Mountain Biking

Whether you are looking for an easy afternoon ride or a challenging chain-breaking opportunity, the Salmon-Challis Forest is the go-to place for mountain biking.

Just remember, many of these trails are used by hikers and horseback riders so please make sure to think of your safety and the safety of others as you travel.

Bicycles are not allowed on the trails within the Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness.


Mountain Biking Areas

  • Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District area description
  • Challis Area area description
  • Lost River Ranger District area description
  • Horsethief Trail #4270
  • Jumpoff Canyon Trail
  • Copper Basin Area area description
  • Mackay Mine Hill Area area description
  • Bear Canyon-Sawmill Trail
  • Middle Fork Ranger District area description
  • Henderson Ridge Trail - #6141
  • Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District area description
  • Aspen Loop Trail #6223
  • Buckhorn Trail #6224
  • Meadow Trail - #6222
  • North Moccasin Trail #225
  • Shoshoni Trail #6247
  • Wallace Creek Trail
Areas & Activities