Snake River-Mormon Basin Back Country Byway
Length: 130.0 mi / 209.2 km
Time to Allow: Allow 2 1/2 hours to drive the byway
Restrictions: Portions of this byway may require a high-clearance type vehicle.
Drive along the river canyons, through aspen lined meadows, over flowered basins, and into the timbered mountains. The Snake River/Mormon Basin Back Country Byway is scattered with wildlife and habitat projects. The wooded areas are the sites of timber harvests and reforestation projects, so watch out for logging trucks. This byway is also known for its mining exploits from both past and present. Come learn about the Basin's history in mining.
Travel the spectacular canyon country of the Snake River along the Snake River-Mormon Basin Back Country Byway for an up-close view of a High Desert environment.