The Sacajawea Center and Lemhi County Historical Society are hosting CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICAN, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, at 204 Main Street from November 30 through January 10. Open daily 10am-4pm Monday through Saturday and 11am-2pm Sunday.This project is made possible in part by the Idaho Humanities Council with funding from US Congress. Please contact the Center with questions at: 208.303.0245.

The Interpretive Center is closed but we are happy to open it by appointment. Please contact us at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements at 208.756.1188. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Park admission is $5/person or $12/family. We hope to see you on the trail!

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

Exhibit Celebrating Rural America Comes to Salmon!

Exhibit Celebrating Rural America Comes to Salmon!

On November 30th the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural American will open at 204 Main Street for six weeks. The title of the exhibit is in reference to the major changes that have occurred in the world since 1900 and how our...

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Shoshone-Bannock Agaidika Gathering

Shoshone-Bannock Agaidika Gathering

On August 16th and 17th the Sacajawea Center is excited to welcome the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to for the annual Agaidika (salmon eater) Gathering. Each year the tribe visits the Lemhi Valley to commemorate the forced removal of the Agaidika from their homeland in...

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Summer Program Information

Outdoor School programs for 2019 include making dream catchers, arrowheads, and primitive pottery. Follow this link for details, registration forms, and scholarship applications. Call us with any questions – (208)756-1188.

Seeking Volunteers

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to make a difference?  The Sacajawea Center is seeking volunteers for several positions for the 2019 summer season.

  • Weekly docent shifts
  • Programs and events photographers
  • Onsite docent position with RV hookups for 2019 (good for individual or couple). For docent position description and application visit and search “Idaho opportunities”
  • Position description

The 1805 Lewis & Clark Living Experience

Are you looking for an unforgettable experience?  Sign up now for the 1805 Experience and save!  Each year the Outdoor School hosts an multi-day primitive experience. Immerse yourself in the world Lewis and Clark experienced as they traveled west.

Before July 1:                                    $300.00(individual)  $600.00(family)

Before August 1:                               $400.00(individual)  $700.00(family)

After August 1:                                  $500.00(individual)  $800.00(family)

*$100 Non-refundable Deposit
+Contact us for student discount

Are you looking for an expedition experience?  Check out the local outfitters listed below!

Contact one of the following outfitters to raft or ride a portion of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Lemhi County! Some trips offer an interpretive guide, too!

Rawhide Outfitters, Idaho Adventures, Aggipah Raft Trips, or Silver Cloud Expeditions

We invite you to visit the Sacajawea Center, a popular choice for Idaho vacations! The Center is a happening place. Join us for Sacajawea Center special events including indoor and outdoor concerts, annual historical events, dutch oven cookouts, festivals, kids summer camps, and family historical programs throughout the summer and early fall months. Visitors can also enjoy the Community Gardens and scenic walking trails throughout the beautiful 71-acre park. Even your dog can enjoy its time at the Sacajawea Center in the Seaman’s Dog Park, where you can’t miss the bronze statue of Seaman, Captain Meriwether Lewis’ Newfoundland. You’ll want to stop in the Interpretive Center to view exhibits and artifacts that focus on Sacajawea. The Sacajawea Center Research Library located in the Learning Center is open by appointment for you to view Expedition journals and titles, Native American topics, field guides, and children’s books.

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