Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Wilderness Idaho/Oregon. Photo 1968. Snake River.
Hells Canyon, Snake River, deepest gorge in North America (7900 feet), forms the border of Idaho and Oregon. Photographer Norton led the fight to stop a major dam in the 1960s that would have flooded this gorge. Norton’s photos helped Congress establish the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.Add to Lightbox Download