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Jimmy Smith Lake Trailhead


Challis Field Office 721 East Main Street Suite 8 Challis, ID 83226

44.16166667, -114.3913889

About 33 miles southwest of Challis, Idaho. From Challis, go 2 miles south to the junction of US 93 and ID 75, turn right (south) travel 16 miles on ID 75 to the East Fork Road and turn left (south). Drive 15 miles south on East Fork Road (Forest Road 120) to the turn-off for the Jimmy Smith trailhead access is marked on the road.


Jimmy Smith Lake Trailhead

This popular year-round fishing hole features a trailhead leading to Jimmy Smith Lake adjacent to the spectacular White Clouds and Jim McClure-Jerry Peak wilderness areas. The area offers wonderful rainbow trout fishing opportunities. As of 2008, no motorized access around or beyond the lake is allowed.