Kamiah opens the opportunity to enjoy sightseeing along the beautiful Lochsa and Clearwater Rivers where mountain goats, elk, deer and other wild animals can be spotted. Hunting in the nearby national forests is excellent.
Opportunities abound for camping, backpacking, hiking, trail riding, rock-hounding, berry picking, bird-watching, nature study and prospecting. Swimming, rafting, innertubing and kayaking the waters of the Clearwater River provide a cool adventure during the hot summer months. Sandy beaches can be found at various points, many of them unreachable by motor vehicle.
For the fisherman, salmon, trout, bass, steelhead and whitefish may be caught during various seasons in the Clearwater River and its tributaries.
For ski enthusiasts, there are three ski areas within 60 minutes driving time and only a short distance to good snowmobiling.
Kamiah has a rich and colorful history. Visit the “Heart of the Monster”, one of the Nez Perce National Historic Park sites, just outside Kamiah and the Kamiah Valley Historical Museum on Main Street. Stroll through downtown to view the city’s Western Victorian Architecture and a variety of public art pieces. You’ll also find unique shops and eateries.