Camping, fishing, rafting popular July 4 holiday in Idaho's Salmon River country
It's turning out to be perfect weather this 4th of July holiday along the Little Salmon, Lower Salmon and Salmon Rivers in Idaho. Recreation vehicles of all shapes, sizes and models are frequent sights on Idaho Hwy. 95 between White Bird and McCall. One sweet Bure
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Summer on Little Salmon coming to a close
After more than three months living on the banks of the Little Salmon River, we are about to pack up the truck and camper and move on down the road.It's been a wonderful summer--Jimmy's been working as the caretaker/cook for the Little Salmon Lodge and I've been writing
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Sallie Craner lives fulltime in 28-ft. travel trailer
Sallie Craner has been living fulltime in her 28-foot Traveleze travel trailer since March 2010.That's when the former-St. Maries, Idaho, resident moved to Riggins, Idaho.“In St. Maries, where I lived for 17 years, all my girlfriends were married or in a relationship
TransAmerica bicyclists camp for a night next to the Little Salmon River
Yesterday afternoon, five TransAmerica bicyclists were taking a dip in the Little Salmon River, just a few yards north of our summer lodging. Jimmy, having biked across the USA from Lincoln City, Oregon, to Camden, Maine, about 30 years ago, immediately started a conver
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Whitewater paddling the Little Salmon River
There are only a few weeks each year when the water flows high enough on the Little Salmon River for whitewater rafting and kayaking.Because of recent rains and snow melt, this is that time for some thrilling runs.According to, "the Hazard Creek to Salmon
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'Snowing' cottonwood along the Little Salmon River
Cottonwood (Populus species) trees line the Little Salmon River and produce fluffy, tufted seeds that are easily dispersed by the wind.On Tuesday, June 8, a downriver breeze sent a snow storm of these white, feathery seeds flying.This photo was taken at the Little Salmo
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Rivers in Salmon River country running high
Due the the recent series of rain storms rolling through western and central Idaho, all of the rivers are running high, fast and with a considerable amount of debris.For current conditions click on USGS Water Data for Idaho.And, take care.
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Highway 95 closed for rodeo parade in Riggins, ID, on Sunday (5/2)
Idaho highway 95, heading both north and south, closed to through traffic between about 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (CT) on Sunday, May 2, because of the 62nd Annual Open Riggins Rodeo Parade.The annual rodeo parade began at 11 a.m. and proceeded down Riggins' Main Street ...
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In Riggins, Idaho, for 62nd annual Rodeo
Each year small (population 410) Riggins, Idaho, pulls together and turns out one of the finest community rodeos west of the Pecos.Beginning at 1:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday (May 1-2, 2010) the 62nd Annual Open Riggins Rodeo gets underway at the rodeo grounds.Th
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Finally made it to Quartzsite -- RV snowbird heaven
While there are thousands of RVs scattered on this huge public slice of the desert surrounding Quartzsite, Ariz, there is still lots of room for very little money on Bureau of Land Management long term visitor areas. (Pay $40--cash or check--for two weeks; $180 for
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