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  • 3. Elk Creek Falls


    From Moscow, Idaho, travel east on Highway 8, passing through Troy, Deary, and Bovill. Approximately 11 miles past the town of Bovill will be signs for Elk Creek Falls Recreation Area. Turn right on Forest Service road 1452, which is a gravel road. The recreation area parking lot is a couple miles down this road.


    Just 50 miles east of Moscow, Idaho, visitors will find The Elk Creek Falls Recreation Area, home to the Elk Creek Falls National Recreation Trail, possessing the tallest waterfall in the state of Idaho. Three separate waterfalls totaling over 140 feet carve a beautiful canyon filled with mesmerizing columnar basaltic formations. With amenities such as restrooms, picnic tables, pedestal grills and trailhead information all accessible by a developed Forest Service trail… Elk Creek Falls awaits you!

    Website: Elk Creek Falls Trailhead and Picnic Area