Windy Saddle Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Windy Saddle Trailhead provides access to Archer Trail #529, has two hitch rails and a toilet.

At a Glance

Fees No Fee.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Elk City, Idaho
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
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 for 20 miles to its junction with Elk Mountain Road #285. Turn north on Road #285 and follow it for 15.5 miles to Windy Saddle.


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

This is a four season location - backpacking, day hiking, big game hunting and snowmobiling.

Horse Riding & Camping

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  Elevation : 
6700 feet