About Orofino, Idaho


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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    Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 59F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
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    Partly cloudy. High 57F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
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