Challis Area


The area around Challis provides many opportunities for day hikes and drives as well as camping and backpacking.  You can check out the Land of the Yankee Fork Interpretive center just south of the town of Challis and start your tour of the Custer Motorway.  You do not have to drive far from Challis to enjoy a variety of recreational activities!

Activities

Mountain Biking

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Campground Camping

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Dispersed Camping

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 Dispersed camping is allowed throughout this area.  You will find many places along roadways that you can pull off and camp.  As a general rule, many roads allow dispersed camping up to 300 feet from the centerline of the road.  Please refer to our most current travel plan for any restrictions to off road travel.

Lake and Pond Fishing

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River and Stream Fishing

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Big Game Hunting

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Interpretive Areas

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

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Snowmobiling

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