Lewiston in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Northwest Passage Scenic Byway
About the Byway
The Federal Highway Administration has designated the byway an All-American Road. This prestigious status recognizes its nationally significant cultural, natural, and scenic qualities.
Lewiston to Kooskia – 75 miles
Kooskia to Lolo Pass – 101 miles
Grangeville to Kooskia – 26 miles
An Interesting Drive
The 202-mile Northwest Passage Scenic Byway stretches from Lewiston to Lolo Pass on US Highway 12, and from Kooskia to Grangeville on Idaho Highway 13. The route follows the Nez Perce and Lewis & Clark National Historic Trails along two wild and scenic rivers. Parks, waysides, and kiosks provide information along the way.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the The Nez Perce Trail series list.
Location. 46° 26.508′ N, 116° 53.572′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on U.S. 12 one mile east of Nez Perce Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in a scenic pull-out overlooking the Clearwater River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston ID 83501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nez Perce Village (here, next to this marker); Coyote's Fishnet (here, next to this marker); Ant & Yellowjacket (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Ant & Yellowjacket (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bredell Family Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Nez Perce Village Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Indian Agent's Residence (approx. 3.6 miles away); Coming of the Railroad (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.