Burnt Knob Lookout

This is the site of the historic Burnt Knob lookout on Forest Road 468-C. Road 468-C is recommended for 4-wheel-drive only. Trail #539 near the lookout accesses McArthur, Stillman and Burnt Knob lakes. A toilet is available.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Elk City, Idaho
Water: No drinking water provided
Restroom: 1 Pit toilet
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information

Directions: From State Highway 14, turn south onto Red River-Dixie Road #222. Follow Road #222 past Red River Ranger Station (now closed) to its junction with Nezperce Trail Road #468. Turn east onto Road #468 and follow it 31.5 miles to Burnt Knob Spur Road #468-C. This is an unmaintained, rocky road and caution should be used when driving it. Road #468C is recommended for 4-wheel-drive vehicles only.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Bring a picnic and your fishing pole for lake fishing. Popular location for bag game hunting.

River and Stream Fishing

Fish nearby mountain lakes.

Interpretive Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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