Fish Creek Meadows Trails Horseback Riding

The 27th most popular equestrian trail in Idaho.

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South of Grangeville in the Nez Perce National Forest, the Fish Creek Meadows area has several stacked loops for horseback riding. The trails provide outstanding vistas of the surrounding forest including Pilot Rock to the east, Buffalo Hump to the southeast, and the Gospel Mountains to the south. The trail system is maintained for cross-country skiing in the winter.

To reach the Fish Creek Meadows trailhead from Grangeville, head south on Grangeville-Salmon Road (FS221) for 8 miles. Parking is available at the NFS Fish Creek Campground.

To reach the trailhead from the intersection of SR 13 and Mount Idaho Rd. (NFD 221), go south on Mount Idaho Rd. for 7.5 miles. The road will change names to Salmon Road, and then Fish Creek Road. Park on the right.

Overall, Fish Creek Meadows Trails is the 27th most popular horse trail of all 56 horseback rides in Idaho. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Fish Creek Meadows Trails including Magruder Corridor, Meadow Creek Trail and Selway River Trail.

Fish Creek Meadows Trails Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  NPNF (208) 983-1963; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Grangeville Visitors (208) 983-0460.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Fish Creek CG

Luxury Loding:  None

Breakfast Restaurant:  Tiffy's Cafe, Elk City

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  45.86384, -116.08242

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  17606

Fish Creek Meadows Trails Horseback Riding Map


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