Valley Creek Bridge and Stanley Historic Museum

Total Miles


1902.46 ft



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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This is a little dirt road just on the outskirts of the town of Stanley that grants access to a wooden bridge over the Valley Creek River and has stunning views of the town and the Sawtooth Mountains. The trail begins at the Stanley Historic Museum continues past an old barn and ends at a private residence. Just before the private gate take a left at the circular dirt parking area. The parking area states no camping but allows day use and has access to the wooden bridge over the water.


Some mud and puddles when wet. Watch for a decent dip and pothole when entering and exiting the day-use area for the bridge.

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Access Description

You can access this road from State Hwy 74 between Upper Stanley and Lower Stanley