Elk City, Idaho

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  • Kooskia, Idaho

    Whitewater Raft the Selway River

    47 mi / -1128 ft gain
    The Selway is one of the original eight Wild and Scenic Rivers designated in 1968.  This section of water is run by both private boaters as well as commercial outfitters, and is regulated by a strict permit system that only allows one group to launch per day.  This leads to a feeling of solitude ...
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  • McCall, Idaho

    Soak in Burgdorf Hot Springs

    1.0
    Burgdorf, Idaho's backcountry oasis, features several rentable cabins located about 30 miles north of McCall. Each season provides its own outdoor opportunity, and Burgdorf provides an epic hub in which to enjoy them.To get there from Boise, drive through McCall and hang a right after the Shore L...
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  • McCall, Idaho

    Hike to Loon Lake

    4.8
    10 mi / 3355 ft gain
    This pretty simple hike is just outside of Burgdorf, though it is fun enough that my friends and I hike it every year. The trailhead starts out at Chinook Campground where there is free parking if you are making the hike; you can also camp there for a small fee. There are two trails you can take ...
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  • Kooskia, Idaho

    Stanley Hot Springs

    5.0
    9.68 mi / 2106 ft gain
    Start your hike to the hot springs at trailhead 211.  Trail is roughly 5 miles with an easy gradual incline. Enjoy some of the mountainous views on your way.  There are no signs directing you to the hot springs but there will be two forks in the road and you'll take the right path both times.  Be...
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  • Kooskia, Idaho

    Hike Sherman Creek Trail #203

    7.1 mi / 3790 ft gain
    It's always (for me anyway) a good sign when the parking area at a trailhead is devoid of any other vehicles. Such was the case at the Sherman Creek Trailhead in the Clearwater National Forest in west-central Idaho. This trail begins just north of US-12, where Sherman Creek starts emptying into t...
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  • Lemhi County, Idaho

    Whitewater Raft the Main Salmon River

    5.0
    80 mi / -1000 ft gain
    The section of the Salmon River between Corn Creek and Carey Creek, known as the "Main" among boaters, flows through the second deepest canyon on the continent (only Hells Canyon is deeper).  The Main is one of the best all around river trips in the west and offers a spectacular road-less wildern...
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Camping and Lodging in Elk City

Walker Cabin
Elk City, Idaho

Walker Cabin

Johnson Bar Group Site
Kooskia, Idaho

Johnson Bar Group Site

Ohara
Kooskia, Idaho

Ohara

Adams Ranger Station
White Bird, Idaho

Adams Ranger Station

Fish Creek Pavilion
Grangeville, Idaho

Fish Creek Pavilion

Walde Lookout Cabin
Kooskia, Idaho

Walde Lookout Cabin