Western Heritage Historic Byway
Length: 40.0 mi / 64.4 km
Time to Allow: One hour to drive the byway
Explore the Western Heritage Historic Byway's vast sagebrush lands and canyon rims of the Snake River. The panoramic, breathtaking view encompasses the snowcapped Owyhee Mountains, the Boise Front, and the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. At Dedication Point enjoy an unforgettable sight overlooking the Snake River's cliffs.
Most of the Western Heritage Historic Byway goes through the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, reason enough for any birding enthusiast to travel the byway’s course. North America's densest population of breeding raptors lives in the dramatically sculpted landscape that lies along the byway.
From urban areas to small-town rural communities, through high deserts and deep canyons, the Western Heritage Historic Byway traverses some of the most impressive terrain in the state of Idaho. With the densest population of breeding raptors in North America, dramatically sculpted landscapes, recreational activities, and historic sites, this trip lives up to the expectations of the most discerning western outdoors lover.
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