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Salmon-Challis National Forest (Idaho)

Salmon-Challis
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Salmon-Challis National Forest is located in east central sections of the U.S. state of Idaho. At 4,235,940 acres (6,618.66 sq mi, or 17,142.24 km2) it is one of the largest national forests in the lower 48 states.
This country offers adventure, solitude and breathtaking scenery. Included within the boundaries of the Forest is 1.3 million acres of the Frank Church-- River of No Return Wilderness Area, the largest wilderness area in the Continental United States.
The Forest also contains Borah Peak, Idahos tallest peak, the Wild & Scenic Salmon River and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The area is a highly desired destination for hunting, fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking and camping and many other popular recreational pursuits.The Wild and Scenic Salmon River weaves through the rugged terrain of the Sawtooth Mountains and Sawtooth National Recreation Area, while it flows for over 75 miles (121 km) through the forest. The Big Lost River has its headwaters within the national forest.The area is a highly desired destination for hunting, fishing, white-water rafting and many other popular recreational pursuits.Great forests of Douglas fir and lodgepole pine cover much of the area, with spruce and fir higher up and ponderosa pine at lower altitudes. The forests are broken by grassy meadows and sun-washed, treeless slopes.
The combined (Salmon-Challis National Forest) headquarters are located in Salmon, Idaho.
Location
Idaho, United States

Salmon-Challis National Forest (Idaho)

Salmon-Challis
calendarSep 04 2017

Salmon-Challis National Forest (Idaho)

Salmon-Challis
calendarSep 04 2017

Salmon-Challis National Forest (Idaho)

Salmon-Challis
calendarSep 04 2017