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Gems in Eastern Idaho - 1

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gem Favorite Phantom Falls from the base of the falls.

Phantom Falls

(1) Hansen, ID

Recommended Routes in Eastern Idaho - 12

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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 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 Switch backing up the Bald Mountain Trail
Difficult

Bald Mountain Trail

5.3 mi 8.5 km 3,229' Up 984.2 m Up 0' Down 0 m Down

Ketchum, ID
Favorite Lots of nice wildflowers with nice views.
Intermediate

Kelly Mountain Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 745' Up 227.21 m Up 744' Down 226.81 m Down

Rigby, ID
Favorite 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.
Difficult

Mt. Baird Out and Back

9.2 mi 14.9 km 3,934' Up 1198.94 m Up 3,933' Down 1198.76 m Down

Victor, ID
Favorite One of a handful of offering piles
Intermediate

Proctor Mountain Loop

4.4 mi 7.0 km 1,610' Up 490.81 m Up 1,610' Down 490.68 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Starting out on Cone, you'll immediately be treated to great valley views.
Intermediate

Lower and Upper City Creek

6.0 mi 9.7 km 834' Up 254.23 m Up 833' Down 253.8 m Down

Pocatello, ID
Favorite This is on the downhill stretch just before reaching the finish.
Difficult

Gnarly Bear 25k/50k Race Course

16.3 mi 26.3 km 2,903' Up 884.7 m Up 2,904' Down 885.27 m Down

Rigby, ID
Favorite Northside of pioneer range iron bog drainage
Intermediate

Iron Bog Lake Out-and-Back

3.3 mi 5.3 km 1,117' Up 340.48 m Up 1,113' Down 339.09 m Down

Arco, ID
Favorite The scenery at Hell's Half Acre Lava Flow is not something you see every day!
Difficult

Hell's Half Acre

10.3 mi 16.6 km 515' Up 156.93 m Up 514' Down 156.68 m Down

Moreland, ID
Favorite Look at the great view the trail provides.
Easy/Intermediate

Cress Creek Nature Trail

1.3 mi 2.0 km 287' Up 87.45 m Up 288' Down 87.71 m Down

Rigby, ID
Favorite From the trailhead looking up the canyon
Intermediate

Black Canyon Route

2.0 mi 3.3 km 437' Up 133.18 m Up 437' Down 133.11 m Down

Arco, ID

Eastern Idaho Hiking

  • 1,533 Miles 2,467 Kilometers of Trail
  • 17 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 54 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 127 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 77 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Eastern Idaho - 241

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6.5 mi 10.4 km #1Targhee Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Island Park, ID
Easy/Intermediate
Island Park, ID
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2Waterfall Canyon Trail
Difficult
Irwin, ID
Difficult
Irwin, ID
3.9 mi 6.3 km #3Mt. Borah
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
6.6 mi 10.6 km #4Sterling Justice
Difficult
Pocatello, ID
Difficult
Pocatello, ID
4.3 mi 6.9 km #5Adams Gulch
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
1.0 mi 1.7 km #6Broken Top Trail
Intermediate
Arco, ID
Intermediate
Arco, ID
0.2 mi 0.4 km #7Inferno Cone Trail
Intermediate
Arco, ID
Intermediate
Arco, ID
4.3 mi 7.0 km #8Lower Palisades Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Irwin, ID
Easy/Intermediate
Irwin, ID 11 
8.7 mi 13.9 km #9Warm Springs Trail
Intermediate
Ketchum, ID
Intermediate
Ketchum, ID
40.3 mi 64.9 km #10Yellowstone / Grand Teton Rail Trail - S Fork Rd to Warm River…
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT

Photos of Eastern Idaho - 338

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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 )
Wildflowers galore in the early summer, especially in the lower sections of the canyon.
Jul 13, 2017 near Irwin, Not set (ID )
Looking to the east, and the others peaks along the Lost River Range, on the knife ridge after coming down Chicken-Out Ridge
Sep 3, 2019 near Challis, ID
Taken during the "Cowbell Race Series: Soup in the Snow" event the first Saturday of every February.
Jul 13, 2017 near Irwin, Not set (ID )
Experience the trail during the winter. Creates a whole new challenge.
Jul 13, 2017 near Irwin, Not set (ID )
Look at the great view the trail provides.
Jun 27, 2017 near Rigby, ID
This is another view from the top of Red Butte – You won't have a bad one no matter which direction you look.
Jun 24, 2017 near Victor, ID
A great view after a great climb. Enjoy the downhill, it won't last long.
Jul 11, 2018 near Arco, ID