Blue Jay Creek Trail #149
ElevationAscent: 90' 27 m
Descent: -3,058' -932 m
High: 7,939' 2,420 m
Low: 4,942' 1,506 m
GradeAvg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)
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“Fly like a Blue Jay bombing the ridges!”— Joseph States
There are motorcycles on this trail at times and there is no water up top.
Enjoy a traverse above McDonald's, MacDonald Creek that is. Then shoot out onto a ridge and down to a knob with views of the valley. The trail continues a steady drop down into Blue Jay Creek before spitting you out at the bottom all too soon.
If you want a 3,000-foot climb from the bottom, you better eat your Wheaties as there is no rest without stopping, just a steady climb to the top.
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Photos, Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed
Land Manager: USFS-Boise National Forest-Idaho City Ranger District