The Idaho back country has long been a spectacular escape from city life. There is no better way to enjoy scenic Idaho than from a secluded log cabin rental as your home base.
Enjoy activities like stream and lake fishing, day hikes to high mountain lakes, mountain bike riding, hiking, horseback riding, camping, photography, birding, and wildlife viewing.
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Directions From Kooskia, ID, take Highway 12 East to Kamiah. Turn left onto Woodland Road for half a mile, then take the second right onto Glenwood Road (Road 100). Stay on this paved road until you reach the junction with Yakus Creek Road (Road 519). Park here (be sure to park out of the way of traffic as there may be active logging operations throughout the winter). Travel by snowmobile along Road 519 about 1 mile where it turns into Road 514. Travel this road for approx. 9 miles where it intersects Road 101 at Fan Saddle. Continue on Road 101 for another 5 miles to Mystery Saddle and turn right on Road 486A. At the junction of Road 486D, stay to the right and follow Road 486A for another 2 miles to Walde Cabin. Phone 208-926-4274 Activities CAMPING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords WDLC,Walde Lookout Tower,Walde Related Link(s) Rec
Directions Snyder Guard Station is located 36 road miles northeast of Bonners Ferry, ID and takes 50 minutes to drive from point to point. From the Bonners Ferry Ranger Station, drive north on US 95 for 29.5 miles to Moyie River Road. Turn right (south) onto Moyie River Road (at Good Grief Cafe) and travel south for 5.5 miles. Snyder Guard Station is on the right and is marked with a sign. Travel time is 50 minutes from the Bonners Ferry Ranger District. Phone 208-267-5561 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords None Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Idaho State Tourism Idaho State Road Conditions Overview Snyder Guard station, located on the banks of the scenic Moyie River, has been listed on the National Register for Historic places since 1982. The complex of seven buildings includes a residence, two log cabins, a cookhouse, warehouse, corrals, a machinery
Directions Access #1: From I-90, take Exit #43 (Kingston) and drive 24 miles north on Forest Highway 9 (two lane paved highway) to the Prichard Junction. Continue on Forest Road 208 for 28 miles to the end of the pavement and the start of Forest Road 6310 (a gravel road with rocks and potholes). Travel 7 miles on road 6310 to the Magee Ranger’s Cabin. The approximate travel time from Coeur d’Alene on this route is 2 hours. Access #2: From the Ranger Station in Coeur d’Alene, drive east on County Road #268 (Fernan Lakeshore road) for 5 miles; this road enters the Cd’Alene National Forest and climbs up into the mountains on Forest Road #268. Forest Road #268 is a paved two lane road that you will follow for 7 miles to Fernan Saddle. Continue on paved road which is Forest Road #612 (paved then graveled good quality two
Directions From Missoula, Montana, drive to Greer, Idaho. Follow State Highway 11 to Weippe. Continue on toward Pierce. Turn right onto French Mountain Road 250. Follow Road 250 (paved for 17 miles, gravel thereafter) to the Bungalow Bridge, which spans the North Fork Clearwater River. Turn right and remain on Road 250. Continue to the junction with Mush Saddle Road 711, about 16 miles; turn left onto Road 711. ORV riders can drive further on 2 miles to the junction with Cool Creek Road 5295 and turn right. This is a single-lane, dirt-surface road rarely graded or cleared and is slippery when wet. Watch for falling rocks. Climb steeply to the junction with Road 5295A. Make a sharp turn right. Two miles later, park and follow Flat Mountain Trail 176 for 2 miles to the cabin. About 1 mile in, Elizabeth MountainTrail 445 forks to the right. Stay left. About
Directions From Mackay, Idaho, drive north on Highway 93 approximately 17 miles and take a left on the Trail Creek Road. Travel approximately 15 miles on the Trail Creek Road. This road starts as paved and turns to gravel at approximately 12 miles. Turn left at the Wild horse/Copper Basin turnoff, and continue on this road for approximately 2 miles and bear left on Road #135. This road continues for approximately 14 miles. The Copper Basin Guard Station is on the right at the intersection of Roads 135 and 138. From Ketchum, Idaho, travel north east on the Trail Creek Road, #208, for approximately 23 miles. Turn right on at the Wildhorse/Copper Basin turnoff and continue on this road for approximately 2 miles. Bear left on Road #135. This road continues for approximately 14 miles. The Copper Basin Guard Station is on the right at the intersection of Roads #135
Log cabin rentals are a form of glamping. This is a relatively new term that combines the words glamorous and camping. It is for folks that want the outdoor experience that comes with camping, but with more comfort. Learn about other forms of glamping here.