Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail, 4th

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2007-07-01
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This guide is an in-depth look at how to get the most out of a visit to the historic Lewis and Clark Trail. The best sites to see and activities to do along the way are given, as well as maps, itineraries, and local resources for lodging and dining.

Author Biography

Julie Fanselow works as a full-time freelance writer, who specializes in travel. She lives in Boise, Idaho.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Prefacep. vii
Map Legendp. viii
How to Use This Bookp. ix
Suggested Itinerariesp. ix
When to Gop. xiii
Touring with a Group-Or on Your Own?p. xiv
How to Travelp. xvi
Where to Stay, What to Eatp. xviii
What to Packp. xix
Traveling with Kidsp. xx
What to Read, Watch, and Hearp. xxii
Tending the Trailp. xxiii
State Tourism Officesp. xxiv
A Note on Spellingp. xxv
Is This Book Out of Date?p. xxv
Selected Annual Eventsp. xxvi
The Corps of Discovery: A Brief History and Overviewp. 1
The Eastern Legacyp. 7
Monticello (VA)p. 7
Washington, D.C.p. 9
Harpers Ferry (WV)p. 12
Preparations in Pennsylvaniap. 13
Down the Ohio, to the Falls (WV, OH, IN, KY)p. 15
Pressing on toward St. Louis (KY, IL)p. 18
Illinois, Missouri, and Kansasp. 20
Camp River Dubois and Cahokia (IL/MO)p. 20
St. Louis (MO)p. 25
St. Charles (MO)p. 30
The Shakedown Cruise (MO)p. 32
Arrow Rock and Fort Osage (MO)p. 40
Kansas City (MO)p. 44
Lewis and Clark State Park and Weston Bend State Park (MO)p. 46
Independence Creek (KS)p. 47
Lodgingp. 49
Campingp. 52
Restaurantsp. 52
Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakotap. 55
Indian Cave State Park-Brownville State Recreation Area (NE)p. 55
Omaha, Council Bluffs, and Fort Atkinson (IA/NE)p. 58
Lewis and Clark State Park (IA)p. 64
Blackbird Hill (NE)p. 66
Sioux City and Sergeant Floyd (IA)p. 67
Spirit Mound (SD)p. 70
Rivers and Lakes: The Nebraska-South Dakota Borderp. 72
The Big Bend, Pierre, and the Teton Council Site (SD)p. 79
The Lake Oahe Region (SD)p. 87
Lodgingp. 90
Campingp. 92
Restaurantsp. 93
North Dakota and Eastern Montanap. 95
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park (ND)p. 95
Fort Mandan (ND)p. 101
Knife River Indian Villages (ND)p. 105
Lake Sakakawea Country (ND)p. 110
The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence (ND/MT)p. 112
Homeward Bound: Clark on the Yellowstone River (MT)p. 115
The Hi-Line (MT)p. 120
Lodgingp. 126
Campingp. 128
Restaurantsp. 129
Central Montanap. 132
Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monumentp. 132
The Marias River and Fort Bentonp. 141
Homeward Bound: Camp Disappointment, the Two Medicine Fight Sitep. 149
Great Fallsp. 155
Homeward Bound: Lewis Finds a Shortcutp. 166
Gates of the Mountainsp. 168
Three Forks of the Missourip. 173
Lodgingp. 178
Campingp. 179
Restaurantsp. 180
Western Montana and Idahop. 182
The Jefferson and Beaverhead Valleys (MT)p. 182
Camp Fortunate and Lemhi Pass (MT/ID)p. 186
Homeward Bound: Clark Explores the Big Hole (MT)p. 197
Lost Trail Pass and the Bitterroot Valley (ID/MT)p. 200
U.S. Highway 12 (MT/ID)p. 204
The Lolo Motorway (ID)p. 211
Weippe Prairie (ID)p. 218
The Canoe Camp and the Clearwater (ID)p. 219
Lodgingp. 225
Campingp. 227
Restaurantsp. 228
Washington and Oregonp. 231
The Snake River (WA)p. 231
Meeting the Columbia (WA)p. 235
Homeward Bound: The Land Route (WA)p. 237
The Columbia Plateau and The Dalles (WA/OR)p. 240
The Columbia River Gorge (WA/OR)p. 244
To the Pacific (WA/OR)p. 255
Fort Clatsop (OR)p. 261
Seaside and Ecola State Park (OR)p. 267
Lodgingp. 270
Campingp. 273
Restaurantsp. 275
Epiloguep. 279
Indexp. 281
About the Authorp. 293
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