This trail heads north from National Forest Road 555BC (NF-555BC), the Scott Mountain Lookout road. The first part of the trail is a steep, treacherous decent, so use caution. It drops down and crosses Lightning Creek where it joins the Lightning Basin Trail before it climbs up to the ridge and joins with the Alley Trail. It follows the ridge, providing views of Scott Mountain and Lightning Basin, before descending to Onion Creek and intersecting with the Lightning Ridge Trail.
Closest Towns: Garden Valley
Area/Length: 5.5 Miles