Burgdorf is also the name applied to the area surrounding it in the mountains north of McCall, Idaho. It is a rustic, late 1870s... more » resort centering on a developed hot springs.
It is a very scenic area with a lot of meadows, creeks, lakes, and high mountainous terrain.
Elevations in the area range from about 6000' to about 8500'.
In the summer, activities range from hiking, camping, fishing, horse backing, mountain biking, dirt biking, ATVing, sight seeing, ect.
Fall and winter activities include the above and also hunting and snowmobiling. Access from McCall to Burgdorf in the winter is strictly by some type of snow capable machine. The area is usually snowbound until the middle of June.
Except for the main roads, Warren Wagon Road & Burgdorf Road, most of the roads are only suitable for high clearance vehicles, preferably 4X4s. It is ATV and dirt bike country. It is also popular with mountain bike riders able to handle the elevation changes of thousands of feet within a couple of miles distance.
Most of the land surrounding Burgdorf is managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Payette National Forest. Some is managed the the Bureau of Land Management. There are also parcels of private land scattered through the area. less «