Salmon-Challis National Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 32nd most popular XC Ski in Idaho.

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Near Salmon in the Salmon-Challis National Forest, check out the Freeman Peak Trail, Twin Creek Ridge Trail (#6109 / 2800), Horse Creek Hot Springs Trail (#6159 / 16 mi.), and Salmon River Trail (#6162 / 67 mi.). All of these are good for cross country skiing.

Overall, Salmon-Challis National Forest is the 32nd most popular cross country ski area of all 43 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Salmon-Challis National Forest including Chief Joseph Pass and Williams Creek Summit Trails.


Local Contact(s):  BLM (208) 756-5400; SNF (208) 756-2215; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Twin Creek C.G.

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  7236