b'AreaformanyyearsandCongressincludedspecific language in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area Act which allows their continued use. Located within Hells Gate State Park on the Snake River, the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center offers indoor and outdoorinterpretiveexhibitsaswellasaninteresting filmaboutLewisandClarkinIdaho. Youlllearnabout the history of the Nez Perce Native American Indians and the miners who came later. All the while making some memorable history of your own. TheNezPerceCountyHistoricalMuseum,alsoin Lewiston covers the history of Nez Perce County, includingSilver Country continued from page 37.the Nez Perce people and their relations with Lewis andconifer forest past cascading waterfalls.Many trails such Clark. as this one exist around the Valley, as well as easier trails for the novice hiker. Lookout Pass, 4 miles east of Mullan, is a recreation site straddlingtheIdaho-Montanaborder.Lookoutshistoric base lodge is the 2nd oldest ski lodge in the northwest. Thecedarinterioroffersdelightfulwarmthreminiscent ofvintagelodgesofthe1940s.Snowmobile,fish,hike, horsebackride,andmountainbikeintheBitterroot Mountains of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. ReturningtoWallace,take6thStreetnorth(which becomes Nine Mile Road, FS Road 456 N) over Dobson Pass, for a 17-mile tour to  Prichard. Take a right-hand turn on FS Road 9. After two miles take another right on FS Road 153 east toMurray (6 miles). At  Murray, you can take a step back into gold mining history. In its heyday, Murray was the central city of the last great gold mining stampede in the Lower 48 (1883-1885). This area continues to produce silver, gold, lead, and zinc and you can visit the  Sprag Pole Inn Museum. One mile south of Murray, stop at a historic cemetery to honor the last resting place of early pioneers and colorful characters such as Molly B Damm and Captain Toncray (credited to be Mark Twains inspiration for his Huck Finn character).Return west on FS Road152, and travel 3 miles to  Eagle, the Coeur dAlenes firstgoldrushcamp. WyattEarp,oneoftheearlyday western lawmen, who, played a role in the early days of the Shoshone County mining district, lived here with his two brothers, James C. and Warren Baxter Earp in 1884.Records show that Wyatts stay in Eagle was a busy one where he served as a deputy sheriff, a saloon keeper and was even accused of claim jumping.Turnrightatthejunction,followFSRoad152toits junction with Rd 805 for six miles to Settlers Grove ofAncientCedars,anold-growthforestoftreesthat narrowly escaped the cataclysmic 1910 fire. The trees are hundreds of years old with trunks up to 8 feet in diameter.Return to FS Road 152 west to FS Road 9 for a leisurely drive south along the wild scenic North Fork of the Coeur dAlene River or you could continue on to Highway 200 to visit Glacier National Park.K E E P Y O U R F O R E S T L A N D H E A LT H YP R O F E S S I O N A L F O R E S T E R S B U Y I N G L O G S & L A N DI D F G . C O M | ( 2 0 8 ) 2 5 5 - 3 2 0 0Majestic North Idaho|www.northidaho.org 39'