map to locate Salmon in Central Idaho.

Getting to Salmon

Main routes into town are US 93 from the north and south, and ID 28 from the southeast. US 93 forms part of the Salmon River Scenic Byway. There are some spectacular passes to cross if you are coming over the Beaverhead / Bitterroot Ranges to the east, (including Lemhi Pass and Lost Trail Pass). Closest interstate is I-15 to the east.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

BLM Salmon Field Office. 1206 S. Challis Street, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-5400; Fax: 208-756-5436.

Chamber of Commerce

Salmon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Phone: 208-756-2100; Toll-free: 1-800-727-2540. E-mail

City Information

City of Salmon. 200 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-3214.

Community/Commercial Web Sites

Lemhi County

Salmon Idaho Online
Community web site about Salmon Idaho with information about accommodations, dining, recreation and other businesses.

Visit Idaho. Toll-free: 1-800-VISITID.

Community News

Lemhi Web. E-mail
This web site is written by and for the Lemhi community.


Salmon Public Library. 204 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-2311; Fax: 208-756-2444.

Pet Lodging (Dogs and Cats)

Mountain View Pet Lodge. 103 Highway 93 N, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-8788.


KSRA. 315 Riverfront Drive, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-2218; Fax: 208-756-2098. E-mail

Ranger Station

Salmon/Cobalt Ranger District - Salmon-Challis National Forest. 311 McPherson Street, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-5200.

Transportation - Airport

Lemhi County Airport. 4 mile south of Salmon. Phone: 208-940-1044. GPS: 45.123781; -113.881332.

Transportation - Air Charter

Salmon Air. 25 Hamner Drive, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-6211; Toll-free: 1-800-448-3413.

Transportation - Shuttle Service

Blackadar Boating. Highway 93 N, PO Box 1170, Salmon, ID 83467. Phone: 208-756-3958; Fax: 208-756-4452. E-mail

River Shuttles. 512 Guleke Street, Salmon, ID 83467. Toll-free: 1-800-831-8942; Fax: 208-756-4188. E-mail

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