East Mountain Way For ATV Riding

The 21st most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Idaho.

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North of Boise and northeast of Smiths Ferry in the Boise National Forest, the East Mountain Way (#099) is a 16.5 mile route open to ATV riding.

East Mountain Loop trail is a 32 mile long multi-purpose trail used by mountain bikers and ATV enthusiasts. The trail offers views of Round Valley and Long Valley, passes through forests and meadows and ends near East Mountain Lookout. For most of its length, the trail overlaps a ridge, but occasionally decends to the ridges west side.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is permitted only on designated roads. All ATVs must have a valid ATV registration. In addition, there is an extensive list of regulations that also must be met. Make sure to call the Boise National Forest HQ prior for a complete list (208) 373-4039.

Overall, East Mountain Way is the 21st most popular ATV riding trail of all 55 ATV trails in Idaho. Several of the better atv trails are nearby East Mountain Way including Idaho Cenntenial Trail, Danskin Mountains OHV Area, Kirkham Ridge Trail, Wilson Flat ATV Trail System, Bear Wallow Trail and Black Warrior Trail.


Local Contact(s):  BNF (208) 382-7400; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/boise/

GPS:  44.44065, -115.87089

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  15647

East Mountain Way ATV Trails Map


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