Rally In The Pines Rides
Ride independent or with a group!

(The two fun run activity rides are still pending final approval from the US Forest Service.)
Most of the roads and trails in the area have some switchbacks and steep drop offs. None of the rides in the area are for beginners or for people who may be on medication that makes them dizzy or drowsy or have any other physical handicaps that impair their being able to control their machine at all times. There is limited contact with the outside world on many of the rides and fun runs. The wearing of helmets is greatly encouraged. Having under body protection on your Side X Side on Challenge Rides is a very good idea!
This is the Rocky Mountains! Extra gas should be carried on all Skilled Scenic and Challenge Rides depending on your machine, in approved safety gas containers.
No one 17 years of age or younger is permitted to drive on any ride.
Pick Your Adventure!

Scenic Rides: These rides are on easy Forest Service roads and trails. Great rides for anyone who wants to take in all the beauty of the area on an easy trail.

Skilled Scenic Rides: This is our most popular category. These rides will require some driving skill to complete. They can be long rides and/or many of the roads and trails will have some rocky or rutted areas.

Challenge Rides: Not only a beautiful ride, but there will be places along the way that will require technical driving skills. Experienced riders only please.

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At Rally In The Pines you can ride independently using one of our detailed maps or ride with a group and all work together following the detailed map and the marked route.
A great way to ride is to
choose going on one or both of the Activity Ride Fun Runs. We offer two this year: The Hunt For Bigfoot Fun Run and The Adventure History Loop Lunch Ride.

Ride Independently: We offer maps for everyone who wants to ride independently. You can choose up to three Independent ride maps with your registration.

Join A Group: Some of the rides at Rally In The Pines this year you can join a group to ride with. Just come to the appointed place and time and find new friends to ride with. The "Group Rides" schedule and locations will be printed in the Rally Program and posted at the Rally Information Station. All group ride routes will be well marked. If you wish to join a group, please look below on the ride descriptions for the words "Group Ride" right after the difficulty rating and choose these rides.

Go on an Activity Ride. The Hunt For Bigfoot Fun Run and/or The Adventure History Loop Lunch Ride. Both are fun rides with lot's of fun stops along the way where you can win prizes! The Activity Ride Fun Runs have their own route and you will have a detailed map and the route will be well marked. And of course you won't be alone, there will be many new friends to meet at each stop. The Adventure History Loop Lunch Ride will offer a campfire lunch for everyone on the ride in a beautiful mountain location.

All but one of our rides leave right from the fairgrounds. The Swiss Alps Ride is the only trailered ride.
Please see the ride descriptions for more details. All mileage is approximate.


You may choose up to three ride maps from the rides below and it is
included with your registration.

Space Is Limited On All Activity Rides

ATV Rally Ride

Mountain Lake Ride

Scenic Ride - Group Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds.
No width restrictions..

The Mountain Lake Ride is an easy scenic ride that takes you to a beautiful lake. There you can enjoy a few hours of leisure time. Bring a comfortable chair, lunch & snacks, your fishing pole or a float tube. This ride returns to Rally Park the same way you came, so if you wish to stay longer than the group and return on your own, it is easy to do so. This lake is well stocked with fish all season long. Get ready for a great ride and a memorable day!

36 mile round trip

Lewis and Clark Historic Trail Ride
Scenic Ride

ATV & SxS Escorted Ride (2.5 miles)
No width restrictions

You will follow a main part of the Lewis & Clark trail with many stops along the way at historical sites and markers. You can visit the Sacajawea Birthplace Monument, the Flag Unfurled Monument and Lemhi Pass where Lewis and Clark hoped to see the Northwest Passage to the ocean, but only saw more mountain ranges in the distance. Sharkey Hot Springs is also along the way. So if you wish to take a soak, bring your bathing suit.

70 mile round trip ~ 20 miles from the fairgrounds to the trailhead but a very interesting ride. And a wonderful place to "Soak your buns".

Please do not do this ride on Saturday. There is another event going on in this area then.

UTV Rally Ride

The River Gorge Overlook Ride
Scenic Ride - Group Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds.
No width restrictions

The River Gorge Overlook Ride leaves Rally Park for a beautiful scenic ride that takes you across a high mountain ridge with incredible mountain views. This rides destination is a mountain top with a view in both directions of the Salmon River Valley and the Salmon River Gorge. Make sure to bring your binoculars to be able to get a close up view of a spectacular waterfall across the valley.

42 mile round trip

ATV Event Ride

 

Moose Meadows Ride xxx
Scenic Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds.

No width restrictions

This ride is part of the new 2020 History Adventure Loop Lunch Ride. If you would like to go on this ride, please sign up for the History Adventure Loop Lunch Ride. It is not offered this year as a separate ride.

The Moose Meadows ride is a wonderful ride along moose creek. There you will visit an old prospectors cabin that has double walls. Then continue on to where a gold mining dredge went down the creek and you can drive on the high rock tailings. The final destination of the ride is a mountain ridge that overlooks the Salmon River Gorge.

45 mile round trip

SXS Event Ride

Iron Lake Ride
Scenic Ride
No width restrictions

Ride from the fairgrounds.

The Iron Lake Ride is beautiful and easy ride across mountain ridges and into deep forests. Beautiful views along the way. Bring your camera. Lot's of photo opportunities.
Iron lake is a wonderful mountain lake with a Forest Service Campground on it. This is where you can have lunch.

110 mile round trip

East Boulder Ride at Rally In The Pines

East Boulder Creek Overlook Ride

Scenic Ride
Ride leaves from the fairgrounds.
No width restrictions..

The East Boulder Creek Overlook Ride is an easy scenic ride that takes you to a high mountain ridge that runs along the Salmon River Gorge. There is one main trail that goes for many miles along the ridge. And a few side trails that have some stunning views. This is a wonderful place to explore for a fun days ride.

50 mile round trip


SXS Rally Ride

Grand Loop Ride
Skilled Scenic Ride - Group Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds.
No width restrictions

The Grand Loop Ride takes you on a fantastic adventure that starts with you riding along a mountain ridge. Then down into a deep canyon with beautiful mountain vistas with views over three mountain ranges. At the bottom of the canyon you will travel a short distance beside a river and then turn up alongside another mountain stream that cascades over small rocks and boulders. It is absolutely beautiful. From there you will follow it around to an old historic Forest Service site that was one of the first Ranger Stations in Western United States. This ride takes you to some of the most scenic places the Salmon National Forest has to offer.

85 mile round trip

UTV Rally Ride

Old Lookout Tower Ride
Skilled Scenic Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from the fairgrounds

This ride takes you on a loop of the area and halfway through you are at the old fire lookout tower. There you can see over multiple mountain ranges and into the River Of No Return Wilderness area.

 

ATV SXS Rally

Swiss Alps Ride
Skilled Scenic Ride

Trailered ride.
No width restrictions

This is one of the most beautiful rides we offer at Rally In The Pines.
You trailer 30 miles to the trail head. From there you will ride BLM and County Roads into the back country. You will ride into the backside of the tallest peaks in Idaho. Lunch by a beautiful mountain river and be surrounded by the majesty of the Rocky Mountains.

 

The Williams Lake ATV & UTV Ride at Rally In The Pines

Williams Lake Ride
Skilled Scenic Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds.
No width restrictions

What a ride! The Williams Lake Ride has lot's of diversity. You will ride through thick forests, over mountain ridges and into deep canyons. There are quite a few places along the way where the road gets technical and you need to proceed at a slower pace. This ride is a full days ride and the final destination is Williams Lake. Bring lot's of water and snacks. And extra gas!

110 mile round trip

Big Creek Hot Springs ATV & SxS Ride

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Skilled Scenic Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from the fairgrounds.

The Big Creek Hot Springs Ride is a fun ride leaving from Rally Park.
You will ride along three different rivers and streams along the way. It is a beautiful ride. This is mostly a easy scenic ride except for the last 3 miles up to Big Creek Hot Springs. There are switchbacks and it gets narrow in some areas.
Please Note: The hot springs can be extremely hot! Over 200 degrees!! Do not get in the main pools of these hot springs. They will burn you. And please be watchful that your dog does not get in these hot springs either. They are too hot!
Many people will enjoy a soak in the creek down stream, where the water is cooler and much better temperature for soaking!

90 mile round trip
Limited Availability


ATV Event Ride

Top Of The World Ride
Skilled Scenic Ride - Group Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from the fairgrounds.

This ride takes you through deep forests and along great trails with a couple of water crossings. You will do a large loop and end up on the very top of a mountain overlooking the entire Salmon River Valley.
This ride is rated a Skilled Scenic Ride, but it is a borderline Challenge Ride.
(This ride is on some of the same trails as the Union Pacific Ghost Town/Lake Ride)

75 miles round trip
Limited Availability

Rally In The Pines ATV UTV Ride

Sawmill Gulch Ride
Challenge Ride - Group Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from Rally Park.

The Sawmill Gulch Ride will amaze you with mountain vistas across the continental divide. Expect switchbacks and steep drop offs in a few areas. There are places on this ride that are narrow and rocky. Make sure to drive watching far ahead of you, in case another machine is coming the opposite direction. For experienced riders only. If you can not back up well, we would suggest that you take a different ride.

Rally In The Pines Union Pacific Ghost Town Ride

Union Pacific Ghost Town & Lake Ride
Challenge Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from Rally Park.

This ride is part of the new 2020 History Adventure Loop Lunch Ride. If you would like to go on this ride, please sign up for the History Adventure Loop Lunch Ride. It is not offered this year as a separate ride.

The Union Pacific Ghost Town and Lake Ride starts off on easy Forest Service Roads that circle around behind the lake. You will stop briefly for a view of the area from above. (See photo) From there you will drop down on narrow trails that are rocky and rutted. At the turn off you start the ascent to the ghost town and lake. This trail is narrow, rocky and hard to maneuver. Please, experienced drivers only. The lake is a beautiful little lake with lily pads that has the old railroad ghost town near it shore. PLEASE, do not drive your machine to the waters edge. This is a very fragile alpine environment.
(This ride is on some of the same trails as Top Of The World Ride)

60 mile round trip

OHV Event

The Rocky Ridge Ridexxxxxxxxxxx
Challenge Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from the fairgrounds.

Get ready for a great Challenge Ride! You will leave Rally Park and make your way over deep forest trails and mountain ridges. Halfway through this ride you will drop down a steep rocky ridge into the town of Salmon. Here you can choose to have lunch at a variety of restaurants. Or how about visiting the Sacajawea Center and some of the art galleries in town, before you start the ride back to Rally Park.
On this ride you will enjoy fantastic views of the town of Salmon and the Salmon River Valley below. You will have steep, rocky, rutted and narrow areas you must negotiate along the way. This is a fun ride!

60 mile round trip

ATV Event Ride

The South Valley Mountain Loop Ridexxxxxxxxxxx
Challenge Ride - Group Ride
No width restrictions
ATV & SxS Escorted Ride (2.5 miles)

The South Valley Mountain Loop Ride takes you along beautiful mountain creeks and into high mountain basins. This loop trail goes around two mountain peaks with lot's of side trails to explore. The trail gets rocky, steep and technical in some areas. Beautiful ride with lot's of terrain diversity.

95 mile round trip

UTV Jamboree Ride

Vista Ridge Ride
Challenge Ride
No width restrictions
Ride from the fairgrounds.

The Vista Ridge Ride leaves from Rally Park and starts on easy Forest Service Roads. Then you turn off on a road that sees little use and it takes you through a beautiful forest setting and up to a ridge that is above a deep river gorge. In the distance is the Salmon River Gorge and four different mountain ranges.
The road get narrower and rocky as you go along, until you reach a burn area where the wildflowers bloom amongst the blackened trees. This area is starkly beautiful. This is one big loop that takes you on a wonderful adventure.

85 mile round trip
Limited Availability

ATV Jamboree Ride

Continental Divide Ride
Challenge Ride
ATV & SxS Escorted Ride (1.5 miles)
For machines 64 inches or less.

Fantastic challenge ride. Ride to the top of the Continental Divide and there are lot's of play areas along the way. This ride takes you up the rocky side of steep mountains with switchbacks to the top. Where you will enjoy views across the entire Salmon River Valley below!!

Make sure to drive watching far ahead of you on this ride, in case another machine is coming the opposite direction. For experienced riders only. If you can not back up well, we would suggest that you take a different ride.

55 mile round trip
Limited Availability

Choose one or more of the Rally In The Pines
Activity Rides
below:

All Activity Rides leave from the fairgrounds and there is no width restrictions.

ATV / UTV Fun

* Additional Public Lands Fee

The Adventure History
Lunch Ride

Scenic Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds
No width restrictions

Come along on this ride into history! You will ride beautiful trails and visit many locations where history was made. Your first two stops will be old west ghost towns. Then ride on to visit the first Forest Service outpost and receive a glimpse into life for the first Forest Ranger in the Salmon National Forest and his beautiful bride that accompanied him to this wild country. After that you will get a glimpse into mining history. And more.....
This ride is designed like a fun run and will only be offered on Friday and Saturday. Even if you are not a history buff, this is a fantastic loop ride! And a good campfire lunch, complete with S'mores!

ATV SXS Fun Run Rally

* Additional Public Lands Fee
Hunting For Bigfoot ~ Fun Run!

Skilled Scenic Ride
Ride from the fairgrounds
No width restrictions

Can you find Bigfoot on this fantastic skilled scenic loop ride? The ride takes you across mountain ridges and along the sides of mountains where you will have beautiful vista views. Then down into deep pine forests while you look for the elusive Bigfoot.
Three fun stops along the way where you can win prizes and receive special sponsored give-a-ways! The Bigfoot Hunting Champion will win a custom trophy!
What a fun ride!!

The Hunt For Bigfoot Fun Run will be offered on
Friday & Saturday only.

(65 mile round trip)

Bonus Ride!

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GPS Discovery Scenic Loop Bonus Ride

Skilled Scenic Ride

And just for extra fun, make sure to pick up at Registration Check-In, one of the coordinate lists for the GPS Discovery Ride.
A fun ride if you have an extra day at the rally or
to ride in an evening.

It's not a competition, but this ride is modeled
after the "Amazing Race".
You start off at Rally Park with your first coordinates. You follow these coordinates to your first destination. There you will find a new coordinates. Then you follow these to your next destination and so on. And each destination on this ride is one of the great points of interest in the area. So you will see many beautiful sites along the way, until your last set of coordinates brings you back to Rally Park. A fun ride if you have a little extra time or you want an extra ride!

*If you would like to go on the Hunt For Bigfoot and/or the History Lunch Ride, there is an additional one time fee of $4.00 per person for one or both of these rides. This is a Public Lands fee that
goes toward the cost Rally In The Pines must pay to have organized activity rides on
Forest Service and The BLM public lands.


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