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In 1805, after struggling over the Bitterroot Mountains at Lolo Pass, Lewis and Clark followed the Clearwater River into the lands of the Nez PercÚ, who helped them complete their journey. But by 1877, the Clearwater had become an escape route for the Nez PercÚ, as Chief Joseph led his band along it and through Lolo Pass in hopes of somehow escaping the federal troops swarming to intercept them.

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Clearwater River

Lapwai

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