NF-2550 (HooDoo)

Total Miles


1481.55 ft


2 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This route crosses over Mt HooDoo (elevation 5,119') from Blanchard to Priest River via National Forest Road 2550. The views up here are incredible on a clear day. Mt. Hoodoo is a popular spot for off-roading, hunting, and ATV's. It's also popular with snowmobilers during the winter months.


NF-2550 is well maintained and should be passable with just about any vehicle in the summer time. It is not plowed or maintained in the winter.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From Blanchard: Turn onto Blanchard Cutoff from highway 41. Drive 2.5 miles down Blanchard Cutoff and turn left onto NF-2550.From Priest River: Take Highway 2 to Wisconsin St, which crosses the Pend Orielle River. Turn left onto Dufort Rd and drive about 4.5 miles. Then turn right onto NF-2550.