Idaho Motorcycle Roads and Trips

For motorcycle riders looking for some great scenery, you'll find many gem rides within the Gem State. Idaho (ID), is blessed with some of the country's most majestic scenic landscapes. The northern section features thick forests and cobalt blue lakes. Moving further south you'll find motorcycle roads winding through fertile stretches of the Rocky Mountains and deep inspirational canyons. Moving south of Boise brings motorcycle riders roads featuring desert landscapes with sun baked rocky formations and some surreal exposed volcanic lava fields. Moving further east and your motorcycle rides will pass through fertile valleys and gain access to bubbling hot springs as you approach Wyoming.




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May 4, 2014
Beautiful ride at every turn. Going around Palisades Lake is beautiful. watch for Ospreys, dear and other wildlife. Between Swan Valley and...
Between Alpine and Swan Valley it is a few curves and nice rolling hills. Pine creek between Swan Valley and Victor is...
we started at Alpine Junction go north on US HWY 26 to Swan Valley. At Swan Valley take a right on HWY...
October 15, 2012
Initially, the route runs though farmland as the highway makes its way though the small towns of Filer and Buhl. It's not...
The road is well maintained, as it is the only highway leading into Hagerman from either direction. It's mostly slow, sweeping curves...
Head west out of Twin Falls on Addison Avenue. Follow US Hwy 30 through Filer and then Buhl before descending into the...
June 6, 2012
The scenery through this area will be in a state of constant evolution. Small communities, farm land, forests, repeat, repeat. Nice, easygoing,...
The road is in excellent condition for an old Country Road. There is light farm traffic so be watchful. You will glide...
From Lolo Pass, exit Highway 12 at Orofino, Id. Cross the river and turn left at the first road. Sign will say...
June 6, 2012
Once you get into the town of Arco until you end in Ketchum/Sun Valley you can see the Sawtooth Mountain Range. The...
The roads were a 5, but I gave the road quality a 4 only because of the areas where there was rock...
The road starts out in Blackfoot, ID on route 26. This portion is the least interesting part of the whole ride. You...
April 10, 2012
This is a nice little side trip that can be added to the Camas Prairie Driving Tour and a portion of the...
This road is paved, and is kept in fair condition, it is an agricultural cut-through so some large rutting is evident. Coming...
Take Route 13 between Kooskia and Grangeville, ID.
April 10, 2012
This drive has everything and is a fast favorite with local riders. Between Moscow and Princeton, you ride through farmland with fields...
he road between Moscow and Bovill is paved and in good condition, with a 5 mile straightaway at the outset leading into...
As you leave Moscow, Idaho, go north on Hwy. 95 to the junction of Route 6, turning east toward Potlatch, through Princeton...
April 10, 2012
Characterized by the river it follows, this ride winds through the Salmon River Canyon from Riggins to White Bird. If you come...
Coming out of Riggins, and the opposite end of the canyon, the roadway is tight and calls for lower speeds; it can...
Simply take US Highway 95 between Riggins and White Bird.
April 10, 2012
Leaving Grangeville, you immediately find yourself in the middle of wide open farm fields that stretch for miles in every direction until...
The road is well maintained with excellent pavement. Starting on an open straightaway with long, sweeping curves, the ride is typically a...
From Grangeville simply take US Highway 95 northwest up to Winchester.
April 10, 2012
This is a beautiful drive through the wilderness where sightings of bear, cougar, coyote, wolf, deer, pheasant, grouse and turkey are common...
This road is roughly paved but requires caution due to potholes and crevices that result from harsh winter weather. Out of Greer,...
Start in Greer, ID, and head east on Route 11 eventually turning north and ending at Headquarters.
March 26, 2012
This short but sweet ride has breathtaking views with a lookout point to boot. The route descends down towards The Clearwater River....
Just look at the map! The road is loaded with twists and turns and dramatic switchbacks. It is also freshly repaved -...
North of Lewiston, Idaho going up and down the hill leading out of the Valley is a road called the "Old Spiral...
July 18, 2011
There are views of high desert, flowers, wildlife, and Craters of the
Moon Monument.

We took Hwy 20 out of...
Twists, turns, dips, good pavement, no potholes in early June.
Take Highway 20 out of Mountain Home Idaho and head east all the way to Carey Idaho.
May 23, 2011
You will see beautiful Rivers, Mountains,Forest on this wonderful twisting lonely backroad nature tour!
100 miles of twisties and elevation.Follows the edge of the St Joe River. No traffic,usually deserted. If you can't handle some dust,...
From St. Maries, ID, east along the St. Joe River for 75 miles. At the junction with Road 218, FS 50 heads...
May 23, 2011
This route takes you along the banks of the Salmon, Bitterroot, Lochsa, Clearwater, and Payette Rivers. You will see some of Idaho's...
This is only a trip for riders that love twisties! I do not believe there is a stretch of over 5-10 miles...
This is a loop and therefore can be started at any given point but for the purpose of this description, we will...
May 23, 2011
This route follows the Clearwater river and then the Lochsa River. It is one of the most beautiful rides I've been on....
The road was being worked on last summer when we went but was still in pretty good shape. There is quite a...
This route starts in Lewiston Idaho and goes east along the Clearwater River and then the Lochsa River over Lolo Pass to...
December 1, 2009
This is a great day loop or overnight. Roads are best from May 15 through September, if the weather holds out. You...
Best of both worlds: some straight sweeping curves and some tight curves mainly following the river valleys. Some hills with the largest...
Starting in Troy, Montana in northwest Montana, the route follows US Highway 2 just east of Troy to Highway 56 / Bull...
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