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Outdoor activities farther from Boise: Backpacking in the Sawtooth Mountains/7 Devils Mountains/White Cloud Mountains
March 29, 2022

Sawtooth Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains, with 57 peaks and an elevation over 10,000 feet. Home to close to 400 lakes created by alpine glaciers. Including 700 miles of trails to be ventured on! The seven Devils Mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains, and stretch along the Idaho/Oregon border, located just southeast of Riggins, ID and accessible from US Hwy 95 up a road that clumps over 5,500 vertical feet. The range stretches about 50 miles.

Activities: camping, hiking, backpacking, biking, fishing, boating, rafting, observing wildlife and nature 

Major hikes: Heaven’s gate; most popular. The overlook sits at 8,000 feet and you can see 4 states from that spot, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana

Seven Devils Trail loop:  26.7-mile trail. Highlights the most impressive peaks, lakes, and scenery

Dry Diggins Lookout: panoramic views of surrounding summits, He Devil, She Devil, Devil’s Tooth. Remnants of 25-year-old Forest Service artifacts has more details and information about the 7 Devils Mountains to checkout before you plan your next trip!

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