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Shorts Bar Recreation Site

The site lies along the Lower Salmon River, surrounded by semi-arid mountain peaks.  It is a frequent put-in spot for floating the Lower Salmon River from Riggins to Lucile via raft, kayak, jet boat or power boat.  The site is near large, sandy beaches and easy access to the Salmon River.

Directions: 2 miles east of Riggins, Idaho | Driving Directions


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Shorts Bar