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After going through the gate, you will ride for about 1/2 mile through some trees along side a small creek, going through the creek twice. Then you will make one of the steepest climbs of your life, but once you get through it, you will be on the flats. After the steep climb the rest of the uphill is rather easy, and the downhill side of the loop is non stop speed, turns, and jumps. The ride is a total blast and very scenic. Enjoy!
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Latitude
43.356638968029486
Longitude
-115.4494857788086
Trail Directions
Take hwy 20 from Mt. Home until you get to the exit for Anderson Dam. Drive all of the way past the dam, and then take a right. Drive along the side of the lake for about two miles, then you will come to a small creek, and on the right side of the creek there will be a gate. Just open the gate and follow the trail marked 607.
Trail Length
8 miles
Trail Level
Intermediate
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
prarie
   


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Review Date
September 6, 2006

Overall Rating
 3 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: sahrens_00 ,  Racer

Summary:
Great trail, and nobody seems to know about it (except a few ATV'ers).
The majority of the trail is very narrow doubletrack (ATV-sized). Mix of open meadow and forest. Fun creek crossings. Cows graze the land in the fall.

Recommended Route:
This trail is actually two forest service trail loops, plus a few dead-enders. Because of its infrequent use in the spring/early summer, expect the shrubbery along the side of the trail to be thick and catch your legs quite a bit. In the fall, the dang motorcycles and ATVs tear it up pretty good. Follow the directions as above. After the top of the mega-climb, the trail forks. Best way to ride is left, you will cross a small stream (usually dry). Continue until the trail forks again to the left (easy to miss). This is some fun twisty stuff taking you over the beautiful high plain. You climb back up the other side back into the forested stuff. From there you can loop back to where you made your second left, OR you can climb up the mountains to the northwest, and you'll get a nice downhill back to the first fork and the beginning of the climb.

Beautiful area, overlooks Anderson, close to Mountain Home, not well known. You'll feel lonely. Great combo!

Other recommended trails in the same area:
If you live in Mountain Home and don't want to ride the crowded Boise stuff, this is the only game in town. Go up the road another 30 minutes to Fairfield and Soldier Mountain for another great ride. Check out knobbytireseries.com for the race they hold there.



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