Clearwater National Forest


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Clearwater National Forest

Address:12730 Hwy 12
Orofino, ID 83544

Phone:208-476-4541
Fax:208-476-8329
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r1/clearwater
Size: 1,800,000 acres.
Location:North-central Idaho. Accessible by US 12 and 95. Nearby cities/towns include Kooskia, Lewiston, Orofino, and Moscow.
Facilities:2 visitor centers, 8 cabins, campgrounds, picnic sites, trails (1,700 miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, kayaking, rafting, hiking, ORV riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Forest is composed mainly of deep forested canyons interspersed with high, rugged ridges. Attractions include the Lewis and Clark Highway (US 12), a scenic drive through some of Northern Idaho's most beautiful scenery, with interpretive stops along the way; Lewis and Clark and Nez Perce national historic trails (see separate entries in national trails section); Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness; Mallard-Larkins Pioneer Area.

See other parks in Idaho.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The story begins with young Tony Brittin beginning to hitchhike from his summer job with the US Forest Service in the Clearwater National Forest near Pierce, Idaho, in 1958 back to Tallahassee for his senior year as a music major at Florida State University.
Rather, it's an essential artery through the Clearwater National Forest, a vast section of public forest that surrounds them, and serves as the main road for a circuit of small towns--the road to get to the grocery store, a friend's birthday party, or, on a bad day, the emergency room.
Clearwater National Forest: www.fs.fed.us/r1/clearwater
For more than 40 years, Linwood Laughy and his wife Borg Hendrickson have lived on Highway 12, two miles from Kooskia, Idaho, the last stop on the two-lane highway before it winds deep into the Clearwater National Forest. As writers and occasional tour guides, they handpicked this remote location along the Clearwater River because of its long history of quiet beauty.
In the Clearwater National Forest, kokanee pile up in the shallows like cast off rubies--or so my first figurative gesture might errantly go.
AG-0276-S-09-0032, issued by the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, for tree thinning services in Clearwater National Forest.
THIS HUNTTOOK PLACE on the Clearwater National Forest in Central Idaho.
After incidents of tree spiking in the Clearwater National Forest just west of Missoula, the G-men hauled in Professor Ron Erickson of the University of Montana's environmental studies program, interrogated him and six of his students, took hair samples, made them write "stumps suck" a hundred times, leaked to the press the fact that they were suspects, damaged their careers and created enough hubbub to prompt the Montana state legislature to try to cut a million dollars out of the program's budget.
In the Palouse District of Clearwater National Forest in north-central Idaho, Lee found FORPLAN's estimates of standing timber 36 percent higher than the up-to-date System 2000's.
This project in Clearwater National Forest will help to restore the local whitebark pine population (pinus albicaulis).
The largest of these projects -34,000 rust-tolerant seedlings developed by the Regional Tree Improvement Program--will be planted this summer across 150 acres in the Clearwater National Forest in Idaho.
The 2003 Idaho wildfire devoured 60 percent of the tree life of the forestland, part of the Nez Perce forestland watershed within the Clearwater National Forest.