Once at Dog Bark Park you may want to explore around a bit. We’re happy to customize an itinerary for your stay. For starters, here are a few suggestions:
Explore Lewis & Clark country - Cottonwood is not far from the Lewis and Clark Trail. In fact, on the return trip in 1806 three members of the expedition may have walked under the legs of Dog Bark Park Inn on their way to the Salmon & Snake Rivers for fish! Dog Bark Park Inn has numerous books on Lewis & Clark. See also www.northcentralidaho.info.
The Monastery of St. Gertrude & Historical Museum
3 mile scenic drive from
Winchester Lake State Park & Wolf Educ.& Research Center, Winchester, Idaho, 26 miles north of Cottonwood.
www.idahoparks.org/parks/winchester.html and www.wolfcenter.org
Bicentennial Historical Museum - Grangeville, Idaho. 15 miles south of
Cottonwood. www.grangevilleidaho.com or phone 208 983-2573
Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tours – Take a thrilling daylong ride the entire length of the canyon. Tours launch from nearby White Bird, Idaho. www.killgoreadventures.com.
Whitewater rafting: lots of opportunities for folks of all ages. This company, one of many, has been in business about the longest and is among the best of the best. www.salmonriverexperience.com
Drive-In Movie - take in an outdoor picture show at Grangeville's Sunset Auto View, one of the few drive-in theatres still in operation. Phone 208 983-5509. Open late Spring through early Fall.
Other Popular Activities
Horse Back Riding
Small Town Festivals
Berry Picking, bird watching and much more!
Other resources for regional sights/activities:
North Central Idaho Travel Association - covers travel information for the five counties of north central Idaho. www.northcentralidaho.info or phone 1 877 DO IDAHO (1-877-364-3246) to receive a free Discover North Central Idaho Travel Guide.
Dog Bark Park has complimentary area travel literature & maps. Be sure to browse these resources in our office/gallery/gift shop.
Perfect…oops “ purrfect”… oops “woofect”
- Meg M, Grangeville, Id