Fish Lake Trailhead

Accessed by FS Road 297, this wide, ATV friendly trail provides access to Fish Lake. The dispersed campsites are only reached via the trail on stock, on foot or ATV transport.

At a Glance

Fees: No Fee.
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Restrictions: OHV's, please stay on designated trails.
Closest Towns: Orofino, ID
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: North Fork Ranger District, 208-476-4541

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Trail starts at the junction with Lake Creek Road 296; trailhead at end of road.  Trail ends at junction with Trail 428.

Trail 419: A.K.A. Fish Lake Trail; 7 miles; approx. 4 hours;  Wide trail provides access to Fish Lake, a popular high mountain lake. Trail opens late due to snow drifts and wet conditions. Heavy OHV traffic during fishing season starting August 1.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


OHV Trail Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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