Elk Mountain Trailhead, ID

US Forest Service

Elk Mountain Trailhead

Persons wanting to access Elk Mountain can expect to leave vehicles near Windy Saddle on Forest Road 285 and proceed on foot or horseback to the end of Road 285 and about 2 miles north on Trail 517. There...[more]



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From State Highway 14, turn south onto Red River-Dixie Road #222. Follow Road #222 past Red River Ranger Station (now closed) to its junction with Nezperce Trail Road #468. Turn east onto Road #468 and follow it for 20 miles to its junction with Elk Mountain Road #285. Turn onto Road #285 and travel approximately 14 miles to Windy Saddle. Continue on foot or horseback approximately 2 miles to the end of the road. Continue north on Bilk Mountain Trail #517 approximately 3 miles to Elk Mountain.

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