For those that can escape from the comfort and relaxation of the lodge, we offer a variety of hikes within the River of No Return Wilderness. Whether your interests are in a quiet hike along the Salmon River or a challenging mountain climb, we provide trips for all ages and fitness levels. These fascinating hiking tours will lead you through historic sites. Explore Native American hunting blinds and pictographs. These excursions also offer an excellent opportunity to see the local wildlife in their natural habitat.
Most of the following popular excursions are based at Middle Fork Lodge. Custom and overnight trips are available but space is limited. Please contact us for availability and pricing.
Cameron Creek (12 miles round trip, full day hike) features an early settlement at Hood Ranch and beautiful Native American pictographs at Cameron Creek.
Jackass Flats (8 miles round trip, 1/2 to full day hike) featuring the historically restored Sater Cabin and the shelter pits of an ancient Native American village.
Mahoney Lookout Trail (10 mile round trip, full day hike) features a continuous climb to high country, outstanding views, and a tour of an abandoned fire lookout.
Marble Creek (2-3 hour hike) featuring Fly-fishing, Native American pictograph, and beautiful scenery.
Mitchell Ranch (full day hike or an overnight stay at Mitchell Ranch) featuring excellent fly-fishing and bird watching.
Scarface Peak (1/2 to full day hike) features a strenuous and challenging climb with spectacular views from the top.
Showerbath Hot Springs (2-3 hour hike) featuring a hot springs shower and a trip to ancient Native American hunting blinds
Thomas Creek (1/2 to full day hike) features the Diversion Dam and breathtaking mountain views.