Big Eightmile Trail For Dirt Biking

The 20th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Idaho.

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Southeast of Salmon and west of Leadore in the Salmon-Challis National Forest, the Big Eightmile Trail #6183 is a 6 mile route ranging from 7,700 feet to 10,200 along Big Eightmile Creek into scenic alpine meadows. There are sweeping vistas from the summit.

To reach the dirt biking trailhead from Leadore, head west on Lee Creek Road for 6.5 miles. Turn southwest on FS096 for 6.5 miles to Big Eightmile Campground.

Overall, Big Eightmile Trail is the 20th most popular dirt bike trail of all 53 dirt biking rides in Idaho. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Big Eightmile Trail including Bear Valley Lakes Trail, East Fork Hayden Creek Trail, Hayden Creek Trail, Nez Perce National Historic Trail, Upper Harden Creek / Coal Creek Trail and Winnemucca Creek ORV Trail.

Big Eightmile Trail Dirt Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  SCNF (208) 768-2500; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Big Eightmile Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.6151, -113.56706

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  16176

Big Eightmile Trail Dirt Biking Map


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