Hobo Cedar Grove Picnic Area

The Hobo Cedar Grove Picnic Area features 6 picnic sites with fire rings, a vault toilet, and Pack it In Pack it Out policy for your refuse. Attractions include 240 acre old growth cedar grove, hiking and interpretive trails.

Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area Brochure

At a Glance

Fees: No fee is charged for the use of this facility.
Open Season: May
Closest Towns: Clarkia, Idaho
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Drive 10 miles northeast of Clarkia, Idaho on Forest Road 321, then two miles east on Forest Road 3357.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

There is access to Hobo Cedar Grove Trail #255. Other Marble Creek area trails are nearby.


The Marble Creek Trail system provides many backpacking opportunities nearby to the picnic area.

Viewing Plants

The picnic area is located in a 240 acre old growth cedar grove. Follow the interpretive trail to learn more about the old growth cedar forest.

Viewing Scenery

Located in a unique and scenic ancient cedar grove.


Hobo Cedar Grove Picnic Area features 6 picnic sites with fire rings and a vault toilet.

No. of Sites 6
Reservation Info Picnic units are available on a first-come, first-served basis and there is no fee for their use.
Fire Information Fire rings

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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4400 feet