The abundance of migratory birds, native fish, small and large wild game offer a wealth of viewing, hunting , and angling pleasure. Enjoy our unspoiled areas, do explore - the caves, craters, lava flows, canyons, rivers, desert, and buttes. Summer and winter sports, arts and entertainments - Lincoln County presents Idaho's finest!
From their Snake River wintering grounds, the Shoshone-Bannock Indians traveled across the desert to the Camas Prairie to dig their Camas root. Pioneers later made part of this path the North and North Alternate Route of from Northern Nevada to the Wood River Valley by Notch Butte rising high in the endless sky. Today Notch Butte is a fire station lookout Operated by the Bureau of Land Management.
Early Settlers used "Horse Power" for transportation, earth moving, mining, logging, and farming. The sheep and cattle industries were also reliant on the horse.
Iron Horses - The Union Pacific and the Oregon Short Line opened new markets and opportunities for Idaho pioneers. Large irrigation projects further accelerated development.