The Outback Is A Quaint Family-Owned Resort In Idaho’s First Gold Rush Town

Here’s an interesting tidbit for you: the first discovery of gold in Idaho was made near Orofino Creek in 1860, approximately a mile north of the present-day town of Pierce. Therefore, Pierce is often referred to as Idaho’s very first Gold Rush town, and it remains an incredible reminder of the state’s early mining days. Visiting this historic town is a must for any Idahoan and there’s no better place to stay than this family-owned resort when you do. The Outback is a wonderful home base during your visit to this small yet fascinating community, so plan a visit soon and see where Idaho’s Gold Rush began!

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Have you visited Idaho’s first Gold Rush town? This family-owned resort looks like the perfect place to stay during an adventure to Pierce, Idaho! Share your thoughts with us on this awesome destination in the comments below.

Address: 211 S Main St, Pierce, ID 83546, USA