Paradise Guard Station - Selway River Idaho

Put in: Paradise guard station

From Darby, Montana, on U.S. 93, drive south 10 miles to a point where the road crosses the Bitterroot River. Just before the bridge, turn right up the West Fork Road. Follow this road over Nez Perce Pass to Magruder Ranger Station. At magruder, turn right and follow the Selway downstream to the puti-in below Paradise Guard Station.

Take Out: Selway Falls Shuttle Length: 250 mi.

To reach the take-out, return to U.S. 93, travel north to Lolo and take U.S. 12 over Lolo Pass to Lowell, Idaho. At Lowell, the Selway joins to Lochsa River to form the Clearwater River. Cross the Lochsa and the follow the road up the Selway to the take-out above Selway Falls. Camping: There are four Forest Service campgrounds between Magruder and the put-in at Paradise. Numerous campgrounds are located near the Selway Falls take-out.