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    Ruby Meadows Trailhead

    Ruby Meadows Trailhead is ideal for people who want to explore the rugged landscape on foot, horseback, ATV, motorcycle, or mountain bike! Many dispersed campsites are in the area. Ruby Creek is the headwaters of the Secech River and other creeks such as Summit Creek are near by. 

    The trailhead provides access Willow Basket Creek Trail #141, and is an access route to Loon Lake; the primary route to Loon Lake is Via the Loon Lake Trail #081 that begins at the Loon Lake Trailhead near Chinook Campground.

    Rudy 1-Trail #173 and Ruby 2-Trail #174 are perfect day hiking trails, and OHV riding.  The Willow Basket Trail #148 is a motorized double loop off of the Willow Basket Creek Trail #141. It is just over 2.5 miles long, and is open to ATV Trail Riding.

    Directions:   Travel north from McCall 30 miles and turn right on Forest Road 364 into the Ruby Meadows dispersed camping area.

    Conditions: To check conditions visit our Interactive Trail Map.

    Water: No.

    Restroom: Yes.

    Location: Find the location of this trail here.

    Activities: Horseback Riding, Hiking, Camping & Cabins.