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Wood River Nature Trail

Location 3 mi. N of Ketchum, W side of SR 75 and Big Wood River(extended 1981).
State(s) Idaho
Counties Blaine
Length 0.25 Miles / 0.40 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




The Wood River Nature Trail winds through several environments along the Big Wood River. It is adjacent to the Wood River Campground and the Wood River Amphitheater. The trail, amphitheater and adjacent Bear Cave Trail are all situated to compliment each other in location and theme. There is an opportunity for plant identification and wildlife viewing along the trail.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 5/1 - Date Closes: 11/1

Open 24 Hours


Highway 75 12 miles north of Ketchum, Idaho turn onto Wood River Campground Road, follow road to parking area for trail. No fee is required for parking for trails or amphitheater.


Additional Information

Width: 48 inches.

Primary Surface: Soil

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: 6400

Elevation High Point: 6400

Year Designated: 0

Date Last Updated: 09/06/2012


Contact Information

Trail management:
Jay Dorr
Sawtooth National Recreation Area
HC 64 Box 8291
Ketchum , ID 83340
(208) 727-5000

Information contact:
Carol Cole
Sawtooth National Recreation Area
HC 64 Box 8291
Ketchum , ID 83340
(208) 727-5000


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