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Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Salmon
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This 70-acre park is located in the Lemhi and Salmon River Valleys in eastern Idaho. It is surrounded by the Beaverhead Mountains and the Continental Divide and borders the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural & Educational Center interprets the rich cultural and natural history of the Salmon and Lemhi River Country, deepening people’s connection to the unique place this area holds in our nation’s history, which was shaped in part by the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Sacajawea, as well as her people, the Agaidika Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. The Sacajawea Center is owned and operated by the City of Salmon. Our mission is to foster the knowledge and appreciation of the Agaidika Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, Western frontier life, and the natural environment.
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Enjoyed visiting the center and only wished I had more time to watch all the videos. Also nice interpretive walk.

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"nice walk"
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"interpretive signs"
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"short video"
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"gift shop"
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"stretch your legs"
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"red barn"
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"the river"
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"beautiful area"
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

There is so much great information here about the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Of course, this area is Sacagawea's birthplace so everyone is very interested in her as well as in the whole Corps of Discovery. Nice museum, good short movie, beautiful nature trails, knowledgeable volunteers, uncrowded. Only $5, which is a bargain for what you get to see. Easy to get to as it is right down the highway from the town of Salmon. You will need a few hours if you walk the trails. For the museum, an hour will do. In the winter the acreage is fun for XC skiing as well. Located in a beautiful area.

Thank IDretired
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Very nice greeting from the gal at the desk. Reasonable price to tour the building and grounds. Lots of information about Lewis and Clark and Sacagawea. The town of Salmon claims to be her birth place.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have been interested in visiting this center for sometime now and finally took the time to visit it. Although the center is still developing its collections and capbilities, our visit was quite enjoyable. The short video that is played is very worthwhile to view. Plus the walk around the center along the trails was fun and refreshing.

Thank 756brianm
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A very nice tribute to Sacagewea, a true National Hero. Arguably the most important woman ever to our Nation's success. This is a must see if you are interested in the History of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and or Native American History. Is in a beautiful setting with the Lemhi River running through it. There is a beautiful walking path with Historical Markers throughout the area.

Thank silvercloud2017
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