Activities and Amenities
A mixed-growth pine forest surrounds the area, offering pretty scenery and partial shade. Several creeks and rivers flow nearby, the closest being Beaver Creek. The cabin is nestled within the Boise Mountain Range at an elevation of 5,100 feet.
Beavers are a common sight in this area, and several beaver ponds are nearby. Other wildlife includes mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, chukars, wild turkeys, eagles and the occasional black bear or wolf.
Numerous hiking, biking, horse, off-road vehicle and motorcycle trails are in the vicinity. Click here for an Idaho OHV Safety Message. During the winter months, miles of cross-country ski and snowshoe trails are right out the front door.
The Crooked River, Beaver Creek and beaver ponds all offer good rainbow, brook and cutthroat trout fishing. The 1-mile Beaver Creek Trail leads to the Crooked River and several small swimming holes.
Good hunting can be found in this area in season.
The cabin can accommodate a maximum of 6 people with one double bed, one set of bunkbeds and a futon, all with mattresses. The kitchen is equipped with a sink, table, chairs and a propane stove. A wood stove provides heat. A picnic table and campfire ring are located outside. Firewood can be collected from the surrounding area.
The indoor bathroom is open in the summer and equipped with a sink, flush toilet and shower. Water is only available from May 20th through October 1st. The propane refrigerator in the kitchen is only available during the summer. Garbage service is also provided in the summer months.
An outhouse with vault toilet is available for winter use. Chopped firewood is stacked by the cabin in winter. Supplies such as pots, pans and utensils are only available during winter months.
The cabin does not have electricity, so guests must bring their own light sources along with extra batteries or propane. Bedding, towels and pillows are not available.
State Highway 21 is known as the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway. This 131-mile route starts in Boise and meanders through Boise, Salmon-Challis and Sawtooth National Forests with several points of interest along the way.