Salmon, Idaho has long been a base for anglers, river runners, and snow sports enthusiasts. Most people immediately think of outdoor sports when they hear the name of this Lemhi County town; not that the locals mind, heck it’s half the reason most of us live here. Or half the reason most of us live […]
Posted in Idaho January 31, 2018 by Emerson Curtright Located on the banks of “The River of No Return” and surrounded by several different national forests is the quaint town of Salmon. With a population of 3,112, this little town isn’t Idaho’s smallest. However, its remote location makes this place truly feel like its in […]
Another online travel magazine finds Salmon, Idaho and loves it! “Salmon is a town clinging to an old wild west identity without the roughness…” TheCrazyTourist.com ranks Salmon #2 in 15 “Best Small Towns to Visit in Idaho“. – “The western themed architecture and untouched surroundings might just make you feel like you’ve stepped back in […]
This is a featured article in BigSkyJournal.com written by Greg Thomas and illustrated by Fred Thomas from February 2017. I grew up along the Pacific Northwest’s coastal salmon and steelhead streams where it was easy to spot the rookie anglers: These were people who proudly posed for photos with fish that had begun the inevitable freshwater […]
Our trip through God’s country
I imagine it’s as close as you can get to feeling like you’re [in Alaska] without going that far north. Bob Ross once said, “God was having a good day when he made Alaska.” Well I think God was having a great day when he made Salmon Valley.
The skies here literally look like different colored cotton candy.
I have met and bought some art prints done by Barbara Peets who lives in Salmon, Idaho. Barbara does mostly wildlife prints, she is a terrific artist.
If you love the outdoors, Salmon, Idaho is the place to be.
SALMON, IDAHO — Seven years ago, any out-of-towner might not have looked twice at the old Odd Fellows building in downtown Salmon, which is in central Idaho north of Challis. But volunteer Cindy Phelps and the Craig and Jessica McCallum family saw potential — a tan brick facade on Main Street where business and nostalgia […]