About Orofino, Idaho

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Known for stunning vistas and beautiful scenery, Orofino is an incredible place to visit and live at any time of the year. Nestled into a beautiful mountainous region, with easy access to lush forests, quiet mountain streams, placid turquoise lakes, and clear running rivers, Orofino is a recreation center at the gateway to the rugged unspoiled wilderness of Idaho.

Orofino’s rich heritage and history include the journeys of Lewis and Clark and encompass the great mining and lumbering rushes of the last century, with echoes of the past reminiscent on every landmark and feature in the area.

Orofino is the perfect place to begin or end your adventures, with accommodations ranging from bed & breakfasts, hotels, motels, or campgrounds, excellent dining and entertainment. Local area information, maps, and other resources are available from the Orofino Chamber of Commerce office, local motels, restaurants, and the Clearwater National Forest Supervisor’s Headquarters.

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  • Orofino Weather

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    Wednesday 12/07 10%
    Partly Cloudy
    Some clouds this morning will give way to generally sunny skies for the afternoon. High near 30F. Winds light and variable.
    Snow Showers
    Thursday 12/08 40%
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    Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional snow showers in the afternoon. High 31F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
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    Friday 12/09 80%
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    Snow during the morning will give way to a mixture of rain and snow during the afternoon. High 38F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
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    Saturday 12/10 80%
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    Snow during the morning will transition to snow showers during the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
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    Sunday 12/11 80%
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    Becoming cloudy. Snow likely in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 80%. About one inch of snow expected.
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