The Interpretive Center will open again daily Memorial Day weekend 2016. You can make arrangements to see the Center, if you are in the area, by calling 756-1188. We ask for at least 24-hours notice to prepare the Center for visitors in the off season. Admission is $5/person or $12/family.

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

Harvesting Bitterroot

The best time to harvest bitterroot is mid-spring, before its flowers have begun to form. So last week, on a sunny morning, we set out to collect some bitterroot that will be used at the Outdoor School this season. Bitterroot was a staple food for the... read more

Program Sign-ups May 12th

On Thursday, May 12 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm the Sacajawea Center will be set up at City Hall for program sign-ups. If you cannot make it that evening you can drop your registration form and payment off at the Sacajawea Center or City Hall beginning Friday, May 13th. You... read more

Seeking Summer Staff

The Sacajawea Center is seeking summer staff to help support all aspects of operations.  We will be filling one of the following positions: a part-time Interpretive Specialist or a full time Education and Ancestral Skills Intern. The Center is an exciting place to... read more

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 2016 summer season.

  • Weekly docent shifts
  • Programs and events photographers
  • Onsite docent position with RV hookups for 2017 (good for individual or couple)

For docent position description and application visit and search “Idaho opportunities”

Summer Program Information

Sign-ups Outdoor School and Junior Explorer programs begin May 12, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at City Hall.  Follow this link and you will find program listings, registration forms, and scholarship applications.  Call us with any questions – (208)756-1188

Sacajawea 1805 Experience

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


Rawhide Outfitters
Idaho Adventures  
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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