Best trails in Boise National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Boise National Forest, Idaho? AllTrails has 71 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 45 moderate trails in Boise National Forest ranging from 1.6 to 50 miles and from 2,870 to 8,474 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Stack Rock Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Stack Rock Trail is a 8.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, roShow more
#2 - Adelmann Mine
Boise National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
Adelmann Mine is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#3 - Blue Lake Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 54 m
This trail is closed during the winter and opens June 1st every year.Show more
#4 - Red Cliffs Nature Center Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Going up the Red Cliffs trail is a fairly steady climb, but not lung-busting. Nice views from the top. The rest of the loop hike is level or downhill. Walking the trail with pace provides a good workoShow more
#5 - Shafer Butte Loop via Brewer's Byway and Lodge Cat Track
Boise National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Shafer Butte Loop via Brewer's Byway and Lodge Cat Track is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traShow more
#6 - Dry Creek - Shingle Creek Loop
Boise National Forest
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 3 m
Dry Creek - Shingle Creek Loop is a 13.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#7 - Mores Mountain Loop
Boise National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Some users have reported the road to the trailhead is closed during the winter, opening in early June.Show more
#8 - Homestead (Squaw Creek) Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Good climb, classic southern Idaho beauty and sagebrush, with some good views. Not very crowded but a pretty even mix of hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers.Show more
#9 - Kepros Mountain Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 8 m
Kepros Mountain Trail is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Pine Flats Hot Spring
Boise National Forest
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 18 m
Pine Flats Hot Spring is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lowman, Idaho that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
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