From Boise, Idaho, travel west on I84 to Idaho 55. Turn south at the junction with US 95 and drive 40 miles to the Jordan Craters turnoff. Travel another 35 miles on dirt roads and down into the canyon to the Birch Creek area. The area is maintained by a live-in caretaker during the spring and summer.
The road into Birch Creek is sometimes impassable in the late fall, winter and early spring.
An old abandoned wagon in the Birch Creek canyon, where the Owyhee River drops off rafters who have spent 3-5 days on the river. The Owyhee River is known for great rapids, great fishing and wonderful scenic adeventures. The red rocks , blue sky and green grass are spectacular in the spring and summer.