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BOILING SPRINGS CABIN, ID
part ofBoise National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sat Feb 13 2016 Season Dates
OverviewBoiling Springs Cabin is a popular destination for those who enjoy soaking in mineral hot springs that are adjacent to the cabin. Other hot springs are within the vicinity as well. Guests who stay here also have a variety of other recreational activities to enjoy, such as fishing, hiking, and off-road motor vehicle riding.
The cabin is accessible by car in warmer months and by snowmobile in winter. Guests arriving in snowy conditions should be prepared to snowmobile 11 miles to the cabin from the Middle Fork snowmobile parking lot. The cabin was renovated in 2012 and offers many conveniences, but guests should bring some supplies and equipment to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Boiling Springs Cabin is located in a narrow mountain valley situated between a hot springs, a stream and the Middle Fork Payette River. The surrounding mountains are steep and densely forested with conifers, but the cabin sits in an open meadow with little shade.
Numerous hiking, biking, horse and off-road vehicle trails are in the vicinity, including the Middle Fork Trail. Many miles of groomed snowmobile trails crisscross the area in winter. Snowshoers and cross-country skiers can also use the trails in winter. Click here for an Idaho OHV safety message.
The cabin accommodates five people. Sleeping quarters consist of one bedroom with wood stove and includes three single beds (one providing a trundle bed) with mattresses. A couch, table and chairs, sink, propane cook range and refrigerator, and wood stove are located in the front room. Some dishes, pots and pans, and other kitchenware are available. Firewood is provided during winter months, but it may need to be split.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
In summer: from Crouch, take Middle Fork Road/Forest Road 698 north 24 miles to the cabin.
In winter, all access is over snow. From Crouch, take Middle Fork Road (Forest Road 698) north 13 miles to the snowmobile parking lot at the end of the plowed road on FR 698, just north of Tie Creek Campground. Distance to the cabin from the trailhead is 11 miles.
Mailing Address:BOILING SPRINGS CABIN
Phone Number:Information: (435)245-6521