Weitas Guard Station


Weitas Guard Station

Weitas Guard Station is a remote guard station staffed with volunteers for part of the year.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Weippe, ID
Information Center: North Fork Ranger District, 208-476-4541

General Information


45 miles northeast of Weippe, Idaho off the FS Road 500/555

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Day Hiking

Trail 20-Weitas Creek Trail; 29.2 miles; approx. 12 hours; begins on FS Road 250 at Weitas Campground and ends at FS Road 500 at 12 Mile Saddle; an easy to moderate hike, passes along steep sidehills; thus is not recommended for inexperienced bike riders. First 2 miles near Weitas Creek Campground and last 8 miles near 12 Mile Saddle follow old road and are suitable to vehicles up to 50" wide; parts of this trail are shown as Trail 174 on older maps.


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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Scenic Driving

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