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!

Beyond the Salmon Valley Film Series

FREE and open to the public. PBS's "POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues." Join us at the Sacajawea Center as we explore other cultures through POV...

Highlights from 2017

January 5, 2018 Dear Friends and Partners, Happy New Year! I always enjoy taking time to reflect on what we have accomplished at the Sacajawea Center over the past year with your help and support and 2017 was another banner year. The docent program...

Local History Presentations

Each fall the Lemhi County Historical Society and Museum begins their programming with a monthly lunch and local history presentation. The program topics range widely but are always interesting and entertaining. The delicious lunch fare is prepared by...

Fall Frolic! October 14th

Saturday, October 14th marks the Sacajawea Center third annual Fall Frolic!  Join us for pioneer crafts and games, wagon rides, hot donuts, cider and hot chocolate, pioneer chili, a photo booth, story time in the barn with the Salmon Public Library, a...

Advisory Committee Meeting

Sacajawea Center Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:00pm Sacajawea Center Learning Center 2700 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467 Public welcome   Agenda: Call to order Additions or corrections to agenda Additions or corrections to 4/25/2017 notes  ...

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”

The 1805 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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