ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Interpretive Center will open Memorial Day.

Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 12:30-5pm
*If you are interested in visiting before Memorial Day, please call us at 208.756.1188 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

 

Park admission is $5/person or $12/family. We hope to see you on the trail!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

Summer Interpretive Intern

POSITION TITLE: Interpretive Intern at the Sacajawea Center SERVICE TERM: 40 hours per week/ June 1 – August 15 (moderately flexible on end date) There is also the possibility to work in shorter blocks of time depending on school schedules i.e. May 11-June 15...

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Summer Program Information

Outdoor School programs for 2020 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 2020 summer season.

  • Weekly docent shifts
  • Programs and events photographers
  • Onsite docent position with RV hookups for 2020 (good for individual or couple). For docent position description and application visit volunteer.gov and search “Idaho opportunities”
  • Position description

The Agaidika Gathering

 

Shoshone-Bannock Agaidika Gathering

August 7, 2021

 

Each year the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes visit the Sacajawea Center and the Salmon and Lemhi Valleys to commemorate their ancestors and connect their youth to their homeland. The main event of the gathering happens on Saturday and includes an early morning breakfast and walk/run along Agency Creek between Tendoy, ID and Lemhi Pass. After the walk/run, in the late afternoon, the tribe holds a singing and dancing exhibition at the Sacajawea Center amphitheater as well as a salmon and buffalo feast.

 

The tribe invites the local community and the visiting public to join them for all or part of their gathering. This year marks the 114th Agaidika Gathering, as 1907 was the year the Agaidika were forced to leave their reservation here in the Lemhi Valley to go to the reservation at Fort Hall.

 

An event poster will be posted mid-summer.

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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