· a fun day touring our valley.
· fantastic recreation opportunities.
· a chance to join our Ride the Wall, family bike event, fund raiser on June 21st.
· an opportunity to meet our supporters by serving during our Annual Pig Roast on your last day with us—the last Saturday in June.
The Silver Valley is located in the Idaho Panhandle along I-90. It derives its name from rich silver mines located throughout the area. Many mines closed in the ‘80s & ‘90s but a few continued working and some have reopened.
In addition to the attractions of helping construct a lasting contribution with our selected homeowners-to-be, the area has world class bike trails; the whole town of Wallace is on the historic register; the Cataldo Mission (the oldest standing building in Idaho); the “world’s longest gondola;” a fun river to float; mining tours; and several museums.
The 2 famous paved bike trails were both converted
from railroad lines giving them a gradual grade.
The Trail of the Hiawatha travels through tunnels and across trestles in
a forest area. The 72 mile Trail of
the Coeur d’Alenes extends from Mullan to Potlatch.
Much of this trail follows along the Coeur d’Alene River before
crossing the Coeur d’Alene Lake and through Heyburn State Park.
Mountain bikers have trails down from the gondola plus many trails in the
mountains that are kept groomed for ATVs in the summer and snowmobiles in the
You will find many scenic views and lots of information through these links: