14 Mile Trailhead

Visitors will travel the scenic Magruder Road Corridor to reach 14 Mile Trailhead, which offers a starting point for hikers and pack trains to reach the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness via Trail 501-the Cache Creek Trail and Trail 580-the Boston Mountain Trail. Along with 2 camp pads, an unloading ramp, hitch rails, stock feeders and a restroom, visitors can also enjoy three interpretive panels with descriptions of Frank Church and information on the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees: No Fee.
Best Season: July-October
Busiest Season: September
Restrictions: Trails to the south of the trailhead are located within designated wilderness, so some restrictions apply. Please visit our page on the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness for details.
Closest Towns: Elk City, Idaho
Water: No drinking water provided
Restroom: 1 pit toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information


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 the Nez Perce Trail Road #468. Turn east onto Road #468 and follow approximately 14 miles to the campground and trailhead.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

2 tent pads are provided, 2 metal hitch rails, 2 stock feeders and an unloading ramp.


Trail 580

Trail 501

Horse Camping

This is set up for stock use with two metal hitching rails, a toilet and two campsites.

Big Game Hunting

Viewing Scenery

OHV Road Riding

OHV's can be ridden along FS Road 468, the Magruder Corridor.

Interpretive Areas

Interpretive panels about the surrounding wilderness and Frank Church are located on site.


Scenic Driving

Located within the scenic Magruder Corridor with views into the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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