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The Clearwater River, which is wholly within the State of Idaho, hosted Native Americans and Lewis and Clark.  The South Fork Clearwater River is shown here near Kooskia, Idaho along State Highway 13, and alternate route from Lewiston to Grangeville.  The South Fork Clearwater shares it's headwaters with the remote Red River and is joined by the equally famous Lochsa.  Both famous for rafting, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping and wildlife.  Northwest Passage Scenic Byway.  This stretch is along the lower part of Highway 14, which leads to Elk City, ID.
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