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Designation: Idaho State Scenic Byway
Fees: Camping grounds and other attractions require entr
Length, One-Way: 82 Miles (136.67 Kilometers)
Time: Allow 2 Hours

General Information

Description - Panoramic views of farm land, extensive forests, rivers, and mountains, and the largest stand of White Pine trees in North America can be seen along the White Pine Scenic Byway. The route begins on Idaho 3 at Interstate 90 near Cataldo, where you can visit the famous 1840s Old Mission of the Sacred Heart, and passes through the deeply contrasting forests of Idaho's timber country to St. Maries. It crosses the picturesque St. Maries and St. Joe rivers to Idaho 6 and then meanders south through the St. Joe National Forest and the rolling hills of the Palouse region on Idaho 6 to its junction with U.S. 95.

Attractions - The White Pine Scenic Byway is known for it's Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Location -

Directions from : The route begins at the junction of I-90 west of the Old Mission at Cataldo and follows SH-3 southerly to the junction of Sh-6, thence southwesterly to a junction with U.S. 95 at Potlatch.

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Additional Information:
Idaho Scenic Byways - Idaho offers close to 20 state, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) designated scenic, historic and backcountry byways. These byways travel through Idaho's diverse geography and lead to historic sites.
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Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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