Towns

We invite you to experience all that Salmon Idaho has to offer along with the surrounding communities that make Lemhi County a great place to visit and to live!  Lemhi County boasts relaxed small town and rural living with active businesses, community members and organizations working together to promote a QUALITY lifestyle that just can’t be measured!

Whether you are single, raising a family, or enjoying retirement there is an abundance of activities, business opportunities, organizations and unlimited recreational opportunities to fulfill your heart’s desires!

SALMON IDAHO, county seat and central hub in Lemhi County. Salmon is a popular vacation destination offering unlimited outdoor activities, unique shopping, delicious dining, it’s own award winning brewery and lots of community events to entertain families of all ages.  Relaxed small town living with exciting opportunities for growth and discovery.  Salmon Idaho is rich in mining history and home to the famous Sacajawea Center, great mountain views, and active organizations providing educational happenings, and year round entertainment.

Elk Bend Idaho Located 21 miles south of Salmon Idaho on US Hwy 93 is an unincorporated small town community which has grown significantly since the early 2000′s with the development of new homes as a popular destination for retirees seeking a relaxed lifestyle in a beautiful setting. Visitors enjoy camping at the local RV Park, fishing, and hunting along with visiting the famous “Dug out Dick’s” site.

Gibbonsville Idaho located 26 miles north of Salmon Idaho on US 93 is an unincorporated small community of less than 100 residents.  Take a drive up to the Fire Look Out at the top of Granite Mountain where along the way you won’t want to miss visiting the Gibbonsville Cemetery in a natural setting featuring century old wooden markers mixed in with modern day granite.  Gibbonsville Historic museum featuring artifacts from the booming mining era is worth a visit.

Leadore Idaho Located 30 miles east of Salmon Idaho on US Hwy 28

North Fork Idaho Located 21 miles north of Salmon Idaho on US Hwy 93 is your gateway to the world famous Frank Church “River of No Return” Wilderness Area.  Fantastic steelhead and salmon fishing, hunting, hiking, atv trails, cross country skiing, white water river rafting and camping bring return visitors year after year!

Shoup Idaho – Located 15 miles

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