The Payette National Forest is located in the western center of Idaho.
Where is this Forest?


Passes & Permits

Rafting Main Payette River near Banks

Before you plan an activity on the Payette National Forest, please be sure to check whether you will need a permit, river pass or interagency pass. 

Common activities that may require a permit or pass may include wood cutting, harvesting a Christmas tree, picking mushrooms or parking within the Payette River System.