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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

Rec Area Description Status
Bighorn Crags & Yellowjacket Recreation Areas xx
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Bison Lake Road #640.1  Bison Lake Road is 4.2 miles. It is open to high clearnace vehicles, ovh, motorcycle, horse and foot traffic. Taking 640 makes a nice loop from #601.
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Bitterroot Mountain Range - Idaho This area encompasses trails, campgrounds, and trail heads with access points located between the Salmon River and the Montana border and I-93 North to the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness border.  This area is also known as the Bitterroot Mountain Range which divides Idaho from Montana.
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Blixt #508.1A The Blixt Trail #508.1A follows an old mining road, starting in the Ophir Valley on Forest System Road #630 and climbs steeply to Bridal Veil Basin. From FSR 630, the trail climbs above tree line past remnants of historic mining to a high saddle locally known as Oscar’s Pass. This trail then intersects the Wasatch Trail #508 and the Bridal Veil Trail #636.
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Bluff Creek River Access This access consists of a maintained foot trail leading down to the confluence of Bluff Creek and the Klamath River. A very popular spot for Salmon and Steelhead anglers. Trail length is .2 miles.
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Borrego Mesa Area The Borrego Mesa area is the gateway to many of the trails in the Western portion of the Pecos Wilderness.  The country is rugged and beautiful and generally more lightly used than other parts of the Pecos Wilderness.  There are five main trail heads each connecting to trails within the Pecos Wilderness.  A good map and orienteering skills are recommended for many of these trails due to lighter use and becoming overgrown such that in many locations the trail can be difficult to find and follow. 
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Great glaciers carved the physical features of what is today known as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by scraping and gouging rock.


The glaciers left behind rugged cliffs and crags, canyons, gentle hills, towering rock formations, rocky shores, sandy beaches and several thousand lakes and streams, interspersed with islands and surrounded by forest. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area is in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. More than 1 million acres, it extends nearly 150 miles along the international boundary adjacent to Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park and is bordered on the west by Voyageurs National Park.


The area contains more than 1,200 miles of canoe routes, 12 hiking trails and more than 2,000 designated campsites. Wilderness offers freedom to those who wish to pursue an experience of expansive solitude, challenge and personal integration with nature. Because this area was set aside in 1926 to preserve its primitive character and made a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System in 1964, it allows visitors to canoe, portage and camp in the spirit of the French Voyageurs of 200 years ago.


Boundary, Sulphur, Pistol, Indian Creek Area (MF4) This area encompasses trails, trailheads, camping and other recreation opportunities on the District that are generally reached from or near the Dagger-Boundary Road #568, the Artillery Dome Road #550, or other roads/routes along the western wilderness boundary. There are two campgrounds, Boundary Creek and Dagger Falls, in this area. Boundary Creek is a popular campground for boaters beginning their float trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The Transfer Camp is a trailhead for the Middle Fork Trail and a long-term parking area for boaters.
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Bowen Lake #631.1  Bowen Lake #631.1 is open to high clearance vehicles, OHV, horse and foot traffic.
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Brannons Bar River Access This access consists of a gravel road down to the Salmon River. A very popular take-out for the Butler and Nordheimer runs and is a popular spot for summertime swimming.
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