Hiking The West Mountain / Joes Creek

The 9th most popular hiking trail in Idaho.

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Northwest of Smiths Ferry in the Boise National Forest, the Joes Creek Trail (2.5 mi / #137) provides access to the West Mountain Trail (10 mi / #131). These hiking routes are shared by hikers, mountain bikers, dirt bike and horseback riders. A good starting point is Sagehen Reservoir.

Overall, West Mountain / Joes Creek is the 9th most popular hiking trail of all 19 hikes in Idaho. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby West Mountain / Joes Creek including Airline Trail / Onion Valley Trail, Hungarian Ridge Trail, Trail Creek Trail, Hot Creek Trail, Black Warrior Trail and Swanholm - Warrior Trail.

West Mountain / Joes Creek Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  BNF (208) 587-7961; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Idaho" from Falcon Guides

Base Camp:  NFS Antelop Campground; NFS Eastside Campground

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

GPS:  44.33362, -116.18758

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/2/2016

ID:  17274

West Mountain / Joes Creek Hiking Map


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