Payette National Forest
From Hells Canyon to the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, explore the diverse landscape!
The Payette National Forest offers the visitor over 2.3 million acres to enjoy. Everything from the deep recesses of Hells Canyon to peaks reaching elevations of almost 9,500 feet. Dry desert grasslands compliment heavily forested acres. Gateways to the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness allow the visitor to experience the solitude of seldom traveled trails.
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Southwest Idaho Wildfire Crisis Strategy Landscape Project
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