Welcome to the Salmon-Challis National Forest
Plan your next adventure!
The Salmon-Challis National Forest covers over 4.3 million acres in east-central Idaho. Included within the boundaries of the Forest is 2.3 million acres of the Frank Church- River of No Return Wilderness Area, the largest contiguous wilderness area in the Continental United States.
Visit the Forest
Know Before You Go
Central Idaho Interagency Fire Center
InciWeb ~ Incident Information
The Salmon-Challis National Forest asks the public to please recreate responsibly.
- Maps can be purchased online at USGS Map Store.
- Annual Passes can be purchased online at USGS Recreational Passes
Forest Newsletter (March 2023)
Frankly Speaking Newsletter (Spring 2023)
Fiscal Year 2022 Salmon-Challis National Forest Annual Report