Orofino, Idaho

Historic Sites

Lewis And Clark Trail

Lolo Motorway (Clearwater National Forest). Located on Forest Road 500.

Movie Theaters

Rex Theatre. 156 Johnson Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544. Phone: 208-476-4013.

Museums and Exhibits

Clearwater Historical Museum. 315 College Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544. Phone: 208-476-5033. E-mail

National Forest

Clearwater National Forest. 12730 Highway 12, Orofino, ID 83855. Phone: 208-476-4541; Fax: 208-476-8329.

National Park

Nez Perce National Historic Park. PO Box 1000, Lapwai, ID 83540. Phone: 208-843-7001.

Nez Perce National Historical Park has three sites used by the Lewis and Clark expedition - the Weippe Prairie (1805), Canoe Camp (1805), and Long Camp (1806). The Lolo Trail, the ancient travel route used by the expedition in 1805 and 06 is also included as a park site.

Scenic Byways

Elk River Scenic Byway
Location: Begins in Orofino at State Highway 7 and junction of Wells Bench Road. Length: 57 miles. Allow 2 hours one way.

Northwest Passage Scenic Byway
Location: Begins in Lewiston and follows U.S. 12 northeast to the Idaho– Montana border; also follows Idaho 13 from Kooskia to Grangeville and the junction of U.S. 95. Length: 202 miles. Lewiston to Montana, 175.5 miles, allow 4 hours. Kooskia to Grangeville, 27 miles, allow 40 minutes.

State Parks

Dworshak State Park. PO Box 115, Ahsanhka, ID 83520. Phone: 208-476-5994.

The park is comprised of three units - Freeman Creek, Three Meadows Group Camp, and Big Eddy Lodge and Marina.

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