Salmon-Challis National Forest


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Salmon-Challis National Forest

Address:50 Hwy 93 S
Salmon, ID 83467

Phone:208-756-5100
Fax:208-756-5151
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/sc
Size: 4,300,000 acres.
Location:East-central Idaho, bordered by the Bitterroot Range of the Continental Divide on the east. Accessible by US 93 and ID 28. Nearby cities/towns include Challis, Leadore, Mackay, Salmon, and Stanley.
Facilities:Cabins, campgrounds (mostly primitive), equestrian camp, picnic sites, trails (more than 800 miles).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, whitewater rafting, hiking, horseback riding, technical mountain climbing, OHV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Includes 1.3 million acres of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, the largest wilderness area in the continental U.S.; parts of the Salmon River, a nationally designated Wild and Scenic River; Borah Peak (12,662 feet), Idaho's tallest mountain; segments of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and Nez Perce National Historic Trail (see separate entries in national trails section).

See other parks in Idaho.
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As a land manager for the Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho, Fullman does not assess how "bad" a fire might be.
Jordan Creek has been designated "critical habitat" for endangered Chinook salmon, and the Forest Service wants to get the work done before the creek hits low water levels this fall, said Rene Mabe, district ranger in the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
Electronic Permitting/Remote Wireless Project in the Four Rivers Recreation Area of the Salmon-Challis National Forest, Idaho - The U.