Isabella Landing Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trailhead, located at the junction of Isabella Landing and FS Road 700, offers access to trail 297, the North Fork Downriver Trail.  The 7 mile mainline trail takes visitors into one of our Research Natural Areas, home of many rare plants, and through beautiful fern populations under old growth cedar trees. The trail ends at the lovely Salmon Creek. Motocyclists are allowed on this trail, but ATVs are not.

At a Glance

Fees No Fee.
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Restroom: Yes, 1
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: North Fork Ranger District, 208-476-4541

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Trail 297: North Fork Downriver Trail; 7 miles; approx. 3 hours. Easy to moderate trip for hikers and motorcycles, trail follows the Northfork of the Clearwater River. Ends at slack water of Dworshak Reservoir with several pleasant streamside campsites along the route.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


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