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343 mi 552 km of trail 9 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 31 Trails Hard Trails 31 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Payette National Forest - 9

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Favorite MTB Surfing the Payette Rim.
Intermediate

Payette Rim Loop

9.7 mi 15.7 km 1,001' Up 305.14 m Up 1,001' Down 305.01 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Taking in the gorgeous lake and mountain views from the shoreline of Loon Lake.
Intermediate

Loon Lake Loop

26.2 mi 42.1 km 1,661' Up 506.32 m Up 1,660' Down 505.83 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite I can bunny-hop that.
Intermediate

Bear Basin Tour

12.0 mi 19.3 km 1,426' Up 434.69 m Up 1,429' Down 435.68 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Blackwell Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Blackwell Lake Loop

10.1 mi 16.2 km 1,775' Up 541.08 m Up 1,771' Down 539.73 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Lots of deadfall in the old burn.
Difficult

Idaho Trail Segment 11

38.6 mi 62.2 km 4,850' Up 1478.22 m Up 2,894' Down 881.98 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Great views
Difficult

Idaho Trail Segment 12

53.4 mi 85.9 km 7,941' Up 2420.49 m Up 7,575' Down 2308.95 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Great vistas
Difficult

Idaho Trail Segment 10

44.0 mi 70.7 km 6,701' Up 2042.45 m Up 9,812' Down 2990.59 m Down

Cascade, ID
Favorite Lots of deadfall in the old burn.
Difficult

Cow Creek Loop

23.6 mi 37.9 km 1,901' Up 579.4 m Up 1,917' Down 584.36 m Down

McCall, ID
Favorite Great views
Very Difficult

A Big Frenchy Pete

47.3 mi 76.2 km 6,617' Up 2016.93 m Up 6,517' Down 1986.34 m Down

McCall, ID

Trails in Payette National Forest - 68

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1The Drain
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID 19 
5.8 mi 9.3 km #2Goose Creek
Difficult
McCall, ID
Difficult
McCall, ID 11 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #3Paddy Flat/Lake Fork Creek
Difficult
McCall, ID
Difficult
McCall, ID
2.9 mi 4.7 km #4South Fork Buckhorn Creek
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
6.0 mi 9.7 km #5Elk Trail
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID
2.3 mi 3.7 km #6Hidden Valley Downhill Trail
Difficult
McCall, ID
Difficult
McCall, ID
12.5 mi 20.2 km #7North Fork Kennally Creek
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
2.8 mi 4.4 km #8Lakeview Vista
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
3.9 mi 6.3 km #9Growler
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID
9.9 mi 16.0 km #10Cow Creek
Difficult
McCall, ID
Difficult
McCall, ID
1.8 mi 2.9 km #11Rising Sun
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID
4.9 mi 7.8 km #12East Fork Kennally Creek
Difficult
McCall, ID
Difficult
McCall, ID
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Hammerhead
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Zorro
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
0.5 mi 0.9 km #15Sleepy Hollow
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
0.3 mi 0.6 km #16High Voltage
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
4.5 mi 7.3 km #17East Fork of Lake Fork Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
2.1 mi 3.3 km #18Westy Trail
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID
12.5 mi 20.1 km #19Buckhorn Creek
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
Very Difficult
McCall, ID
1.7 mi 2.7 km #20Grand Traverse
Intermediate
McCall, ID
Intermediate
McCall, ID

Photos of Payette National Forest - 95

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One of many cool bridge features on the trail system.
Sep 15, 2020 near McCall, ID
Excited for Ditch Witch!
Sep 15, 2020 near McCall, ID
I can bunny-hop that.
Sep 15, 2020 near McCall, ID
High Voltage
Jul 8, 2020 near McCall, ID
Taking in the gorgeous lake and mountain views from the shoreline of Loon Lake.
Aug 2, 2013 near McCall, ID
Blackwell Lake
Aug 2, 2018 near McCall, ID
The Drain
Sep 30, 2017 near McCall, ID
Dusty "S" turn on the Rim Trail Loop.
Jan 4, 2017 near McCall, ID