Summer Hours:

The Interpretive Center is open for the summer season and will remain open daily through Labor Day! Monday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and Sunday from 12:30-5pm. Park admission is $5/person or $12/family. We hope to see you on the trail!

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

Film Screening: IN GOOD FAITH

Film Screening: IN GOOD FAITH

Join us for two documentary screenings at the Sacajawea Center in Salmon, ID. Produced by Naka Productions, Inc., award winning video production company in Charlotte, NC, IN GOOD FAITH is a documentary that centers around the work of Dr. Orlan Svingen,...

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Lewis and Clark Kites On Display All Summer

Lewis and Clark Kites On Display All Summer

On May 21st Terry Zee Lee, the director of Sky Wind World, Inc. based out of Billings, Montana, began hanging kites in businesses throughout Salmon. The kites are various shapes and sizes but each one depicts something from of the Lewis and Clark...

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Mountain Man Shoot

Mountain Man Shoot

Our 3rd annual Father's Day Mountain Man Shoot give you and your dad a chance to experience life in the early 1800s at the outdoor school at the Sacajawea Center's ancestral village. Join us to try your hand at archery, hatchet throwing or atlatl (spear)...

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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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