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Charcoal Kilns, Idaho
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Description: 7400-foot elevation. 16 kilns were built here during the 1880s to make charcoal for the smelter at the nearby Viola silver mine. Each is about 20 feet tall and 20 feet across, and used about 30-40 cords of wood to make 1500 bushels of charcoal at a time. Only 4 of these kilns remain, and restored in 2000.

Location: In the Birch Creek Area, 4 miles west of ID 28.

Address: Dubois Ranger District
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
PO Box 46 / 127 West Main
Dubois, ID  83423
Phone: 208-374-5422

Season: May - September

Fee: no

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