The Lower Payette River Heritage Byway meanders along the pristine Lower Payette River, following in the footsteps of past settlers hoping for land and a new life. If you look closely, you can still see the ruts carved by wagons on The Goodale Trail, which follows the river.
Things To Know
- Location: The byway follows Highway 52 from Payette to Horseshoe Bend for 53 miles.
- Attractions include Black Canyon Reservoir and Dam, Roystone Hot Springs, and Montour Wildlife Refuge.
- The towns of Payette and Emmett feature a number of historical sites to explore.
- Services are available in Payette and Emmett; partial services in Horseshoe Bend. Plan ahead to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip (fill up on gas, pack water and food, etc.).
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