Big Eightmile Trail Horseback Riding
The 3rd most popular equestrian trail in Idaho.
Monday 27 June 2016 03:56 GMT
Southeast of Salmon and west of Leadore in the Leadore Ranger District, the Big Eightmile Trail #6183 is a 6 mile horseback riding 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 horseback riding 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 3rd most popular horse trail of all 56 horseback rides in Idaho. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Big Eightmile Trail including Winnemucca Creek Trail, Bear Valley Lakes Trail, Basin Creek - High Trail, Hayden Creek Trail, East Fork Hayden Creek Trail and Big Timber Creek Bridle TrailNez Perce National Historic Trail.