Area Activities and Attractions in Clearwater River Valley
The Clearwater River Valley is an area to be explored and discovered. The breadth of your experience will depend on your time and interests.
Our sparsely populated and scenic area has a wide variety of outdoor experiences with interspersed interpretive sites and attractions. Our rustic little towns are sprinkled with homey eateries and occasional shopping. Short excursions or day long trips are easily navigated from Reflections Inn.
Here are some great resources to assist you in your exploration and “discovery” of our area.
Maps and points of interest are available for downloading at North Central Idaho Travel Association Website.
Click here for information on the entire state of IDAHO.
If you prefer to kick back and relax, the peaceful and scenic atmosphere at Reflections Inn provides a homey and private place to enjoy the company of others or be alone with your thoughts. There are many activities to choose from while staying with us at Reflections Inn.
Our area has a splendid cultural heritage and rich opportunities abound to learn about the history of North Central Idaho.
Reflections Inn is located where spring and fall are mild, and summer days are warm and evenings are cool. The Inn offers a winter oasis within the snow-covered mountains. Outdoor sports and recreation are available year-round for all ages and abilities. We have included some links to nearby river outfitters that have served our guest well.
Reflections Inn is within a short driving distance to the:
Nature Walks, Hiking, Backpacking, and Bird Watching
Adjacent to millions of acres of Wilderness and National Forests, the opportunities for outdoor experiences vary from a casual walk or bird watching to serious back country activities. Experience the surrounding wilderness and its wildlife, which includes black bear, elk, deer, moose, mountain goats and mountain lions. Watch for the wild turkey, osprey, eagles, hawks, Steller’s Jays and a variety of hummingbirds that frequent the Inn’s grounds.
Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing, and Float Trips
Whitewater season is in late spring and early summer. More gentle float trips runs through the summer.
The Clearwater and nearby Lochsa and Selway Rivers offer anglers a wide choice from fly fishing in the late summer and early fall to winter steelhead.
A day trip on horseback can be a great way to experience the wilderness. Ask your innkeeper for assistance in scheduling.
Excursions on the Salmon and Snake Rivers can enhance your stay in our region. These trips are best paired with your travel to or from the inn to avoid lengthy drive times. Ask us for help in planning these.
Beaches and Swimming
During hot summer days (July and August), nearby beaches are available to refresh your body and sooth your soul. Ask us for our favorites.