Lava Ridge

Type: Backcountry
Length: 7.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: New Meadows Ranger District, Payette National Forest, In Payette National Forest 35 mi. N of McCall, accessed at Big Dave Creek.
States: Idaho
Counties: Idaho
Latitude: 45.23738   Longitude: -116.13577

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The trail accesses beautiful canyons, where you may view large granite bluffs and cliffs. Several lakes are located along the trail and are great fishing destinations. The trail also runs by a staffed fire lookout, where the forest can be viewed.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil
Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 7,209
Elevation High Point: 8,232
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Payette National Forest
New Meadows Ranger District
P.O. Box 1026
McCall , ID 83638
(208) 634-0757

Information contact:
Jane Cropp
Payette National Forest
PO Box 1026
McCall , ID 83638
(208) 634-0757



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