The Willow Basket Creek Trail is named after the creek that the east end of the trail follows.  The east end of the trail meets the Victor Creek Trail #117 and the Loon Lake Trail #081 about 3 miles south of  Chinook Campground.  The west end of the trail begins at Ruby Meadows and is shaded by tall evergreens. The trail is open to the following uses:  Hiking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Trail Riding, ATV Trail Riding first 5 miles from Ruby Meadows

From Ruby Meadows: Travel north from McCall 30 miles and turn right on Forest Road 364 into the Ruby Meadows dispersed camping area. 

From Chinook Campground:  Travel northeast from McCall 37 miles on Warren Wagon Road, about 8 miles past the Burgdorf junction.  Turn right onto Forest Road 378, a single lane gravel road, and continue for about 1 mile to the Chinook Campground.  From the campground, take the bridge across the creek and follow Loon Lake Trail #081 for 2 miles.  The Willow Basket Creek Trail leaves to the north.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: McCall, ID
Restroom: At Ruby Meadows
Operated By: Forest Service


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  Area/Length : 
7.3 miles