Best of the Best Award 2009. Welcome to BEST WESTERN Salmon Rapids Lodge! Overlooking the famous Salmon River, the Little Salmon River, and their majestic canyons, BEST WESTERN Salmon Rapids Lodge welcomes you with comfortable lodge-style furnishings, outstanding amenities, and warm hospitality. The lodge is located in the small town of Riggins, on US 95 in scenic central Idaho. Large log and timber structures, river rock, slate and granite are found throughout the building.