All trails are of easy-to-moderate difficulty but may have short, steep pitches. Traversing around the meadows north of the parking area is an easy ski. Be aware of moose and elk in the area, especially on south-facing slopes where the animals bed down. The Musselshell area is closed to snowmobiles during the winter months because… Read more »
Activity Category: Wildlife Viewing
Wildlife can be seen around nearly every corner in the road and bend in the trail. As you enjoy the scenic wonders and wildlife viewing opportunities, remember to minimize disturbances to wildlife and respect the rights of others.
Backcountry Byway The route to Elk River, from either direction, can be characterized as an all natural, no frills, individualistic and unpretentious pathway through rural North Central Idaho. It is a route to adventure, fun and relaxation for travelers of all types; in particular those searching for a scenic drive off the beaten path with… Read more »
Nez Perce National Historical Park
A unit of the National Park Service, Nez Perce National Historical Park is comprised of 38 sites in four states, of which 24 are in North Central Idaho. A complete tour of the Idaho sites is about 400 miles, so you may want to select the segments that specifically interest you. Rangers can assist you… Read more »