Airline Trail


Airline Trail

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Scott Mountain Lookout and nearby Airline Trail #038

Airline Trail - This trail leaves Forest Service (FS) Road 641 and follows the ridge between the Anderson Creek drainage and the Lightning Creek drainage to Scott Mountain Lookout.

It starts in ponderosa pine forest, up through the Douglas-fir and continues up to subalpine Fir.

It crosses the Anderson Creek FS Road 668 and the Granite Basin FS Road 668B on the way to the lookout.

It provides access to Alley Trail. There is no water source along the trail so carry enough for your hike.

At a Glance

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Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Emmett
Water: None

General Information


From Boise, Idaho, travel State Highway 55 north 35 miles to the junction at Banks, Idaho.

Turn east onto the (Banks-Lowman Road) State Highway 17 and proceed to Crouch, Idaho.

From Crouch, take Forest Service (FS) Road 698 approximately 3.2 mile to the junction with FS Road 641.

Turn right on FS Road 641, and follow the road for approximately 8.7 mile to the trailhead.

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