This area was impacted by the Pioneer Fire, check with the Boise National Forest for trail restrictions and closures. To view the full list click here.

Banner Ridge

Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing in Idaho City
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Just 23 miles north of Idaho City off Highway 21, the Banner Ridge area is packed with opportunity and fun. There is a steep 1.3-mile climb from the trailhead to the ridge that allows access to loops, big views, and open bowls.

Things To Know

  • Park N' Ski permits are required and available through Idaho Parks and Recreation.
  • The trail system offers a combination of short 3-5 mile loops, mostly single track, that can be connected for different lengths.
  • Most of the trails are beginner to intermediate. Check the South Idaho Park N' Ski information on the Idaho Parks and Recreation website for more information and trail maps.
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