Mores Mountain Interpretive Trail is a beautiful walk and an easy get away from Boise. Located 21 miles north of Boise, past Bogus Basin Ski Area and within the Shafer Butte Recreation Area. Near the trail there are 7 overnight camping spots and one group site.
At a Glance
The trail and campground are behind a gate and opened every year when the snow melts. Usually around June 15, the area is opened for public use. You may call the Mountain Home District for an update on conditions. The number is 208-587-7961.
Reservations can be made for camping in the Shafer Butte Campground with www.recreation.gov.
Rentals & Guides:
Join Forest employees and Master Gardeners this year for guided nature walks.
Approximately June 15, depending on conditions. - June- September
Day use fee for parking.
In 2012, special nature walks are scheduled featuring local plants, animals, birds and butterflies. The first walk is scheduled July 5, at 10 a.m. Official butterlfy counts will be held in the area on July 8 and the first butterfly nature walk is scheduled for Junly 12, at 10:30 a.m. These walks will be limited in size and those wanting to attend must register with the Mountain Home Distict. They can be reached at 208-587-7961.
Mores mountain Interpretive Trail is open to hiking and use of mountain bikes. It is an easy three mile loop trail in a beautiful alpine setting complete with summer wildflowers, wildlife, buterflies and scenic views of Boise, Idaho.