46 Acre View lot located just north of the town of Challis. This undeveloped property is surrounded by public land on 2 sides and offers incredible 360 degree views. Land 46 acres of private, undeveloped land, surrounded by BLM, with game trails forged by elk and bighorn sheep, this property offers a mountainside building site with the convenience of Single Phase Power already at the property line. Incredible panoramic views and two drainages that run through the property, make this an ideal location to design your ultimate mountain escape. Recreation Custer County offers a wide range of recreational amenities, including hunting and fishing opportunities. Nearby recreational amenities include: Salmon-Challis National Forest Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Salmon River Salmon River Scenic Byway Land of the Yankee Fork Historic Area Region & Climate Challis, Idaho experiences a continental climate characterized by distinct seasons with relatively warm summers and cold winters. Location Challis is a charming and undiscovered gem that offers an authentic Western experience. Located in Custer County, this small town of just over a thousand residents is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Challis is often referred to as the “Gateway to the Wilderness” for a good reason. The town is surrounded by vast, unspoiled wilderness areas and national forests, making it an outdoor paradise for those who love adventure. The Salmon-Challis National Forest, the largest in the United States outside of Alaska, is a playground for hikers, campers, hunters, and anglers. The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, one of the largest wilderness areas in the Lower 48, offers pristine backcountry experiences for backpackers and wilderness explorers. The Salmon River, known as the “River of No Return,” is perfect for white-water rafting and kayaking, providing heart-pounding thrills against the backdrop of breathtaking river canyons. The area around Challis is renowned for its diverse wildlife and ongoing conservation efforts. It’s not uncommon to spot elk, deer, wolves, and other wildlife while exploring the surrounding wilderness. The town is proud of its commitment to nature preservation and responsible tourism, making it a fantastic destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Downtown Challis has managed to retain its historic charm featuring well-preserved buildings that harken back to the Gold Rush era. Challis might be a small town, but it hosts a variety of events and festivals that attract visitors from near and far. The Challis Bluegrass Festival, the Bayhorse Days celebration, and the Fourth of July Rodeo are just a few examples of local events that bring the community together.