The North Valley Rail Trail runs for 3.5 miles between River Ranch and Heinrich Lane south of McCall. Most of the North Valley Rail Trail follows the route of the old Union Pacific RR Line, which was retired in 1979, when the McCall sawmill ceased operations. Now managed by Valley County Pathways, the trail is a perfect beginner ride for families, kids and individuals who are looking for a low-key scenic ride. Open to hikers, bikers, horseback riders. The trail is also groomed in the winter for Nordic skiing and fat biking. For winter activities, access the trail via the Activity Barn.

The Weiser River Trail started as a grassroots effort between the Friends of the Weiser Trail, the non-profit organization that maintains the trail, and the Union Pacific Railroad, which deeded 84 miles of old railroad for recreational use. The trail stretches from New Meadows to Weiser and offers plenty of scenic places to make a pit stop, stretch your legs, and immerse yourself in the old growth forest along the trail. We recommend stopping at the Evergreen Campground, five miles south of the Tamarack Saw Mill, for easy access to the trail. The campground has plenty of parking and restrooms.

Local Resources

Valley County Pathways

413 Rio Vista Boulevard
McCall, Idaho 83638

In July of 2004, a citizens group formed the Valley County Pathways Committee. For many years, people from different areas in Long Valley have thought about the potential of developing a valley-wide p...

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