Have you ever contemplated living your childhood cowboy dreams? Or maybe, you just want to experience something new? The annual Riggins Rodeo and Parade is going to be held May 2 -3, 2015. It is sponsored by the Salmon River Cowboy Association at the Riggins Rodeo Grounds starting at 1:30 pm each day. It is this time of the year, wherein, you could breakout from your usual routine and experience something new or return for another year.
Why do you want to go to this event in Riggins?
If you are looking to have a weekend where you could sit back and enjoy without the stress of your day to day routine, this is the perfect event of the year that you want to attend. For instance, you have the parade on May 3rd. Here, you and your kids will enjoy the sights and sounds of cowboys and many other fun parade entries.
Also, you’ll see a lot of events during this weekend. Bronco events are among the most popular during this time of the year. Both saddle and ranch broncos are popular for those who love to experience the sights and sounds of the rodeo life. You also have other popular events such as bull riding, team roping and calf roping to name a few of the things you’ll witness in the Riggins Rodeo and Parade weekend.
Where to go other than the Rodeo?
Though the Riggins Rodeo is the main attraction during this weekend, there are also other things that you could expect within the area. In fact, if you take into consideration the number of things that you and your family could visit, you may even extend your stay.
The Salmon River, otherwise known as the River of No Return is the most popular tourist destination in this part of Idaho. Flowing approximately 425 miles in Central Idaho. The Salmon River Canyon also offers great hiking and ATV’ing this time of year.
The Salmon River is also the venue of so many activities for the entire family, regardless if you love white water rafting or fishing. Not only could you get to enjoy the rodeo but you also have access to these other fun activities.
Where to stay and what to expect?
Before heading out to the Riggins Rodeo, you have to keep in mind that this is among the most popular events of the year. Not only do you expect a large crowd turnout from the cowboys and cowgirls, but you should also take into consideration the number of both local and international tourists going to this event.
You want to make sure that you make the reservations early. Next, though the event starts at 1:30pm, you want to make sure that you are going a bit early since you want to get the best spot, not to mention park your vehicle without any trouble.
As for the ideal location where you could stay, Steelhead Inn offers a strategic location for you and your family. Steelhead Inn offers nine spacious rooms with wifi, TV and a common kitchen. Here, you could have one of the most ideal locations if you want to reach the Riggins Rodeo in time. Located in Lucile, Idaho, this Riverside Motel also provides its guests with the luxury of waking up next to the Salmon River.
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