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Track Caribou in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness

Glimpse these rare mammals in Idaho's Salmo-Priest Wilderness.

The Way

Map
USFS Salmo-Priest Wilderness ($4; fs.fed.us)

North trailhead
From Metaline Falls go two miles north on WA 31 to Sullivan Lake Rd. Turn right, drive five miles, and turn left onto FR 22. Head six miles to FR 2220, and cruise 13 miles of gravel to the Salmo River Basin trailhead.

South trailhead
From the junction of FR 22 and FR 2220, take FR 22 eight miles to Pass Creek Pass. Pull over and park in the turnout. The traverse pops you out a few hundred yards east of Pass Creek Pass.
Contact (208) 765-7223; fs.fed.us/outernet/ipnf/

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