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Bear Canyon Trail

Contact Info
Salmon-Challis National Forest
716 West Custer
PO Box 507
Mackay, ID 83251

Phone:
208-588-3400
Basics
Length:
3 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
7900 feet
Season:
July to October

Description

Hiker will follow Bear Creek up a gentle, sloping climb through meadows and patches of aspen and fir to the divide. Scattered springs will increase the chances of spotting the occasional elk and deer and if the hiker will watch very closely, there may be an occasional coyote.

Details

Length:
3 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
7900
Season:
July to October
Additional Details:

Trail Begins: 1/2 mile from Starhope Campground which is off Copper Basin Loop Road

Trail Ends: Intercepts Pot Creek Trail #176 on top of ridge to Sawtooth National Forest

Conveniences available: Drinking water, toilets, stock loading ramp and parking. Starhope campground is only 1/2 mile away for those wishing to remain in the area overnight.

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