1. It is true, because it is a NATIONAL forest and falls under federal jurisdiction, and therefore Idaho's preemption bill does not apply. You can OC in Idaho parks however, if you would like.
2. There is a spot near the National Guard Maneuver Area that we frequent, however I don't like it myself as there is a long stretch of moderate washboard road to get there. Another location is Blacks Creek, which I visit most often. Both are about 20 minutes from Overland/Cole. Send me a message if you would like directions. There are already directions to my shooting spot at Blacks Creek in a thread called "Updated Notices of Range Visits".
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