Shoup Bridge Campground will temporarily close during trailhead construction
SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) – Beginning May 16, the Shoup Bridge Campground operated by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Salmon Field Office will temporarily close for restructuring and paving of the parking lot to establish an early trailhead for Hwy 93 South Trail.
To establish the new trailhead, the campground will be restructured to include a designated parking area for day parking associated with trail use. An additional kiosk/trail information center will be set up in the parking area with maps and project information. The Salmon Field Office will also upgrade the campground’s recreational infrastructure, including picnic tables, benches, wayfinding signs, garbage cans, bike racks and a free bike repair station. -service.
“We look forward to the completion of this 5-mile trail that will connect the town of Salmon to public lands,” said Linda Price, Salmon Field Manager. “The new trailhead will provide parking and services for many years to come.”
Many community and national stakeholders came together to complete this 5 mile paved non-motorized trail that runs along Highway 93 south from Salmon to BLM’s Shoup Bridge Campground. Supporters of this ongoing project include Lemhi County, Salmon Valley Stewardship (local non-profit organization), Idaho Department of Transportation, Western Federal Lands Highway Division, and BLM. Construction is underway on Highway 93 South Trail from Salmon to Shoup Bridge Campground
The campground is expected to reopen in June when construction is complete.
For more information, call the Salmon Field Office at 208-756-5400 or learn more at the site HERE.