Cress Creek Trail

EASY 109 reviews
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Cress Creek Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ririe, Idaho that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
285 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

Cress Creek Nature Trail is maintained by the BLM. This is a gentle hike that provides a good view of the South Fork of the Snake River during the summer and awesome color in the fall.

hiking
11 days ago

11 days ago

Great trail for kids. Well maintained. Nice views. Today the leaf color was at its peak: orange and gold galore!

hiking
17 days ago

This is a great little hike. It is quite short, but nothing is left short when it comes to the experience. This is a great hike to go, especially in Late September and October to see the colors change for Autumn.
For someone who is just starting out in hiking, it is doable but it can be tough with the inclines it provides. It is possible to hike with kids as well.

1 month ago

Very short, easy hike. Limited shade. Steep in some places but very manageable.

1 month ago

Nice easy trail, beautiful views.

hiking
1 month ago

If you're looking for a quick hike with some younger kids, this trail is OK. The first third of a mile up to the creek is handicap accessible (which means it is no problem even for the little kids). The loop portion is a little steep in places, but nothing too drastic.

This trail is heavily used, particularly during summer weekends. Parking can at times be tricky.

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

Great little hike. Made it all the way up to the top where there are some rocks you can sit on and have an even better view.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Fun little hike into the hills. Great to do with kids and the creek is nice to soak your feet in the warm water. Nice vantage points of the South Fork, a beautiful riparian cottonwood forest

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2 months ago

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hiking
2 months ago

Not much shade. Can get a little warm I. The afternoon.

2 months ago

3 months ago

Definitely a warmer hike. There aren't many large trees. The view is gorgeous, especially if you catch the Sunset or Sunrise. There are trails that will bring you up to the top of the mountain. They are steeper and harder to climb than the first part.

3 months ago

3 months ago

3 months ago

awesome

hiking
3 months ago