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  • Elkhorn Creek Trail #115

    The Elkhorn Creek Trail is 8.3 miles long and stretches from the north end of the forest near the Salmon River south to Elk Meadows. The trail is open to the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Trail Riding


    From Riggins:  Take the Salmon River Road (FS 103) east from Riggins about 15 miles. Turn right onto Elkhorn Road past Howard Ranch and continue 2 miles through BLM land. The north trailhead is at the end of the road on forest land. 

    From McCall:  Travel west on Hwy 55 towards the Goose Lake/Brundage Mountain turnoff (257). Follow the road north for 30 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 308. Continue for 8 miles to the Elk Meadows Trail #500. The Elkhorn Creek Trail branches north from this trail after 1 mile, and crosses FS 308 again after 2 miles.

    Conditions: To check conditions visit our Interactive Trail Map.

    Location: Find the location of this trail here.

    Activities: OHV Riding, Hiking, Horse Riding & Camping.