James Creek

Total Miles
13.2

Elevation

2,373.34 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Fall, Summer

Trail Overview

Get high above everyone as you traverse James Creek Road. Take in stunning views in every direction, a waterfall, wildlife, and endless mountains. Start out in the ghost town of Rocky Bar and end your journey at the Middlefork of the Boise River just outside of the wonderful town of Atlanta. Use this route as a scenic alternative to Phifer Creek Road. Please respect the speed limit while in Rocky Bar and respect private property by staying on the main road.

Difficulty

This is a normal Forest Service road. As of summer 2023, the road is in good shape, with occasional washboards and some minor washes. Blind corners and some narrow sections will require you to pay close attention.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Revere Overland
Dec 09, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Seasonal Closure

Access Description

Head north out of Featherville before you pass the dredge tailings. Follow the main road to the ghost town of Rocky Bar. Follow the signs prompting you to turn in the center of town. Stay on the route while obeying the speed limit within the property boundaries.

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