history of the Nezperce National Forest

by Albert N. Cochrell

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Missoula, Mont

Written in English
Published: Pages: 55 Downloads: 716
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  • Idaho -- History.,
  • Nezperce National Forest (Idaho)

Edition Notes

Cover title: The Nezperce story.

Other titlesNezperce story.
Statementby Albert N. Cochrell.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16568989M

Nez Perce National Forest spans a total area of approximately million acres of land that is located in North-central Idaho and more specifically in Idaho County. The protected forest land can be accessed through several routes including US 12, US 95, ID 13 and ID   The ,acre wilderness in northeastern Oregon, according to the U.S. Forest Service, was a Nez Perce hunting ground for bighorn sheep and deer and a . Both these cities allow you easy access to explore Nez-Perce Clearwater National Forest, an American icon. Then, continue to Helena (Montana`s state capital, with crystal-clear views of some of the most beautiful sections of the Rocky Mountains) and Great Falls (which straddles the Missouri River), where you should make time to visit the Lewis. About Nez Perce National Forest In the north-central part of the state, Nez Perce National Forest was named for the Nez Perce Indians, whose ancestral lands once included this rugged area of 2,, acres. The forest contains the Gospel-Hump Wilderness and portions of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Hells Canyon Wilderness and Hells Canyon.

‎The official app of the National Forest. This app provides exclusive tours and content created by NezPerce-Clearwater’s educational Interpreters and Rangers. Through these interpretive tours, visitors and armchair travelers alike can learn more about the area’s diverse natural and cultural history.. The Lolo National Forest to the east of the district has implemented an area closure which may impact visitors to the Nez-Perce Clearwater National Forests, specifically those wishing to access Hoodoo Pass, Hoodoo Lake and the areas adjacent to the pass via Forest Road #   Sports > Outdoors Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest officials get earful about forest plan. Fri., Jan. 31, Members of a U.S. Forest Service fire crew girdle conifer trees as part of a. Nez Perce National Forest ().jpg × 1,; KB Nez Perce National Forest buildings ().jpg 1, × ; KB Old Forest Homestead ().jpg 2, × 1,; KB.

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest - drive with care! The Nez Perce Forest is part of the largest tract of roadless land in the U.S. outside of Alaska. The landscape is spectacularly beautiful and from Devil's Peak at 9, feet you can look down at Hell's Canyon at feet altitude/53 TripAdvisor reviews. The Nez Perce National Forest offers cabin rental, developed campgrounds, dispersed camping, group campsites, and as well as RV sites. Water and garbage services are provided during peak season. Camping in any one area or the placement of camping equipment, is currently limited to a total of 18 days use in dispersed campsites.   Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest officials are asking backcountry users to share their thoughts on the network of roads hidden in the western Bitterroot Mountains. Faye Krueger, regional forester for the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Region, has announced the selection of Cheryl Probert as the supervisor of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho.

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Contact Information. Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests 3 rd Street Kamiah, ID () * District Offices *Our phone numbers are a little different right now as we maximize telework for the safety of staff and visitors.

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests' Historic Routes Project is a unique and exciting initiative that highlights the significant history and recreational opportunities available on three historic routes on the forests - the Lolo Motorway, Elk City Wagon Road, and Magruder Corridor.

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The Nez Perce National Forest is a 2,acre (9, km 2) United States National Forest located in west-central Idaho. The forest is bounded on the east by the state of Montana, on the north by the Clearwater National Forest, on the west by a portion of the Wallowa–Whitman National Forest and on the south by the Payette National Forest.

The mountains in this forest provide wildlife Location: Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Nez Perce Commemorative Sites. The Nez Perce National Historical Park, established by Congress in and managed by the National Park Service, includes 38 sites in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington that have been important in the history and culture of the Nez Perce.

Originally established in as the first Ranger District of the Nez Perce National Forest, Red River Ranger District now covers roughlyacres of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.

Four small communities interact with and are within the boundaries of the district. Records of the Nez Perce National History of the Nezperce National Forest book, ID. History: Bitter Root Forest Reserve established by Presidential Proclamation, Februhistory of the Nezperce National Forest book March 1, Weiser Forest Reserve established by Presidential Proclamation, The 19th century was a period of increasing change in Nez Percé life.

Just six years after the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark visited the Nez Percé infur traders and trappers began penetrating the area; they were followed later by missionaries. By the s emigrant settlers were moving through the area on the Oregon Trail. Additional Resources.

National Forests and their Dates [PDF] This document shows the dates associated with the establishment, change of name, or discontinuation of every forest reserve and national forest created sincealong with the legal citation for each action and the type of action, such as proclamation, executive order, public law, or other order (from Encyclopedia of American.

Forest Planner Zach Peterson and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials invite the public to an open house meeting for the Forest Plan Revision on Tuesday, March 3 in Boise at the Idaho Fish & Game's Trophy Room located at South Walnut Street from 2 p.m.

to 4 p.m. MST. Subject matter experts will be available for questions and. for the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. Related Information; What is a SOPA. How to read the SOPA (legend) The National Environmental Policy Act of (NEPA) Abbreviations and Definitions Forest Service NEPA: Current SOPA Report (NOTE: The SOPA report opens in.

Nez Perce National Forest Map Map – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Map, January 1, "Please retry" — — —Manufacturer: Forest Service. A History of the Clearwater National Forest By Ralph S.

Space Clearwater National Forest Supervisor, Forest Service U.S. Department of Agriculture The Clearwater Historical Society, Orofino, Idaho Northern Region Figure 5.

Nez Perce National Historic Trail. The Forest Service's first coordinator for the Nez Perce Trail, Jim Dolan of the Northern Regional Office in Missoula, Montana, asked Superintendent Roy Weaver to help him establish an advisory council for the trail. The Nez Perce National Forest administers 2, acres (USDAa) of which 94 percent is forest land, and 6 percent is nonforest or water (fig.

This report describes characteristics of forest land sampled on the Nez Perce. Forest land is land that is at least 10 percent. The Nez Perce National Forest is a 2,acre (9, km2) United States National Forest located in west-central Idaho.

The forest is bounded on the east by the state of Montana, on the north by the Clearwater National Forest, on the west by a portion of the Wallowa–Whitman National Forest and on the south by the Payette National Forest.

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and the Nez Perce National Historical Trail both pass through sections of the forest. In total, there are over 1, miles (2, km) of hiking trails, 50 campgrounds, dozens of lake and river boating access points and even miles ( km) of groomed snowmobile trails.

The official app of the NezPerce-Clearwater National Forest. This app provides exclusive tours and content created by NezPerce-Clearwater’s educational Interpreters and Rangers. Through these interpretive tours, visitors and armchair travelers alike can learn more about the area’s diverse natural and cultural history.

Featuring audio, image galleries, historic imagery, and GPS maps, the. The Nezperce National Forest (NPNF) was created by Executive Order No. signed by President Theodore Roosevelt. That Order, which became effective July 1,established the Forest from lands given up by the Bitter Root and Weiser National Forests.

Name The Forest was the traditional home of the Ni Mii Pu (The People). Clearwater National Forest with headquarters on the Nez Perce Reservation at Kamiah is located in North Central Idaho in the northwestern United States. The forest is bounded on the east by the state of Montana, on the north by the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, and on the south and west by the Nez Perce National Forest and Palouse Prairie.

Clearwater National Forest with headquarters on the Nez Perce Reservation at Kamiah is located in North Central Idaho in the northwestern United forest is bounded on the east by the state of Montana, on the north by the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, and on the south and west by the Nez Perce National Forest and Palouse Prairie.

It happened August 4, on the Higgins Ridge Fire in the Nez Perce National Forest after an eight-man crew from Grangeville, Idaho had jumped in the.

Detailed Map Of Nez Perce National Forest In Idaho. This Map Is Waterproof And Has A Scale OfProduct details. Shipping Weight: 2 pounds; ASIN: ; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers.

It is hereby ordered that on and after July 1,the land within the boundaries shown on the attached diagram, heretofore set apart, reserved and proclaimed as parts of the Bitterroot and Weiser National Forests, shall be known as the Nezperce National Forest. the trail was projected by using a & Nez Perce Forest Maps.

In Township 32 North, Ranges 2 & 3 East a map found in the book Northwest Fights & Fighters was used to project a section of the trail. Other sources, such as, Don Morrow's,“Early Trails And Roads in Idaho County, and Sister M.

Bear left across bridge onto Forest Route and go miles to campground sign. Bear left at sign into campground. NOTE: Big Salmon Rd.

and Forest Rt. are paved and single lane in places. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1, ft. The campground is adjacent to a "quiet" part of the Salmon River; some sites overlook the river. Forest service map of Nez Perce National Forest in Idaho. Folded recreation map showing trailheads, forest service roads, game units, rivers, lakes and many other features.

Area covered also includes Elk City, Gospel Hump Wilderness, Bitterroot Wilderness and the north part of the Frank Church Wilderness. Two sided / waterproof paper. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reed, John Calvin, Gold-bearing gravel of the Nezperce National Forest, Idaho County, Idaho.

The Nez Perce National Forest Map produced by the US Forest Service contains the most current information on roads, trails, recreation sites, travel restrictions and contact phone numbers for the Nez Perce National Forest. The Nez Perce National Forest is located in the heart of north-central Idaho.

It stretches from the Oregon border on the [ ]. The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is pleased to offer more employment opportunities for those interested in “Caring for the Land and Serving People” through either a permanent or seasonal position within the variety of program areas the USDA Forest Service has to offer.The Nez Perce National Forest (NPNF) was created by Executive Order No.

signed by President Theodore Roosevelt. That Order, which became effective July 1,established the Forest from lands given up by the Bitter Root and Weiser National Forests.

The Forest was the traditional home of the Ni Mii Pu (The People). The Forest Service is accepting public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the forest plan revision on the Nez Perce and Clearwater National .