International Selkirk Loop - Idaho

International Selkirk Loop - Idaho

Address:PO Box 920
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Phone:888-823-2626
Web: www.selkirkloop.org Description:Following rivers and lakeshores most of the way, the byway encircles the Selkirk Mountains in northeast Washington, north Idaho, and southeast British Columbia. This section of the byway passes through the Idaho panhandle's scenic recreation area, including several sections of the Panhandle National Forest and between Lake Pend Oreille and Priest Lake. The Panhandle National Forest provides a variety of year-round recreational opportunities, including downhill skiing and snowmobiling, snowboarding, bicycling, hiking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and hunting. The public lands bordering the loop are home to the largest diversity of wildlife in the lower 48 states with more than 50 mammal and 265+ bird species.
Legth: 89 miles (Idaho section); 166 miles (US section); 280 miles (entire byway in the US and Canada). Start/Endpoint: A loop route through northern Idaho, northeastern Washington, and southeastern British Columbia. Idaho section of the byway runs from the Washington state border near Oldtown, east on US 2, then north on US 95 and SR 1 to the US-Canadian border near Porthill, Idaho. Time to Allow: 2 hours (Idaho section); 8-10 hours (entire byway including ferry ride and US-Canadian border crossings). Designation/Year: All-American Road (2005).

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