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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.
BLM Districts in Idaho
Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) Current management plans by National Forest Service
National Wild Horse and Burro Program
Who is my Legislator?
Contacts for State and Federal Government Representative
Congress.org Action alerts from many different advocacies, a listing of current legislation and votes, and tips on writing or calling your representatives.
Forming a New BCHI Chapter (sample forms)
Medical Air Lift
BCHI Idaho Public Lands Reports
Public Lands North
Public Lands South
Public Lands East
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