$1,200,000 • 72.1 acres
Off grid property set in a secluded location surrounded by Salmon Challis National Forest land. This unspoiled acreage serves as the perfect recreational and hunting retreat. Musgrove Creek meanders through the entire length of the property and the 70+ acres of wooded meadow attracts area wildlife such as deer and elk.There are 2 residences on the property which include the original 1940s log cabin and a separate 2 story living quarters. The single level log cabin has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The other home was built in 1996 with 1,283 sq ft of living space. It highlights two main level bedrooms, a bathroom, a cozy living room with a wood stove, a second-floor loft with a balcony overlooking the creek, and an enclosed porch.The property is just 4 miles from McDonald Flat Campground & 12 miles from Deep Creek Campground. Activities at your fingertips include hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, or soaking in the area's natural hot springs. This private haven also lies just 42 miles from the community of Salmon, Idaho. Salmon is a small scenic and mountainous town of 3,300 people in Lemhi County. Nestled within the wilderness of Central Idaho, Salmon lies on the fringe of Idaho's Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The relative seclusion of Salmon, Idaho is a big draw for people seeking to escape city life.The community of Salmon and the surrounding area offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation. One can enjoy the breathtaking landscapes by either driving along the Salmon River Scenic Byway, the Sacajawea Historic Byway, or the Lewis & Clark Back Country Byway. Winter activities include skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, alpine skiing, and snowboarding at Lost Trail Powder Mountain. While in the summer one can enjoy camping in the area's abundant campgrounds, soaking in natural hot springs, hiking or mountain biking along the many nature trails, river rafting, or fishing along the banks of the Salmon River.The historic town has evolved over the years, but still retains its small town old West charm as witnessed by its downtown which highlights many art galleries and custom local shops.Salmon has a deep history rooted in the lumber, mining, and ranching industries. Before it became a hub for these trades it was part of the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition. Vacationers can learn more about this epic adventure by visiting the Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural & Educational Center which is located just 2 miles from downtown. Besides visiting the center, residents and visitors also enjoy local events such as the Lemhi County Fair & Rodeo, the Lemhi County Farmer's Market, or the Annual Outdoor Beef Cook Off.