Boise National Forest

Trails in Boise Nat'l Forest

Stratton Trail

The Stratton Creek Trail begins west of NFS Road 579 across from Deadwood Outfitters. It switchbacks up a steep slope of loose gravel which is very difficult to ride on motorcycles. After about a mile it crosses a fork of Stratton Creek and proceeds west into Stratton Basin where ...

Summit Trail

For almost the entire length, the trail offers panoramic views of the Salmon River Mountains to the west and the River of No Return Wilderness to the east. The trail passes through two massive but stable rock slides. Large, well-anchored rocks litter the trail making these sections impassable to ...

Switchback Trail

This trail provides access to the Rice Peak Lookout. The trail receives minimal ...

Tripod Peak Trail

From Tripod Peak Lookout, there are good views of the surrounding countryside in all directions. Tripod Peak Trail would be a good day hike in conjunction with Joe's Creek Trail and the West Mountain Trail. From the intersection of the Joe's Creek Trail and the West Mountain Trail, turn ...

Westside Trail

This trail ascends and descends hillsides as it crosses several streams and parallels the west edge of Deadwood Reservoir. Sections of the trail will be difficult to find because the trail is bisected by game trails and passes through unblazed marshy areas and is generally not discernable in some ...