TRAIL NAME: Bear River
DIRECTIONS: Hwy 21 from Boise, past Idaho City ~ 18 miles to Edna Creek turn off onto Forest Road #384 follow it ~6 miles to split (at bridge) stay left on Crooked River Road aka Forest Road # 348 for 7 more miles and you will pass the Jennie Lake TH -in last mile Before Jennie Lake TH the road will cross Crooked River & climb over ridge & drop down to Bear Creek.
Bear River Trail head is on past Jenny Lake TH 3 or 4 more miles. Continue on down FS road #348 to where the road changes creeks and turns left to go up Bear River for ~ 1/4 mile.
Trail Head is old log landing on left just before bridge crossing Bear River.
Trail heads upstream from TH staying up on hillside until river canyon gets rocky then trail is down in water line.
Not suitable during spring melt.