Area Interests

Land of The Yankee Fork Interruptive Center

Approximately 4 miles

The Land of the Yankee Fork Interruptive Center brings to life Idaho’s frontier mining history. Located at highway 93 and 75 junction.

For more information on Yankee Fork visit the parks and recreation website for Idaho

For great riding download these trail maps

A row of rafts, beached for the night at a camp on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho

Salmon River

Approximately 3 miles

The Salmon River, dubbed the River of No Return by early explorers, remains one of the few remaining free-flowing waterways in America. Throughout the rugged mountains and grassy pine meadows thrive deer, elk, black bear and mountain goats.

Mosquito Flat Reservoir

Approximately 17 miles

Lodge pole pines dominate the campground with grass under story. The Reservoir is stocked with Rainbow Trout. This is an attractive campground with access to it via the Custer Motorway with interpretive signs along the way.

Bay Horse Lakes/Ghost Town

Approximately 14 miles

Located off highway 75, Bay Horse has an upper and a lower lake to visit. Also on the way up you can see the old Bay Horse Mine and ghost town.

Custer Ghost Town

Approximately 30 miles

Southwest of Challis this ghost town lies within Land of the Yankee Fork State Park. Numerous buildings from the mining era are on display with interpretive programs and a gift shop.


Challis Hot Springs

Approximately 10 miles

Just a short drive away the Challis Hot Springs is a great hang out for the whole family. With a warm pool, hot pool, and a parks and recreation area the Challis Hot Springs is one stop you may want to take.

Yankee Fork Dredge

Approximately 54 miles

Other Things To See & Do

  • City Park
  • Custer Motorway
  • Driving Range
  • Fish Pond
  • Fishing Trips
  • Floating Trips
  • Gallery
  • Golf Course
  • Gun Club
  • High Mountain
  • Hiking
  • Hot Springs
  • Lake Fishing
  • Museums
  • Public Library
  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Trail Rides
  • Walking Path