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.

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Yep, if the idea of spot-and-stalk black bear hunting sounds like something right up your alley, head to the Clearwater National Forest in central Idaho.
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.
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.
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.
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 will replant wild lire-dam aged sections of Clearwater National Forest.
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.
The Nez Perce Woods is within the watershed for Clearwater National Forest and borders the Clearwater River, which several communities depend on for water.
Thirty-five miles away, just across the state line in Idaho, employees with the Clearwater National Forest maintain an even larger trail system at Lolo Pass.