Travel & Lodging

Race Location:

The location of the race is within driving distance from several location in the inter-mountain west. The drive distances (miles) to Salmon ID, Leadore ID, and Dillon MT from selected locations are shown below:

Driving Distances:

From Idaho Falls, ID to Salmon = 161, to Leadore = 115, to Dillon = 142
From Pocatello, ID to Salmon = 210, to Leadore = 164, to Dillon = 191
From Boise, ID to Salmon = 250, to Leadore = 303, to Dillon = 420
From Salt Lake City, UT to Salmon = 373, to Leadore = 327, to Dillon = 354
From Missoula, MT to Salmon = 139, to Leadore = 186, to Dillon = 173
From Butte, MT to Salmon = 148, to Leadore = 131, to Dillon = 66
From Bozman, MT to Salmon = 231, to Leadore = 182, to Dillon = 116
From Helena, MT to Salmon = 212, to Leadore = 196, to Dillon = 132


Book your hotel rooms ASAP! As the summer approaches, hotels tend to fill up because Salmon is a very popular white water rafting destination.

The following Salmon area hotels, RV parks, and campgrounds are major sponsors of this years event. Please consider supporting these businesses for your lodging. If online reservation system says the hotel you choose is full, we recommend calling the hotel directly.  The shuttle pickup locations (Stagecoach Inn) has a gravel parking area on the west side that anyone staying elsewhere can park on race day. This will allow you to stay at other hotels and park your vehicle for the day.

Bear Country Inn (1-888-275-3580). 
Buddy’s RV Park (208-756-3630).
Salmon Meadows Campground (208-756-2640).
Century 2 Campground and RV Park (208-756-2063).
Fort Lemhi RV Park (208-303-7486).
Sacajawea Inn (best to call for reservations, 208-756-2294; on-line reservation system may not be accurate during the busy summer months).
Stage Coach Inn (best to call for reservations, 208-756-2919; on-line reservation system may not be accurate during the busy summer months).
Super 8 (208-756-8880).
Riverfront Inn and Suites (208-756-4281).
Leadore Inn (208-768-2030)  10 Miles from the 100K start.

Other Salmon Area Lodging Options:
Greyhouse Inn
Solaas Bed and Breakfast
Syringa Lodge


Agency Creek Campground (4 miles from 55K start on ID side)

Smokey Cubs Campground (6 miles from 100K start line on ID side)

Runners are allowed to “Dirt Bag” camp at the starting lines (no open fires in pits). Runners are welcome to camp at the finish line the night before and after the race; we will designate a camping area.