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Location: Junction of US Hwy 28 and US Hwy 93, 163 miles to Idaho Falls, 146 miles to Missoula, MT. Population: 3500.
Visitor Information: Salmon Valley Center, 200 Main, Salmon, ID 83467; Phone: (208) 756-2100. The birthplace of Sacajawea, Salmon is situated at the fork of the Salmon and Lemhi Rivers and known as "the White Water Capital of the World". The Lewis and Clark Expedition, upon crossing the Great Divide and seeing this area, nicknamed the Salmon the "River of No Return".