Silver Valley Historical Area

Ghost / Mining Towns in Kellogg
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The Silver Valley is a dream come true for the outdoor enthusiasts. If you love biking, hiking, skiing, boarding, riding ATV’s, fishing, or relaxing on a river or lake, the Silver Valley is the place to be for your next travel adventure.  The area is home to the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes and Route of the Hiawatha bike trails, North America’s longest gondola – a 3.1 mile journey, and of course, a host of silver mines that give the valley its name.

Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce, Wallace Chamber of Commerce

Things To Know

Visit these attractions to learn more about the history of the Silver Valley.
  • Shoshone County Mining & Smelting Museum, Sunshine Mine Memorial,  Crystal Gold Mine tour (Kellogg)
  • Sierra Silver Mine Tour, Mining Exhibit by the Wallace Visitors Center, Wallace District Mining Museum, Northern Pacific Railroad Museum (Wallace)
  • Burke Ghost Town and Historical Mine Site (North of Wallace)
  • Coeur d'Alene's Old Mission State Park/Mission of the Sacred Heart  (Cataldo)
  • Captain John Mullan Museum (Mullan)
  • Spragpole Museum (Murray)
  • Historic Avery Train Depot Museum and Community Center (Avery)

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