Bear Basin Trailhead

This is a year round trailhead serving nordic skiers in the winter with access to over 20K of groomed nordic trails and mountain bikers in the summer with over 15 miles of single track trail from beginner level to difficult level. Day use only, overnight camping is not allowed.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to Dusk, no overnight use allowed
Fees: Fees for using groomed nordic runs in the winter months
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No overnight use
Closest Towns: McCall, ID
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Take Hwy 55 north toward New Meadows and about 2 miles out of McCall look for a right hand turn, marked with the Bear Basin trailhead sign.

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