Winter Recreation

Lookout Pass & Silver Mountain Ski Resort

Located about 20 minutes to the east and west of Wallace on I-90, these local ski mountains offer the best of northern Idaho's powder skiing. Silver Mountain also offers an indoor waterpark, while Lookout offers 34 named trails and acres of powder skiing. Come to the Idaho Building and ski both in a single weekend! 



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Source: Lookout Mountain Patrol Shack,

Summer Recreation

2016 Historic Wallace Blues Festival, July 8-10, 2016

The premier summer event in Wallace, the Historic Wallace Blues Festival has been named "Best Blues Festival" by the Inland Empire Blues Society for the past four years straight. Featuring three stages of musicians for three days straight complete with local food and vendors, the festival turns Wallace into the best place in Idaho for an entire weekend. The Idaho Building offers 3-day minimum stays in the heart of the festival, half a block away from the Main Stage where outstanding regional artists perform. 

30th Annual Depot Days: May 7th 2016

Depot days is an outstanding classic car and motorcycle show in downtown Wallace. Located on Sixth Street, The Idaho Building is ground zero: from units 1 & 2, you can look out the front windows and see the festivities below. Categories include best in show, imports, people's choice, custom pickups, and many more. This is the premier auto show in Idaho and is not to be missed! Bob filmed a video from last year's Depot Days from Unit One, and the street is packed with antique cars and happy show participants. The Idaho Building offers 3-day minimum stays for this event.

Route of the Hiawatha

Located at Lookout pass, the Route of the Hiawatha is a jaw-dropping bike trail that utilizes the abandoned Milwaukee Railroad grade between the old town site of Taft, MT, and the North Fork of the St. Joe River. Cruise along the old track down a gradual grade, through 10 tunnels and over seven trestles as high as 230 feet among the Bitterroot Mountains. The Idaho Building provides ample space for bike storage and is  a short drive from the East Portal on I-90. Come stay with us and experience this incredible trail!

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22nd Annual Wallace ATV Jamboree: July 18-23, 2016

The ATV Jamboree is a 5-day ATV festival that combines the best of an ATV show and riding the dozens of ATV trails that wind through the Couer D'Alene National Forest outside of Wallace. Events include hosted trail rides, the "Mad Man" endurance race, ATV rodeos, potluck dinner events and more. If bikes aren't your thing, check out this week-long celebration of ATV riding in the beautiful alpine forests of Northern Idaho. 

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