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4,223 mi 6,797 km of trail 61 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 182 Trails Intermediate Trails 442 Trails Hard Trails 298 Trails
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Gems in Idaho - 3

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gem Favorite Sawtooth Lake.

Sawtooth Lake

(11) Idaho City, ID
gem Favorite Clowns have vandalized it over the years but it is still very powerful to behold and ponder what these men survived.

B-23 Dragon Bomber Crash Site

(2) McCall, ID
gem Favorite Jump Creek Falls - an easy trail to a surprising little oasis.

Jump Creek Falls

(14) Homedale, ID

Recommended Routes in Idaho - 55

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Favorite Above Alpine Lake, views of the Sawtooth Mountains looking north.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sawtooth Lake (from Iron Creek Trailhead)

9.4 mi 15.2 km 1,747' Up 532.57 m Up 1,747' Down 532.49 m Down

Challis, ID
Favorite Toxaway Lake at Sunrise.
Intermediate/Difficult

Alice-Toxaway Loop

19.1 mi 30.8 km 2,985' Up 909.97 m Up 2,985' Down 909.93 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite View from Tubbs Hill trailhead
Intermediate

Tubbs Hill Main Trail

2.0 mi 3.2 km 252' Up 76.72 m Up 252' Down 76.79 m Down

Coeur d…, ID
Favorite Pioneer Cabin awaits you (along with incredible mountain views) at the trail's end.
Difficult

Pioneer Cabin Loop

8.8 mi 14.2 km 3,019' Up 920.05 m Up 3,007' Down 916.58 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Meadow
Intermediate/Difficult

Norton-Big Lost Lakes Loop

4.9 mi 8.0 km 1,596' Up 486.45 m Up 1,596' Down 486.58 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Taken during the "Cowbell Race Series: Soup in the Snow" event the first Saturday of every February.
Intermediate

Upper Palisades Lake

14.4 mi 23.1 km 1,726' Up 526.16 m Up 1,726' Down 526.21 m Down

Irwin, ID
Favorite Descending through forest from Stack Rock.
Intermediate/Difficult

Stack Rock Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km 1,424' Up 433.94 m Up 1,424' Down 433.92 m Down

Boise, ID
Favorite Dog friendly!
Intermediate

Truly Around the Mountain Bogus Basin

12.8 mi 20.6 km 2,051' Up 625.28 m Up 2,042' Down 622.39 m Down

Boise, ID

Trails in Idaho - 861

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6.5 mi 10.4 km #1Targhee Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Island Park, ID
Easy/Intermediate
Island Park, ID
2.5 mi 3.9 km #2Boulder Lake Trail #105
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID 13 
4.2 mi 6.7 km #3Louie Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
McCall, ID 11 
14.8 mi 23.9 km #4Seven Devils Trail #124
Difficult
Joseph, OR
Difficult
Joseph, OR
7.0 mi 11.2 km #5Around the Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult
Boise, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Boise, ID
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail
Intermediate
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Intermediate
Coeur d'Alene, ID 12 
3.4 mi 5.4 km #7Huckleberry Trail
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
Easy/Intermediate
McCall, ID
4.8 mi 7.7 km #8Sunset Mountain Road #316
Intermediate/Difficult
Idaho City, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Idaho City, ID
5.0 mi 8.0 km #9Waterfall Canyon Trail
Difficult
Irwin, ID
Difficult
Irwin, ID
12.5 mi 20.1 km #10West Fork Rapid River Trail #113
Intermediate
Joseph, OR
Intermediate
Joseph, OR
1.3 mi 2.1 km #11Bucktail Trail
Intermediate
Boise, ID
Intermediate
Boise, ID
3.9 mi 6.3 km #12Mt. Borah
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
1.2 mi 2.0 km #13Deadwood Hot Springs Trail
Intermediate
Cascade, ID
Intermediate
Cascade, ID
6.6 mi 10.6 km #14Sterling Justice
Difficult
Pocatello, ID
Difficult
Pocatello, ID
4.8 mi 7.8 km #15Bernard Peak Trail (#37)
Intermediate
Spirit Lake, ID
Intermediate
Spirit Lake, ID
3.5 mi 5.7 km #16Shingle Creek
Intermediate
Boise, ID
Intermediate
Boise, ID
1.0 mi 1.6 km #17Bench Lakes Trail #155
Intermediate
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate
Sun Valley, ID
4.1 mi 6.6 km #18Mineral Point Trail #82
Intermediate
Sandpoint, ID
Intermediate
Sandpoint, ID
11.8 mi 18.9 km #19South Boise Trail #101A
Easy/Intermediate
Joseph, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Joseph, OR
6.5 mi 10.5 km #20Eastside Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Boise, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Boise, ID

Photos of Idaho - 893

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Chamberlain Lake rainbow.
Mar 30, 2016 near Sun Valley, ID
Looking to the north at the top of Baird you are rewarded with a fantastic view of the Tetons. Pictures don't do it justice.
Jul 13, 2018 near Irwin, Not set (ID )
Winter views on the first-ish mile
Mar 30, 2020 near Boise, ID
While out early exploring the Sawtooth Mountains near Stanley, Idaho I came across this scene where the first rays of morning light accentuating the mountain peaks.
Apr 7, 2020 near Challis, ID
Shoshone falls
Apr 23, 2015 near Twin Falls, ID
Pillar Falls overlook
Apr 23, 2015 near Twin Falls, ID
Above Alpine Lake, views of the Sawtooth Mountains looking north.
May 27, 2016 near Idaho City, ID
Grandmother Mountain Trail
Oct 8, 2017 near Clarkia, ID