Near Lolo in Idaho County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Lolo Trail Crossing
When Lewis and Clark came up this ridge June 29, 1806
—they ran into “a shower of rain, with hail, thunder and lightning, that lasted about an hour” —
Erected by Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 334.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 46° 35.778′ N, 114° 36.011′ W. Marker is near Lolo, Idaho, in Idaho County. Marker is on Highway 12 3 miles west of Elk Meadows Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in a pull-out on the west side of US Highway 12, about 3 miles west of Lolo Pass Summit and the Montana state line. Marker is in this post office area: Lolo MT 59847, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Checkerboard Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Nez Perce Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lolo Summit (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lewis and Clark Route (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lewis and Clark Route (approx. 8.2 miles away); Whitehouse Pond (approx. 10.4 miles away); "...Across the Endless Sea of Mountains..." (approx. 10.6 miles away).
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
Categories. • Exploration •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.