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2017-07-05 13:41:27
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Exploring the Idaho Wilderness

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Camping outdoors might not be everyone’s cup of tea. The idea of being vulnerable to animals and insects, and sleeping on hard ground under the cold sky with only a sleeping bag separating your from the Idaho wilderness isn’t everyone’s idea of relaxation. Don't worry, Idaho deluxe back country accommodations with Mountain River Outfitters has got you covered.
Glamping is the only way to experience the beauty Idaho wilderness has to offer. You can stay at warm and comfortable in our lodges through the night and go out exploring in the day to see all sorts of creatures, land and sea-dwelling without having to worry about bumping into another person for a long time.
Idaho Wilderness – Facts & Figures
Also dubbed “Americas’ most rugged wilderness,” Idaho holds the largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 states. It has a total of 4.7 million acres of designated wilderness area so that you and your family can experience nature at its finest.
The wilderness isn’t just limited to flora and fauna, thought. It has beautiful landscapes such as deep rivers and walled-desert canyons that invite people to partake in back country recreation activities such as hiking, fishing, river rafting, etc.
Idaho Wilderness – What to Expect There is a wide range of species in the Idaho wilderness, making it a prime candidate for family wilderness trips. There are also lodges spread throughout the land so that people who don’t like to camp can have the comforts of home and the relaxation of the wilderness.
Some of the animals that make up the wilderness’ wildlife include; (White-tailed deer, Mule deer, Elk, Raccoons, Grizzly bears, Black bears, Moose, Coyotes, Wolves, Bobcats, Cougars, Marten, Beavers, River Otters, Minks, Wolverines).
Similarly, the list of bird species isn’t short either. They include; (Ravens, Blue Jays, Turkey, California Quail, Grouse (numerous species), Osprey, Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Owls (numerous species).
There are also an abundant species of fish in the rivers, ranging from small fish to large ones. The record-largest are a salmon of 54 pounds and a steelhead of 30 pounds.
(Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, Mountain Whitefish, Bass, Crappie, Catfish, Chiselmouth, Walleye, White Sturgeon, Largescale sucker, Utah chub, etc.)
Idaho Wilderness – Where to Go
If you’re looking to plan a family wilderness trip, Idaho offers many options. Following are some widely used accommodations for wilderness exploration and other recreational activities.
- Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Trip
- 4 Day 3 Night Wilderness Escape at Ram House Lodge
- China Bar Lodge Wilderness Vacation
- Hells Canyon Wilderness Rafting Trip
Each lodging area is more remote than the first, with the Cabin of no return being completely isolated next to a river. The whole point is to let you explore the wilderness at your leisure, and these lodgings do just that.
If you’re looking to explore the Idaho Wilderness alone or with a family, let us know. We’ll be happy to help you plan and execute the perfect family trip, while giving you loads of options when it comes to activities!

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