Looking for a great trail near Elk City, Idaho? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, views trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Elk City ranging from 7.4 to 47 miles and from 1,774 to 8,248 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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Excellent trail advice.

Beautiful country, challenging ride . Six guys all 60 or 70 on motorcycles. We spent three nights and parts of four days from Elk City to Darby... pace was good for us.

ohv/off road driving
Thu Aug 23 2018

Had a great time, beautiful country, picked up a pamphlet from the Forest Service which was very informative.

Just completed riding east to west. Found that after the Magruder Crossing to near Poet Creek the road was very narrow, amd rough (sand & ruts in spots, and large 3"-8" rocks). Not sure what I would've done had I met a truck in some spots - too narrow and far between pull outs. While scenic it's not a casual drive - it demands attention.

ohv/off road driving
Wed Sep 07 2016

This road is usually not open until July or later due to the snowpack.

hiking
Fri Apr 24 2015

Great trail for backpacking, even if it's your first time. Took my girlfriend for her first backpacking trip along this route, and she loved it. The grade is tolerable throughout the hike, as it follows the river the entire way. You can camp along the river in a few areas with sandy beaches (if you dare). Nothing better than the wild and scenic area along the Selway! You'll likely see kayakers as you hike, as this is area is world renowned for its white water.

hiking
Fri Oct 31 2014

Great trail for backpacking, even if it's your first time. Took my girlfriend for her first backpacking trip along this route, and she loved it. The grade is tolerable throughout the hike, as it follows the river the entire way. You can camp along the river in a few areas with sandy beaches (if you dare). Nothing better than the wild and scenic area along the Selway! You'll likely see kayakers as you hike, as this is area is world renowned for its white water.

Great review, makes me want to do the next trip

The best guide I have seen on Every Trail. Great Job!

paddle sports
Sun Jul 04 1976

One of my favorite rivers that I've run. Beauty, Solitude fun rapids.

ohv/off road driving
Thu Oct 19 2017

hiking
Sun Aug 07 2016