Hard Creek/Granite Mountain Trail #164

The Hard Creek/Granite Mountain Trail is a non-motorized 3 mile trail connecting Forest Road 294 (near Granite and Bally Mountains) to Hard Creek Meadow.  The trail parallels Hard Creek for most of its length.  Due to is its lower elevation and exposed slope, this trail clears ofs snow earlier than most in the area, making it a great early-season hike.  The north end of the trail connects to the motorized ATV Trail #549.  The trail is open to the following uses:  Hiking, Horseback Riding

Directions:  Travel north from New Meadows on Hwy 95 to Forest Road 287.  Continue east 1 mile to the trailhead of ATV Trail #549.  This 3.4 mile portion is motorized, and the non-motorized Hard Creek/Granite Mountain Trail continues from the south end.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: New Meadows, ID
Operated By: Forest Service


Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.1 miles