Shorts Bar Recreation Site


Cottonwood Field Office 2 Butte Drive Cottonwood, ID 83522

45.41194444, -116.3022222

2.6 miles east of Riggins, Idaho on Big Salmon Road.

Shorts Bar Recreation Site

This site is a frequent put-in spot for floating the Lower Salmon River. The site is near large, sandy beaches and provides easy access to the Salmon River. BLM recreation sites attached to this stretch of river are Island Bar, Lucile, Old Lucile, Slate Creek, Skookumchuck, White Bird, Hammer Creek and Pine Bar. Be sure to check those sites for more information and amenities for boat ramps or camping. For river maps, authorized outfitters and shuttle services, see the links below.

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