The Dubois Ranger District on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest offers over 460,000 acres of opportunity to experience the great outdoors. Diamond Peak, the third highest point in Idaho, towers above the landscape at 12,197 feet.


District Ranger:  Blake Dory
Address:  98 N. Oakley, Dubois, ID  83423
Phone:  208-374-5422     Fax:  208-374-5623
Office Hours:  7:45 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday





The Centennial Mountains are one of the few ranges of the Rockies that run from east to west instead of north to south. The Centennials are the Idaho/Montana state line and also the Continental Divide






Trails and Roads

There are a variety of trails available, several of which are suited for horseback riding and mountain biking.   Approximately 410 miles of roads are open to full size vehicle travel and 221 miles of trails are open, with 90 miles open to motorized use.  Check out our maps by clicking here.




If you’re looking for a great recreational experience, visit the campgrounds located in the district.  Click Recreation on the navigational site (on your left), then click Camping.




Wildlife Viewing        



Elk, deer, bighorn sheep, bear, antelope, mountain goats, cougars, and moose roam throughout the district. Sage grouse, blue grouse, ruffled grouse, sandhill cranes, and eagles can be seen as well.


Historical Charcoal Kilns

 Picture taken somtime in 1880s of the original 16 kilns 


Charcoal Kilns is a historical site with a picnic area nestled against the Lemhi mountains.





Stoddard Creek Cross Country Ski Trail

    Stoddard Creek     

Looking for some fun in the snow? This cross country ski trail is an enjoyable time for all.  Ski access to loop trail is from the Stoddard Creek interchange off Interstate 15, which is four miles north of Spencer, Idaho. This trail is not groomed, but we do ski track and maintain the trail. The starting point of the 3.2 mile loop is well signed, with blue diamonds marking the trail.

Stoddard Creek Cross-Country Ski Trail Aerial Map


Working Together

 Al Taylor Cabin 


The Al Taylor Passport in Time (PIT) project volunteers and Forest Service employees are focusing on the restoration of the Al Taylor Cabin near Steel Creek Campground north of Dubois, ID.  When completed the cabin will join other rustic cabins on the Forest that are rented.