Mirror Lake-Bighorn Crags (Full)

Bighorn Crags Campground Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Join us for a week-long fully supported trip in some of the most beautiful wilderness Idaho has to offer. The Bighorn Crags in the Frank Church Wilderness has incredible peaks and hoodoos, alpine lakes and streams, wildlife viewing and epic fishing. Volunteers will meet up at the Crags Campground ... Read More

McGaffee-Dry Diggins

Windy Saddle Trailhead Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Deep in the wilderness, between the Seven Devils range and Hells Canyon, volunteers will spend a week maintaining trails on this fully supported trip. Volunteers will hike 9.5 miles to McGaffee Cow Camp, where we’ll base camp for the week. Pack stock will be available to carry in gear. ... Read More

North Fork Hyndman Creek – Youth

Hyndman Trailhead Sawtooth National Forest

In the fabulous Pioneer Mountains, join us on a youth weekend project where we’re teaming up with the Wood River Trails Coalition to tackle the loop to Pioneer Cabin. Food will be provided by ITA and prepared by a volunteer cook. We’ll meet at the Hyndman Trailhead Friday evening ... Read More

Pend Oreille Divide (Full)

Pend Oreille Divide Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Join us on a 2-night, 3-day backpacking trip up and along the Pend Oreille Divide Trail. After a 4-mile backpack with 1,600’ of lift to the top of Pend Oreille Divide, we’ll camp then work south on the trail, which is part of the Idaho Centennial Trail. As we ... Read More

Ten Mile Creek

Ten Mile Creek Gospel Hump Wilderness

Come get away from it all with us on a week-long trip in the rugged Gospel Hump Wilderness! Volunteers will meet at the Ten Mile Trailhead for an early start Sunday morning where we’ll hike into camp, clearing trail as we go. Our base camp will be at Ten ... Read More

Fawn Lake

Mallard Larkin Pioneer Area Idaho Panhandle National Forest

In the Mallard Larkin Pioneer Area deep in the St. Joe, volunteers will spend a week backpacking and clearing trails around Fawn Lake and Martin Peak. We’ll be packed into our camp by Forest Service Mule Packers, and we will work each day from camp clearing as far as ... Read More

Split-Loon – Youth (Full)

Secesh River Trailhead Payette National Forest

Join us on a weeklong youth backpacking project in the Payette National Forest near McCall! Youth volunteers will work on the Split Creek/Loon Lake Trail starting on the south end at Secesh trailhead. ITA will provide backpacking meals and youth volunteers will be carrying all their gear. We’ll camp at ... Read More

Gordon Creek – Women Only

Access Via Lightning Creek Rd Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This is a Women Only Weekend, working on the Gordon Creek Trail. This three mile trail gains 1,700’, climbing up to the Pend Oreille Divide Trail high above Lake Darling in the upper Lightning Creek drainage. We’ll log out the trail and do some brushing and tread work. ITA ... Read More

Nez Perce Peak

Nez Perce Pass Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

Right on the border of Montana and Idaho, ITA volunteers will work their way up to Nez Perce Peak (7536ft). We will car camp together just below the pass, taking in the panoramic views of the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The ... Read More

Caton Lake – Women Only (Full)

Rainbow Lake Trailhead Boise National Forest

The Women Only crew will start at Caton Lake/ Rainbow Lake Trailhead and backpack into Rainbow Lake and set up base camp there. We will make day trips up the trail, clearing trees and brushing along the way. Eventually we can bump camp as the trail is cleared and ... Read More

Halfway House-Lake Creek

Halfway House Campground Gospel Hump Wilderness

Volunteers will spend four nights backpacking and exploring the Gospel Hump Wilderness. Volunteers will be cutting logs out of the trail and brushing, bumping camp along as we clear. The majority of the work is toward the south end of the trail where a fire passed through last year. ... Read More

Ruth Lake

Black Lake Campground Hells Canyon Wilderness

Deep in the remote Hells Canyon Wilderness, this weeklong pack-supported backing trip features alpine lakes, meadows, and mountain peaks. Volunteers will meet Sunday at Black Lake Campground and backpack up Black Lake/ Horse Heaven Trail. We will have pack stock support to help carry in our gear and set ... Read More

Vance Lake (Full)

Paradise Campground - Vance Lake Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

ITA started this project in 2019, and we only have about a mile left to clear to get to Vance Lake. Come help us (finally!) get to the lake! Starting at the Whitecap Trailhead at Paradise Campground, we’ll have pack stock to help carry our gear to base camp ... Read More

Moose Lake Bridge

Moose Lake Trailhead Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This will be an easy project where we will install the kick rails on a new bridge on Moose Lake Trail #237.  Materials will have already been hauled in by the forest service, and volunteers will hike in and start building!   After the project, stay and hike the loop ... Read More

Bear Valley – Women Only (Full)

Bluebunch/Marsh Creek Trailhead Boise National Forest

On this Women-Only-Weekend project, ITA volunteers will be camping at the Bear Valley Creek Trailhead north of Lowman. The crew will be working on the trail to Bear Valley Hot Spring and mitigating impacts of the unsanctioned user trail that has been established. We will return after work to ... Read More

Jackson Creek

Priest Lake Ranger District Idaho Panhandle National Forest

ITA volunteers will be partnering with the Washington Trails Association for this project in Northern Idaho. Both groups will start working on the Jackson Creek Trail in their respective states and we will meet in the middle! On the border of the Salmo- Priest Wilderness this seldom maintained trail ... Read More

Kirkwood Bridge (Full)

Pittsburg Landing Hells Canyon Wallowa Whitman National Forest

Volunteers will Jetboat up from Pittsburg Landing to the Kirkwood Historical ranch where we will camp for the weekend. We’ll be working with the Forest Service to replace the bridge at the ranch. After work we’ll explore the ranch and museum. On Sunday a jetboat will pick us back ... Read More

Boulder Meadows Fall

Boulder Meadows Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Join us on National Public Lands Day where we’ll return to the beautiful Boulder Meadows. We’ll continue the work we started in June, improving the tread, brushing, and sawing logs off the trail. The trails we’ll work on will be based on damage suffered over the winter, but all ... Read More

Boise Foothills Seed Collection I (Full)

Military Reserve Boise Foothills

Last fall ITA volunteers collected over a million sagebrush seeds during our Military Reserve Seed collection project in collaboration with Ridge to Rivers! This spring, we planted new sagebrush in Military reserve, and this fall we’ll continue to collect seeds! Seeds are collected to help regrow plants in areas ... Read More

Boise Foothills Seed Collection II

Military Reserve Boise Foothills

Last fall ITA volunteers collected over a million sagebrush seeds during our Military Reserve Seed collection project in collaboration with Ridge to Rivers! This spring, we planted new sagebrush in Military reserve, and this fall we’ll continue to collect seeds! Seeds are collected to help regrow plants in areas ... Read More

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