Best Idaho Dirt Bike Trails

Idaho has 52 offroad motorcycling rides.

  September 21, 2018

Located in the US, the dirt biking in Idaho offers over fifty dirt bike trail routes from which to choose. The best Idaho dirt biking based on popularity are considered to be Danskin Mountains OHV Area, Canfield Mountain Trail System, Idaho Cenntenial Trail, Hemingway Butte OHV Trailhead, and Wilson Flat ATV Trail System. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Idaho dirt biking trail below.

Where Can I Dirt Bike In Idaho?


FEATURED:  Idaho Cenntenial Trail

  Boise, Idaho

  August 10, 2016

In the Owyhee Desert, the Idaho Cenntenial Trail is a 103 mile one-way dirt & gravel jeep road (no services) that is open to dirt biking. It passes through the high desert with views of grasslands, red-walled river canyons, and the Santa Rosa Mountains.

FEATURED:  Hemingway Butte OHV Trailhead

  Boise, Idaho

  July 11, 2016

Southwest of Boise near Marsing in the Owyhee Recreation Management Area, the Hemingway Butte OHV Trailhead provides access to 100 miles of off-road motorcycle trails riding on roads, trails and sandy washes in the Owyhee Mountains.

FEATURED:  Danskin Mountains OHV Area

  Boise, Idaho

  July 11, 2016

East of Boise and north of Mayfield in the Boise National Forest, the 60,000 acre Danskin Mountains OHV Area has more than 150 miles of routes open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail system consists of 6 major trails spread over a mountainous high-desert setting. The trails range from easy to most-difficult. Each trail is clearly signed for the type of motorized usage allowed.

FEATURED:  Kirkham Ridge Trail

  Boise, Idaho

  June 24, 2016

East of Lowman in the Boise National Forest, the Kirkham Ridge ATV Trail is a 35 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail starts off SR21 and climbs gradually with vistas of Kirkham Hot Springs and the Sawtooths.

FEATURED:  Airline Trail / Onion Valley Trail

  Boise, Idaho

  June 28, 2016

North of Boise and northwest of Lowman in the Boise National Forest, the Airline Trail and Onion Valley Trail (5 mi / #036) are open to off-road motorcycle. These trails are accessible from the Scott Mountain Lookout off FS555 north of Danskin.

FEATURED:  Twenty Mile Lakes Trail

  McCall, Idaho

  August 14, 2016

North of McCall in the Payette National Forest, the Twentymile Lakes Trail is a 12 mile out and back through beautiful alpine meadows into the Twenty Mile Lakes area. The route starts off easy before ascending 1,800 feet.

FEATURED:  Sturgill Peak ORV Area

  McCall, Idaho

  July 4, 2016

Northwest of Boise and Cambridge in the Payette National Forest, the Sturgill Peak area has miles of trails and roads open to off-road motorcycle trails riding.

FEATURED:  High Desert Racing

  Idaho Falls, Idaho

  July 19, 2016

West of Idaho Falls, the High Desert Racing area has a motocross track. It is considered to be the premier track in Eastern Idaho. The track is 3/4 mile long set up to take advantage of natural terrain.

FEATURED:  St Anthony Sand Dunes Riding Area

  Idaho Falls, Idaho

  August 13, 2016

Northwest of Idaho Falls, the 10,000 acre St Anthony Sand Dunes has dunes up to 600 feet high open to dirt bike riding. The dunes are 15 miles across. The eastern side has small rolling hills ideal for beginners, while the western side has more challenging hills for advanced riders.

FEATURED:  Fish Creek Meadows Trails


  September 21, 2018

South of Grangeville in the Nez Perce National Forest, the Fish Creek Meadows area has about 50 miles of dirt biking routes. The trail system is maintained for snowmobiling in the winter.