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Bear Valley Trail

photo: Vista looking over Upper Bear Valley Lake. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Length: 6.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Dogs - Mushing
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Fishing

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Location: Salmon Challis National Forest, On Hayden Creek Rd., off State Route 28, 37 mi. from Salmon.
State(s): Idaho
Counties: Lemhi
Longitude: -113.77989
Latitude: 44.7929

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Description

The Bear Valley Lakes NRT is 8.8 miles long. It begins at Bear Valley Trailhead/Campground and ends at Bear Valley Lake. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Trail Riding.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 10%
Maximum Grade: 20%
Elevation Low Point: 6,800
Elevation High Point: 9,200
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Salmon Challis National Forest
50 Hwy. 93 South
Salmon , ID 83467
(208) 756-5100

 

Photos

Bear Valley Campground. Photo by USFS.

Bear Valley Campground. Photo by USFS.

Vista looking over Upper Bear Valley Lake. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Vista looking over Upper Bear Valley Lake. Photo by Marc Landblom.

 

Upper Bear Valley Lake. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Upper Bear Valley Lake. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Volunteers from various trail user groups finish new water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Volunteers from various trail user groups finish new water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

 

Old water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

Old water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

New water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

New water crossing. Photo by Marc Landblom.

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