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Hikes & Rides

Watchman_June_09With over 190 miles of trails in the Ridge to Rivers system, your possibilities are virtually endless.  Different times of the year afford a variety of experiences to be found.  Wildflowers are abundant and color the hills shades of pink, yellow and blue during the spring.  Summer is a good time to get out of the heat and visit the trails closer to Bogus Basin, where the temperatures are dramatically cooler.  Fall brings a new variety of color to the hills – hues of gold, red and amber accent the green of bitterbrush and sagebrush.  

Be sure that you are prepared before going out: 

  • Check the weather to make sure you are dressed appropriately and that you won’t be caught in a spring or summer thunderstorm.
  • Always carry water, sun screen, a hat and a snack.
  • Know which trails are open to your chosen use.
  • Carry a Ridge to Rivers map, available at many outdoor stores around town.

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