Boise National Forest

Off Road Vehicle Access in Boise Nat'l Forest

605 ATV Trail

The ATV trail is an old logging road that traverses the west facing slope of the ridge between Silver Creek and the Middle Fork of the Payette River. The trail passes through stands of ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir and across the top of the old Pine Creek burn. Keep an ...

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Airline Trail

10.1 miles long; This trails leaves National Forest Road 641 (NF-641) and follows the ridge between the Anderson Creek drainage and the Lightning Creek drainage to Scott Mountain Lookout. It starts in ponderosa pine forest, up through the Douglas-fir and continues up to subalpine Fir. It crosses the Anderson ...

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Alley Trail

3.1 miles long; As this trail leaves the ridge between Granite Basin and Lightning Creek it traverses an old burn, then descends through stands of lodgepole pine before crossing Lightning Creek. After crossing the creek the trail ascends a long steep ridge where it passes a small pond and ...

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Bear Hole Trail

The trail passes through a long, narrow valley bordered by meadows, aspen groves, and Douglas fir forests. Short sections of the trail are steep and rocky. The trail is open to motorized recreation year-long and to snowmobiles from December 1 to May 15. At its east trailhead, the Bear ...

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Bear Wallow Trail

8.6 miles long; The Bear Wallow Trail heads south along the ridge between Scriver Creek and the Middle Fork of the Payette River. It leaves the grand fir forest type as it drops in elevation to the ponderosa pine types. As the trail descends it passes through some old ...

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Bitter Creek Trail (Emmett)

10.8 miles long; The trail parallels the Long Fork of Silver Creek and Bitter Creek, passes through meadows, and from the top of the Silver and Bitter Creek drainages offers views of the mountains and valleys to the west and east. Huge granite outcrops border the north and south ...

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Bitter Creek Trail (Lowman)

The primary trail users are motorcycle riders; horse use increases during the fall hunting season. From the undeveloped trailhead on the Lowman District, the trail fords the Deadwood River and then follows Bitter Creek up to the boundary between Lowman and Emmett Ranger Districts. The trail levels at the ...

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Blue Jay Trail

This trail begins on an old road but quickly narrows to a single-track trail. After following Blue Jay Creek for nearly a mile, the trail crosses a creek and begins a steep climb to a ridge. The trail follows the ridge for a number of miles. Ponderosa pine and ...

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Bull Creek Trail

3.4 miles long; The trail is single track motorized from its junction with the Middle Fork Trail to approximately 1.0 mile from the junction with the Silver Creek Summit Trail, where it becomes a 2 track with a 48 inch limit. Approximately 0.75 mile from the NF-478 it becomes ...

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Camp Creek Trail

The trail crosses Camp and Tally Creeks several times, and from a ridge offers views of Pine and Featherville. The trail is open to motorized recreation from October 1 to June 15, and to snowmobiles from December 1 to May 15. The area surrounding the trail is grazed by ...

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Crosscut Trail

The Crosscut trail crosses several streams, passes through deep valleys carpeted with wildflowers in the spring and offers views of Horse Ranch Mountain and Steel Mountain. The north trailhead on Forest Service road 105 is recommended as the primary access since the trail gradually descends from the north trailhead ...

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Danskin Mountain OHV Area Trail(s)

The Danskin Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area encompasses 60,000 acres and provides more than 150 miles of Off-Highway Motorcycle (OHM) and All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) trails in a mountainous, high desert setting. Trails of varying difficulty from ""Easiest"" to ""Most Difficult"" occur within the area providing recreation opportunities for riders ...

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Deadwood Ridge Trail

The trail climbs a high ridge overlooking the Deadwood River and moves north, passing through conifer forests and crossing many small creeks, before descending into Whitehawk Basin. The trail heads roughly north from Deadwood Campground. It traverses a ridge for the first several miles before descending into the Stevens ...

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Dollar Creek Ridge Trail

This description covers the first 3 miles of the trail to its intersection with the Needles Route Trail. The trail continues east about 4 miles to FS road 495. The western 3 miles of this trail are open to all trail users. The eastern 4 miles are only open ...

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East Mountain Way Trail

The trail offers views of Round Valley and Long Valley, passes through forests and meadows, and ends near East Mountain Lookout. The lookout, the only one left of those built by a timber protection association in the 1930s, provides panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. For most of its ...

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