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Back Country and Equine-Related Links
Explore Idaho’s National Forests
Boise National Forest
About 2,612,000 acres of mountainous landscape located north and east of the city of Boise, Idaho. Elevations range from 2,600 to 9,800 feet.
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Over 3 million acres stretching across southeastern Idaho, from the Montana, Utah, and Wyoming borders. Home to the Curlew National Grasslands.
Idaho Panhandle National Forest
About 2.5 million acres of public lands in the northern Idaho “panhandle” and extending into eastern Washington and western Montana.
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests
Span approximately four million acres in north central Idaho. Rugged peaks, deep canyons, dense forests and remote wilderness make up diverse landscapes and contribute to the many recreational opportunities and natural resources available.
Payette National Forest
Over 2.3 million acres of some of west-central Idaho’s most beautiful and diverse country — hot desert grasslands through cool conifer forests to snow-capped peaks.
Salmon-Challis National Forest
Over 4.3 million acres in east-central Idaho. Includes 1.3 million acres of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area, the largest wilderness area in the Continental United States.
Sawtooth National Forest
2.1 million acres of some of the most magnificent and wild country in the US. Situated in south-central Idaho, the Sawtooths extend into Utah.
Idaho’s back country is some of the most beautiful in the nation. Organization members work at the federal, state, and local levels of government to keep trails open for equine use.
Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
Forming a New BCHI Chapter (sample forms)
Medical Air Lift
Sawyer Certification Education
North of Salmon River Region 1 Todd Brown
South of Salmon River Region IV Rob Adams
Module 1 Intro to Saw Operations
Module 2.1 Chain Saw Basics
Module 2.2 Chain Saw Limbing & Bucking
Module 2.3 Chain Saw Directional Felling
Module 3.1 Crosscut Saw Basics
Module 3.2 Crosscut Saw Limbing & Bucking
Module 3.3 Crosscut Saw Directional Felling
Module 4 Ax Basics
Module 6 Wedges
Module 7 Hung Up Trees
BCHI Idaho Public Lands Contacts
Public Liability Insurance Instructions [word]
Public Liability Ins Instructions [PDF]
Public Liability Insurance [pdf]
Public liability Insurance [word]
additional insured form [pdf]
additional insured form [word]
Great Western Trail is a unique corridor of braided and paralleling trails for both motorized and non-motorized users. The trail system traverses 4,455 miles through Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana.
Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (ELCR)
National Trails Stewardship Act
Blue Ribbon Coalition