a canyon on the Snake River in southern Idaho and along the Oregon border: 125 miles (210 kilometers) long with a maximum depth of about 7,900 feet (2,408 meters).
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How to use Hells Canyon in a sentence
His great-grandfather would drive to Hells Canyon to catch, preserve and load up a wagon with salmon to bring back and distribute to fellow tribe members.
The deepest ravine in North America at 7,913 feet, Hells Canyon is an oft-overlooked recreational area that should be on every adventurer’s bucket list.
From Boise or Spokane, Washington, you can make an enviable loop hitting Hells Canyon, the Nez Perce National Forest, the grandeur of the Sawtooth Mountains, and the five ranges surrounding Missoula, Montana.8 RV Road Trips That Will Get You Off the Beaten Path | kklein | August 4, 2021 | Outside Online