Idaho State Highway 200
SH-200 highlighted in red
|Maintained by ITD|
|Length||33.348 mi (53.668 km)|
|Pend Oreille Scenic Byway|
|West end||US-2 / US-95 in Ponderay|
|East end||MT 200 near Clark Fork|
Idaho State Highway 200 (SH-200) is an east–west state highway in northern Idaho, United States. It travels along the north side of Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River between the Sandpoint area and the Montana border, where it continues as Montana Highway 200. The highway is also a national scenic byway that is named the Pend Oreille Scenic Byway.
Idaho SH-200 starts at a junction with U.S. Highway 95 in Ponderay, a small community north of Sandpoint. The highway heads eastward along the north shores of lake Pend Oreille at the very feet of the Cabinet Mountains with several turnouts and scenic overlooks. After the town of Clark Fork it then enters the Clark Fork River Valley following the Clark Fork River and ends at the Montana border just before Heron, MT where it becomes Montana Highway 200.
ID-200 is the westernmost portion of a chain of Highway 200s which extends east through Montana, North Dakota, and Minnesota. At only 33 miles (53 km) in length, Idaho's Highway 200 is the shortest in the chain while Montana's Highway 200 is the longest. There is another highway called SR 20 in Washington that would complete the chain of Hwy 200s, but ID-200 is no longer directly connected to WA-20. (The concurrency with US 2 from Newport/Oldtown to Ponderay was removed in the early 2010s, however the legacy of the concurrency continues with the mile markers from Ponderay to Montana.)
The route was formerly U.S. Route 10 Alternate.
The entire route is in Bonner County.
|Ponderay||29.740||47.862||US-2 / US-95 – Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry|
|||63.118||101.579||MT 200||Continuation into Montana|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Idaho State Highway 200.|
- Pend Oreille Scenic Byway
- National Scenic Byways Program, Pend Oreille Scenic Byway
- "Pend Orielle - Idaho Scenic Byway". Archived from the original on 2008-05-17.