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Giving Tuesday

Amidst the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, join us on December 3rd for Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Giving Tuesday is your chance to support the community organizations that contribute to your way of life. For the outdoor enthusiast there are plenty of ways to support your favorite recreation areas, including [...]

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Women Only Weekends

Women Only Weekends – WOW! This week we highlight our Women Only Weekends (WOW) and it’s official! WOW has become an official Idaho Trails Association program called ‘Women in the Wild’. This program was unintentionally created last season when ITA partnered with the Boise Bold Betties Chapter for an all-ladies trail maintenance weekend. It was [...]

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First Season for ITA’s Youth Program

Idaho Trails Association Youth Program This week, we would like to highlight a new ITA initiative. As we know, one of the big pushes nationwide is to get America’s youth outside and away from the electronics and sedentary lifestyles. ITA has answered that call by starting our Youth Program for 14 to 18 year olds. With this program, we aim to get [...]

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Message from our Executive Director

A Message from our Executive Director, Jeff Halligan   Why Become a Member of Idaho Trails Association? As the snow starts to blanket the high country, we’re planning ITA’s trail projects for 2020. I have to say we had a great season in 2019. We had a record number of volunteers provide time and energy [...]

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Sheep Creek in the Gospel Hump Wilderness 2020!


It’ going to be 2020 soon! We are in the process of putting together our 2020 projects and it looks like we are going to have some doozies! Have you ever wanted to jetboat up the Salmon River and spend a week in the Gospel Hump? We are working on that opportunity for you! Camp [...]

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Kirkwood Trail Bridge 2020


Don’t have a week? We are going to rebuild the bridge at Kirkwood Ranch in Hell’s Canyon! We are planning a weekend in Hell’s canyon at the Kirkwood ranch rebuilding a trail bridge. The plan will be to jetboat up to the ranch from Pittsburg landing and spend 2 days working on the bridge. We [...]

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Coyote Springs 2020


Fly into the Frank Church! Have you ever wanted to spend the week in one of the most remote places in the lower 48? We are looking at a flyin project where you will fly from McCall to Cold Meadows on a Monday Morning. The project is clearing the trail through Coyote Springs to Black [...]

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Announcing the 2019 Fall ITA Membership Drive!

Join Idaho Trails Association. Idaho is blessed with over 10,000 miles of non-motorized hiking trails on our public lands. These trails take hikers to some of the most beautiful parts of the state. Unfortunately, funding for the care of trails is far short of what is needed to keep them open and usable. ITA is [...]

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2019 Volunteer Appreciation Parties

Mark your calendars, it’s party time! Are you a current ITA member or have volunteered with us in the past? We are having two parties to celebrate YOU! Haven’t volunteered with ITA before? No problem. New recruits are welcome as well. Signup to attend one of our volunteer appreciation parties: – May 4, 2019 Volunteer [...]

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2019 Project Schedule is now available

The 2019 Idaho Trails Association project schedule is now available; select ‘Projects’ from the menu.  Member only registration is open March 11th-April 11th.  All supporters (non members and members) may register on/after April 12th.  Thank you for your supporting the trails.

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