Change in hours:

The Interpretive Center has closed for the season. We are happy to open the building by appointment. Please contact us at least 24 hours in advance so we have time to warm up the space! Give us a call at (208)756-1188 to make arrangements.

Park admission is $5/person or $12/family. Happy Trails!

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

Onsite Volunteer Opportunity at the Sacajawea Center

Onsite Volunteer Opportunity at the Sacajawea Center

Each season the Sacajawea Center calls on the community to help kick operations into high gear for daily summer operations. Volunteer docents welcome visitors to Salmon and the Center, teaching them about our local history and directing folks to businesses...

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National Trails Photo Contest

National Trails Photo Contest

The National Trails System turns 50 this year and they are inviting us all to take part in the commemoration by submitting your favorite trail photos. The National Trail System includes recreation trails, hiking trails, scenic trails, and historic trails....

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Date Change in Film Series

Date Change in Film Series

The Sacajawea Center has changed the date for the next film screening in the Beyond the Salmon Valley Film Series to Tuesday, April 3rd at 7pm. The program is free and open to the public. PBS’s “POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable...

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Summer Program Information

Outdoor School programs for 2017 include making buskin bags, arrowheads, cattail baskets, and excavating a mock archaeological site. 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 2018 summer season.

  • Weekly docent shifts
  • Programs and events photographers
  • Onsite docent position with RV hookups for 2018 (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 a 10-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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