Trails to Ride

INTRODUCTION

These trails listed below recommended and submitted by chapter members. If you want to submit a trail, please create the files using Google Earth or PlotaRoute. Although there are multiple viewers of KML files, we recommend Google Earth or PlotARoute . View them from this site or download the files to your device to view them. Happy trails to you.

We also have google maps within our web pages. We use this google tool to embed the maps right on the page.

Idaho State Parks and Recreation Trail Map offers a list of most trails (motorized and non-motorized) in the state. Zoom in for details (best viewed on a PC).

To find camping in national forests nation wide, try the National Forest interactive map.

When ridding in the National Forests and Wildernesses, it is best that you have one or more of these map programs on your phone as they are getting quite sophisticated. Some recommendations are:

Avenza
Gaia GPS
– Google Earth (Windows) (also available in your app store)
Google Maps
Roadtrippers (Vehicle routing)

BCHA has a link to Trailmeister .

The following links take you to PLOTAROUTE to display trail info. Scroll down to see additional info. Create your own map and submit it to the webmaster.

Stanley Area

Mountain Home/Soldier Mountains

Owyhee Mountains

Treasure Valley

WHAT IS RIDGE TO RIVERS?

Ridge to Rivers is a partnership between the City of Boise, Ada County, the Bureau of Land Management Boise District, Boise National Forest and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The goal of Ridge to Rivers is to provide a high-quality system of trails for the enjoyment of Treasure Valley residents and visitors to the Boise Foothills. The Ridge to Rivers management area stretches from Highway 55, east to Highway 21, and from north Boise to the Boise ridgeline. Some trails are marked not for Equine use.
Ridge to Rivers Trail System Map or Interactive Map

MORE TRAILS :

Hells Canyon/Seven Devils Windy Saddle Horse Camp (West of Riggins)

Oregon

Horseback Riding in Idaho State Parks

Horseback riders will enjoy the many trails and camping opportunities in Idaho state parks.  Several parks have trails specially designed for horseback riding as well as camping places designed for horse travel and care. Every region of the state offers a state park with something special for horse riding enthusiasts. Most parks offer overnight camping and accommodations.