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Scenic Drives

Experience the beauty of Eastern Idaho from the convenience of your own RV, motorcycle, car or bicycle.

In Eastern Idaho, you can find some of America's finest scenic drives. For example, you can follow the Lewis can Clark trail and walk where these historic explorers walked. You can also drive along the battleground of the Nez Pierce Indians and experience these momentous areas in America's history.

There are many splendid scenic routes that capture Eastern Idaho's beauty. Mountains, rivers, lakes and plenty of wildlife to look for. Elk, deer, bald eagles and osprey are common to the area and exciting to see in their natural habitat.

Several wildlife refuges make it even easier to search for natures creatures.

Teton Scenic Byway

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The jagged teeth of the Teton Mountain Range are actually in Wyoming, but Idahoans prefer “the quiet side” on the western slopes, along the Teton Scenic Byway.

Fort Henry Historic Byway

See the first white settlement marked by the Fort Henry Monument, from which this byway gets its name. A new monument now replaces the old one at the original site. The old monument relocated in an adjoining field can be viewed from the original site. This route trails along BLM land, desert and mountain ranges; where herds of deer and elk, as well as Sharp Tail and Sage Grouse can be seen as you journey along the Red Road.

Grand Targhee Mountain Resort

  • PO Box SKI, Alta
  • 307-353-2300
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Grand Targhee Resort is a year round mountain resort tucked away in the Western slope of the Tetons in Alta, Wyoming.

Lewis And Clark Back Country Byway

  • 200 Main St., Suite 1, Salmon
  • 208-756-2100
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The Lewis and Clark Back Country Byway starts at Tendoy, 20 miles south of Salmon on Highway 28.

Mesa Falls Scenic Byway

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The Mesa Falls Scenic Byway begins where the Teton Scenic Byway reaches its northern end in Ashton, at the junction of U.S. 20 and Idaho 47. From there, the route travels through the town of Warm River toward its main attractions: the Upper and Lower Mesa Falls.

Lost Gold Trails Loop

The Lost Gold Trails Loop ventures off the Fort Henry Historic Byway at the "Y" Junction onto County Road A 2. The loop then travels southwest along the desert lava rolling hill terrain where cattle and wild game peacefully share spring and fall months grazing.

Drift Lodge & Fly Shop

  • 4771 N Hwy 20, Island Park
  • (208) 558-0152
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Enjoy a cozy affordable, Island Park, Idaho Cabin Rental on your vacation at the Drift Lodge. We provide affordable accommodation/lodging to the Yellowstone National Park visitor wanting to access the park thru the west gate. We are located just 17 miles from West Yellowstone and Yellowstone National Park. A few miles from the world-famous fishing at Henry’s Lake,The Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Madison River & Hebgen Lake.