River- Approximately 3 miles
The Salmon River, dubbed the River of No Return by early explorers,
remains one of the few remaining free-flowing waterways in America.
Throughout the rugged mountains and grassy pine meadows thrive deer,
elk, black bear and mountain goats.
Flat Reservoir- Approximately 17 miles
Lodge pole pines dominate the campground with grass under story.
The Reservoir is stocked with Rainbow Trout. This is an attractive
campground with access to it via the Custer Motorway with interpretive
signs along the way.
Lakes/Ghost Town-Approximately 14 miles
Located off highway 75, Bay Horse has an upper and a lower lake
to visit. Also on the way up you can see the old Bay Horse Mine
and ghost town.
of The Yankee Fork Interruptive Center- 4
The Land of the Yankee Fork Interruptive Center brings to life Idaho's
frontier mining history. Located at highway 93 and 75 junction.
Ghost Town- Approximately 30 miles
Southwest of Challis this ghost town lies within Land of the Yankee
Fork State Park. Numerous buildings from the mining era are on display
with interpretive programs and a gift shop.
Just a short drive away the Challis Hot Springs is a great hang
out for the whole family. With a warm pool, hot pool, and a parks
and recreation area the Challis Hot Springs is one stop you may
want to take.
Custer County Museum-
Approximately 1.5 miles
Take a trip back in time at the local museum located right on main
street in Challis. See the way this historic county was back when
it was first settled. You will find many amazing photos of gold
mines, cowboys, and a lot more!