White Bird Hill Grade, Clearwater Mountains, photo

White Bird Canyon

Clearwater Mountains

White Bird Hill Summit marks the divide between the Salmon River and the Camas Prairie. The Battle of White Bird Canyon during the Nez Perce War occurred in the valley south of the summit in 1877. Chief White Bird was a respected leader of the Nez Perce tribe. Photo © copyright by Robert Faucher.

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