Salmon-Challis National Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 31st most popular XC Ski in Idaho.

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 31st most popular cross country ski area of all 43 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho.


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:  

Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  7236


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