Mores Mountain Interpretive Trail


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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

Operational Hours: 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: Reservations can be made for camping in the Shafer Butte Campground with
Rentals & Guides: Join Forest employees and Master Gardeners this year for guided nature walks.
Open Season: Approximately June 15, depending on conditions. - June- September
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Boise, Idaho
Water: yes
Restroom: yes
Passes: Day use fee for parking.

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Day Hiking

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.

Reservation required?: Y
Fire Danger Level: Low
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