b'Silver CountryKellogg, WallaceThe Silver Valley, named for its silver, lead and zinc mines, has arichandcolorfulpast.NestledbetweentheCoeurdAlene LOCAL FACTS. MountainsandtheBitterrootRange,theSilverValleyboasts Shoshone County Population: 12,796 breathtaking scenery and historic charm. Early entrepreneurs were attracted by the anticipated glitter of gold, yet the promised gold turned Lookout Pass: out to be overshadowed by its just as enticing cousin, Silver.The townTop elevation 5,650 ft. Bottom elevation 4,500 ft. of Wallace popped up in 1884 to accommodate the influx of men (and a Access to 72 mile biking trails: Trail of the Coeur dAlenesfew women) seeking their fortunes in the luster of precious metals.With a year-round abundance of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, Cataldo Mission: The oldest standing building in Idaho the area shows that riches and rewards come in many forms.LegendI-90 Interstate Hwy 301 Forest Service Rd.95 U.S. Hwy [ 0 ] Points of Interest1 State Hwy State or InternationalBoundary Lines124 County Roads NRT National Recreation Trail4 Campground Interpretive Sign4 Ranger District or Work Center36 Majestic North Idaho|www.northidaho.org'