- The list below includes 9 free or cheap things to do in or near Salmon, Idaho, including 7 different types of inexpensive activities like Rafting, History Museums, Movie Theaters and Cultural Centers.
- From Idaho River Journeys to Sacagawea Interpretive, Cultural & Education Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Salmon.
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The impressive Sacagawea Interpretive, Cultural & Educational Center is dedicated to the memory and influence of Sacagawea, a Native American woman who assisted explorers Lewis & Clark on their westward journey.
The Lemhi County Historical Society & Museum is located in the birthplace of Sacajawea and houses several artifacts from the Shoshone's as well as various exhibits presenting the gold rush of the 1800's, mining, and ranching. Photo restoration available on-site.
With only two screens River Cinemas presents only the most popular first-run Hollywood films. The two individual auditoriums are moderate in size, and there is a traditional concessions stand with popcorn, candy, and drinks.
Lemhi County Historical Museum offers historical tours and holds various events throughout the year including commemorations and luncheons. The museum is also involved in key projects to restore and preserve local historical sites including the Gilmore Mercantile.
Organizing rafting excursions to the Main Salmon River, Salmon River Rafting Co presents visitors with the opportunity to raft through whitewater rapids with experienced instructors. It also has a wildlife tour where visitors can learn about fish and migratory birds.
O.A.R.S. Idaho Rafting provides whitewater rafting vacations on four Idaho rivers rated Class III-IV, with several multi-day trips available for all ages and skill levels, including specialty trips. They also offer guided fishing trips.
With Kookaburra Rafting, visitors can choose from a variety of rafting trips, from historic river trips to whitewater rafting. In addition to rafting excursions, visitors can go on guided fishing trips to the Main Salmon River to fish for steelhead.