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Near Gibbonsville in Lemhi County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Deep Creek

 
 
Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
1. Deep Creek Marker
Inscription. Sept. 2, 1805 Lewis and Clark proceeded with much difficulty up the North Fork, they camped on the west side of the river in this vicinity.

Clark wrote "...we were obliged to cut a road, over rocky hill Slides where our horses were in peteal danger of Slipping down to their certain distruction & up & Down Steep hills, where Several horses fell, Some turned over, and other Sliped down Steep hill Sides, one horse Crippled & 2 gave out."
 
Erected by Salmon National Forest.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 45° 35.565′ N, 113° 57.833′ W. Marker is near Gibbonsville, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is on Lewis and Clark Highway, Scenic (U.S. 93 at milepost 332), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in pull-out. Marker is in this post office area: Gibbonsville ID 83463, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibbonsville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lost Trail Pass (approx. 6.3 miles away); Jerry Fahey’s Cutoff (approx. 6.3 miles away);

View East from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
2. View East from the Deep Creek Marker
Which Way Did Lewis & Clark Go? (approx. 7 miles away in Montana); Nez Perce Trail (approx. 7.6 miles away); Natural Travel Corridor (approx. 8.7 miles away in Montana); A Story of Fires... to be continued (approx. 9.8 miles away in Montana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gibbonsville.
 
Additional keywords. Lewis, Clark, Deep Creek, Salmon-Challis National Forest,Gibbonsville,
 
Categories. Exploration
 
View S from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
3. View S from the Deep Creek Marker
View W, Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
4. View W, Deep Creek Marker
View N from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
5. View N from the Deep Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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