The Pioneer Historic Byway
traverses through southeastern Idaho’s Franklin and Caribou
Counties. The 127-mile corridor begins at Idaho’s oldest town of
Franklin on the Idaho-Utah state line and winds northward through
rich historic and cultural sites, ending at the Idaho-Wyoming
border. As the byway stretches north, visit a mixture of high desert
and spectacular geologic vistas, mountains and a remote bird
Within this pristine and bold landscape are a myriad of fascinating
places, events and people that contribute to understanding the
American West. The Pioneer Historic Byway is focused on telling the
many remarkable stories that add to our knowledge of who and what we
are as individuals and a nation.
The Pioneer Historic Byway route is the shortest traveling
distance between Salt Lake City and Yellowstone Park.
The Pioneer Historic Byway route is the
shortest traveling distance between Salt Lake
City and Yellowstone Park.