Scenic Driving

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There are a number of scenic drives and highways on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. Some of our most popular are:

  • The Northwest Passage Scenic Byway-All American Road (US Highway 12)
  • The Elk River Backcountry Byway 
  • Idaho State Highway 95
  • The Magruder Corridor and Southern Nez Perce Trail (also known as the Montana Road and Parker Trail)
  • The Lolo Trail National Historic Landmark Corridor (also called the Nez perce National Historic trail and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail)
  • Idaho State Highways 13 and 14 (the Elk City Wagon Road tour is available on this route as well as the Gold Rush Loop)
  • The Elk City Wagon Road
  • White Pine Scenic Byway (Idaho State Highway 3 at Interstate 90, and continuing on Idaho State Highway 3)

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities