Featured DIRT BIKE TRAILS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Near Elk City in the Nez Perce National Forest, the McComas ATV Trails is a 20 mile trail network. There are eight trailheads that serve the trail system. The trails follow old logging roads and old fire roads that are closed to vehicular traffic.