Eastern Mojave Vegetation Idaho State Highway 51  
 

Edited by Tom Schweich  

Home Page  State Highway 51 (SH-51) is a state highway in southwestern Idaho from Mountain Home south to the Nevada border, where it continues as State Route 225 to Elko. It is the major north–south road in Owyhee County.

 

Other articles:
• US I-84:   at ID 51;  

Mountain Home

Junction: US Interstate 84 Business Loop, Americal Legion Boulevard

 

Junction: Idaho Highway 67 “Airbase Road”

   

Bruneau

 
 

Cross Bruneau Arm.

 

Junction: Idaho Highway 78, west.

Locations: Big Hill.  

Big Hill

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   3 May 2024;

Locations: Grasmere.
Full Size ImageGrasmere.  

Grasmere

Grasmere is an abandoned service stop in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Idaho, in Owyhee County. Located on State Highway 51, it is 32.5 miles (52.3 km) north of the border with Nevada and 58.5 miles (94.1 km) south of Mountain Home. Grasmere was the former site of a small gas station/bar&grill/post office.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   3 May 2024;

Locations: Roll Inn Spring.
Full Size ImageUSGS Monitoring Well at Roll Inn Spring.  

Roll Inn Spring, where we stopped to pee.

Locations: The Saddle.  

The Saddle

Divide between the Owyhee River basin and the Bruneau River Basin.

 

Locations: Riddle.  

Riddle

Riddle (Shoshoni language: Yakwahnim Paa) is an unincorporated community in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Idaho, in Owyhee County. Located on SH-51, it is 13 miles (21 km) north of the border with Nevada and 79 miles (127 km) south of Mountain Home. The community lies at the north edge of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation. The community has the name of the local Riddle family.

Locations: Duck Valley Indian Reservation.  


Duck Valley Reservation below …

Other articles:
• Nevada SR 225:  10000;  

Junction: Nevada State Route 225

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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/13/2024 8:12:02 AM