General Information About
Rally In The Pines

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is Salmon, Idaho?
Salmon is in the heart of Idaho, just 200 miles west of Yellowstone National Park.
Take HWY 93 north from Twin Falls, Idaho or HWY 28 west from Idaho Falls.

Rally In The Pines is located at the Lemhi County Fairgrounds.

What type of services does Salmon, Idaho have?
Salmon is a small friendly community which boast a population of 3000 residents (more in the summer). Salmon has a large full service grocery store, many convenience stores / gas stations, banks & ATM's, parts stores, motorsports dealerships, dog day care and much, much more.
The restaurants in town are very good. You can choose from family run cafes that have excellent food, to a bar & grill, to a brewery and a wonderful restaurant that you can sit on their patio overlooking the Salmon River! Just to name a few. And when in Salmon, don't miss the burgers at The Savage Grill!

In addition to services, downtown Salmon has a wonderful shopping district with jewelry stores and art dealers featuring local artists. Along with clothing stores, western shops, bakeries, candy stores and more. And the Lemhi County Museum downtown and the Sacajawea Center on the south side of town for an amazing glimpse into the history of this region.
We will have a ATV & SxS Escort that will enable everyone to ride into town on Friday Night.

Click here to learn more about visiting Salmon, Idaho.

When is the Rally?
The Rally begins Thursday, July 9th, 2020.
Registration check-in is in the main fairgrounds building on Wednesday, July 8th from 1:30-3:00pm and on Thursday, July 9th between 1:30pm and 3:00pm. You MUST have your Confirmation/Itinerary Letter for the check in.
These are the only check-in times. If you can not make these times, please do not register.

How is Rally In The Pines different from other ATV and SxS events?
While Rally In The Pines has many of the things other events have, like ATV & SxS rides, dinners, Show & Shine Contests and prize give-a-ways. Rally In The Pines adds much more to our schedule. So much so, we need to provide a 8 page program, so everyone coming to the rally will know what's going on, where it's going on and when it's going on. If you come to the rally, make sure to check out the maps, Schedule Of Events, and info in your program.
Along with 22 regular rides, we offer Fun Runs, a Lunch Ride, GPS Discovery Rides, ATV/SxS Soccer Challenges, ATV Beach Ball Croquet, Parades, Bonus Rides, live entertainment, dinners and more!
There is always something going on and lot's to do at Rally In The Pines!
And your Rally Program is your guide to keeping up with all of it!

How do I register for Rally In The Pines?
VIP and Early Bird Registration will be in October. Everyone on our email list will receive information and a link to register.
General Registration is opens December 1st. You can register right here on the rally web site.

Registration fees:
$75 per person
and kids 6 to 12 are $25. Kids 5 and under are free.

Registration includes all ATV & SxS activities at the fairgrounds, the ATV & SxS Parade and the Self-Guided / Group Rides.
(The registration fee covers everything except dinners, Activity Rides on Forest Service Public Land, camping and camping services.)

Activity Rides on Forest Service Public Land is an additional $4 per person. (Activity rides are Fun Runs and Lunch Rides. Lunch is provided on the lunch ride.)

You can register online.
You can register by phone: 208-241-8596.
For the best selection of camping spots and rides, please register early, on-line or by phone.
You will receive a Itinerary Letter within 72 hours of registering. Please print off your Itinerary, or have a copy of it on your smart phone/Ipad. Bring it with you to the Rally In The Pines check-in. Your Itinerary Letter is your ticket in!
Registration Check-In is Wednesday or Thursday, July 8th or 9th, between 1:00pm and 3:30pm at the Lemhi County Fairgrounds.
If you do not bring your Itinerary Letter with you. On Thursday, July 9th at 3:30pm is when we will be able to pull up itineraries for those people who do not bring it with them. We accept paper printouts of your Itinerary Letter for check in and electronic copies on your smart phone or Ipad. If you can not make it to one of these two registration check-in times, please do not register.

What's for dinner at Rally In The Pines?
Rally In The Pines will offer buffet style dinners on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Thursday Night is A Mexican Fiesta! Let the Mariachi music play as we have a Thursday night fiesta. The dinner will feature chips & salsa, tacos, rice and beans. After dinner join the Pinata Jousting Tournament and then the qualifing rounds of the Soccer and Croquet Challenge! A great night of action!
Friday Night is our Idaho Country Night. Join us for country fried chicken and an Idaho Potato Bar. All served up before we leave for the big ATV & SxS Parade down the Main Street of Salmon, Idaho. And after the parade, live entertainment with Jenn Snyder.
Saturday Night is Wild West Night.
Start your evening off with The Tales & Trails Of Lewis & Clark. Then join us for a western BBQ, featuring pulled pork BBQ sandwiches with all the fixi'ns, and live entertainment provided by our own Blake Allen. There will be prize give-a-ways and after dinner and get ready for the finals of the Wacky Races!

Dinners are $14.95 per person, for each night.
Dinners are optional. Please sign up for the dinners you want when you register.
Our discounted VIP & Early Bird Dinner Package: All 3 nights dinners for $39 per person.

I have a group of people coming. How can we all ride together?
Have everyone in your group register for the same rides on the same days.


Where Can I Stay In Salmon?

There are many motels to choose from in Salmon:

Riverfront Inn & Suites - Phone: (208) 756-4281

Sacajawea Inn - Phone: (208) 756-2294

Super 8 Salmon - Phone: (208) 756-8880

Bear Country Inn - Phone (208) 756-1499

Syringa Lodge - Phone (208) 756-4424

We found 5 listings in the Salmon area on Air B&B.

Camping Is Available At The Rally.

Gates open for camping arrivals on Wednesday, July 8th at 10:00am. Please do not arrive for camping any later that 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 9th. The camping areas for the rally closes on Monday, July 13th at 10:00am.
Water is available on-site at the fairgrounds to fill your tanks when you arrive. We have a septic pumping service that will pump your RV tanks right at your camp site during the rally. (Additional charge applies)

Rally Dry Camping is available in:

Grass Area: The grass camping area is a large grass area that is adjacent to the event. The Grass Camping Area is $95 for the entire event.

General Fairgrounds Camping: If you need a household electric plug-in, for a medical need, like a CPAP unit, or for a pet, please camp in the General Fairgrounds Camping Area and register for a 110 electric spot. Please bring a long household extension cord. (Please do not try and plug your RV into these electric sockets. They are 110 only.)The General Fairgrounds Camping Area with a 110 electric plug in is $125 for the entire event. We have a very limited amount of these 110 electric spaces. Regular camping, without electric in the General Camping area is $95 for the entire event.

Infield Camping: The infield camping area is in the infield of the fairgrounds. It has some grass in the area. You will be centrally located with easy access to all activities and rides. It is a nice level area to camp in. The Infield Camping Area is $95 for the entire event.

There is water onsite to fill your tanks at the fairgrounds and a laundromat in the town of Salmon.

Only above ground campfires and propane campfires are permitted in the Grass and Infield Camping Areas.

You can reserve your dry camping space when you register. Please look at the camping area map prior to registering and when you register please reserve your camping site in one of the camping areas. There is limited space in each camping area.
Dry camping is one charge for the entire rally.
July 8th to July 13th. The camping areas will close July 13th, at 10:00am.


If you are dry camping at the event, you will need to choose your camping area when you register. Here is a map of the available camping areas: Camping Area Map

There is very limited availability of the 30 amp electric RV spaces. These spaces are usually all taken during VIP and Early Bird Registrations in October. The RV Electric spaces are $175 per space for the entire event. The spaces have 30 amp service and do not have water or sewer hookups. There is water at the fairgrounds to fill your tanks with.
We also offer 110 electric spaces that you can use a household extention cord to. These are in our General Fairgrounds Camping Area. They are $125 for the entire event.

For more accommodation information, please visit our facebook page: Rally Facebook Page

Can I drive my ATV or SxS to and from the City Of Salmon?
We have an ATV & SxS Escort!
To be able to ride your machine into town, Rally In The Pines has an ATV & SxS Escort. This escort will escort you riding your machine from the fairgrounds to town, or vice versa. That way everyone can make it back and forth to town.
When you get to town, you can ride your ATV and SxS legally on all city streets inside the town of Salmon.
*Staying in a motel in town? We will also offer ATV & SxS inside locked overnight parking at the fairgrounds. So if you are staying in a motel in Salmon or the Town Of North Fork you can leave your machine locked up at the fairgrounds and drive your truck back and forth. And we offer free day parking at the fairgrounds for your truck too.

What should I bring with me to Rally In The Pines?
Bring an ATV and/or Side X Side. The Salmon area should be warm in July, but bring warm clothes and rain gear, just in case. This is the high mountains. Bug spray is a good idea. Bring everything that you normally take when you ride. And if you fish, defiantly bring your fishing pole and tackle. Salmon has world class fishing.

Is my dog welcome at Rally In The Pines?

Yes, your dog is very welcome at Rally In The Pines and on the rides. We ask that your dog be on a leash in the Rally Camping Areas and the fairgrounds. Please clean up after your dog. Your dog must be in control at all times. For everyone's sake at the rally, any dogs that bark constantly, their owners will be asked to leave the event.

Do I need to register my ATV or Side X Side in the State Of Idaho?
ATV Licence
As long as you have a valid registration from another state, you do not need to register your ATV or Side X Side in Idaho. If you do not have a valid registration sticker from another state, they are $12 in Idaho and here is a link to locations you can get one at: If you need to register your machine in Idaho, make sure to bring your title & drivers licence with you!!
The restricted vehicle license plates are required to ride in the City of Salmon.
Operator must carry proof of registration and insurance.
ATV's and Side X Sides can be operated on all city roads in the City of Salmon. ATV's and SxS"s can only be operated from town to the fairgrounds on an ATV/SxS Escort. Please see Schedule Of Events for departure times of ATV/SxS Escort.
Helmets are required for all passengers 17 years of age and younger.
For complete Idaho regulations please visit:

Ride Change policy:
The first two ride changes for you or your group are made at no charge. The third ride change is $5 per person. All additional ride changes after the third ride change is $20 per person. (This does not apply to adding additional people to the ride you are already signed up for, space permitting)
All ride changes must be emailed to us from the email address used to register.
There are NO Ride Changes after registration closes.

Can I change names on my registration?
Yes you can make one name change on your registration up to June 30th at 5:00pm mt. You can change a driver, passengers or an additional drivers name. This change must be done by email, from the email given on the registration. After we receive your email, we will email you back with a link to a "Name Change Form" that you must fill out and submit. After we receive your filled out Name Change Form, we will email you an updated Confirmation/Itinerary Letter with the new name on it. Cost for a name change on a registration is $25 per person.
We can add an email to our email list, but we can never change an email address on a registration. WE CAN NOT MAKE ANY NAME CHANGES AFTER JUNE 30TH.

Is there a cancellation list I can get on?
Why doesn't anyone answer the office phone right before or during the event?

Unfortunately, we do not have a full time office staff to do a multitude of changes on registrations. If we did employ that size of staff, we would need to double or triple the price of registration. From approximately July 1st, through the event, we have no one in our offices. Everyone is working on-site with very limited phone and internet access. Please email and/or call with your questions and requests prior to July 1st. After that, we are ready to rally! Thank you!

Refund policy:
Refunds will be given up to 4/20/20 or when registration closes. Whichever comes first. Cancellations and refunds MUST be for the entire registration. No partial refunds.
All refunds and credits will be less a $20 admin fee per person. No refunds will be given after 4/20/20 or after registration closes, whichever comes first.
There are no Credits toward the next year given in 2020 for 2021.
Credits from 2019 are only good for 2020. Credits have no cash value. Credits are non-transferable.
No camping refunds or any other partial refunds will be given at any time.
All cancellations with request for refund must be in writing from the email address you used to register. They must be received no later that end of day (5pm) on 4/20/20 or prior to registration closing. Whichever comes first. Please include the last 4 digits of the credit card used to register and the request must come from the email address you used to register.
Most refunds are done through Paypal.

All rides, rules, schedules and activities are subject to change.

Copyright 2009 - 2020 Produced by: BAM Film Productions / Rally In The Pines LLC