King Mountain to King Border

Total Miles


2,103.79 ft


1 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This track gives you access to the hang glider launch on King Mountain, as well as to the numerous trails north of Moore, Idaho, and Arco, Idaho. Directions from each town are included below. You go from 5400 feet in the valley, to over 8000 feet in the Challis National Forest. The views are simply amazing, the wildlife is plentiful and the trails are numerous.


Unless the road is muddy, it's an easy ride. Early in the springtime or after a rain, you may encounter mud and/or snow.


The Challis National Forest is an Idaho State Park, and the section of the Forest in this area covers 135K acres. In total, the Salmon-Challis National Forest covers 4.3 million acres.

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Access Description

From Arco: From South Front Street (Highway 20) in Arco, take Highway Drive to where the Arco Pass to Hurst Canyon track begins. You can stage in Arco, or you can stage at the beginning of the Arco Pass to Hurst Canyon track. Follow Arco Pass to Hurst Canyon to the Beaverland Pass Road to Natural Arch Trail. Follow the Natural Arch Trail to the Beaverland Pass Road to King Canyon Hang Glider Launch trail, and follow it to King Border Road. If you stage in Arco and come around the back side of King Mountain, you can make your way back to Arco down in the valley, but some of the routes will be on pavement. From Moore: Go north from Highway 93 on 3150 North or 3175 North to King Mountain Road and turn left.

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