Lower Cedar Creek Trail #4382

Lower Cedar Trail

This trail is located 4 miles northeast of Mackay, Idaho. From Mackay, drive east on Main Street (turns into Bench Road) 1.9 miles to Lower Cedar Creek Road, turn left (east) and follow this road 3.7 miles to the Lower Cedar Creek trailhead parking area. The trail can be accessed at the end of the Lower Cedar Creek Road and ends at the Hole in the Rock Waterfall.

The Lower Cedar Trail is a non-motorized trail that is approximately 1.5 miles long.  The trail follows Lower Cedar Creek past an old dam site and old wooden flumes, and ends at the "Hole in the Rock", where a spring gushes directly out of the rock face. 

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables, Parking
Open Season: Mid-May
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles not permitted on trail
Closest Towns: Mackay, Arco
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service


River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery


Picnic tables: One
Parking: Limited