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Fern & Shadow Falls is a 0.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Murray, Idaho that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and walking.

Length 0.7 mi Elevation gain 167 ft Route type Out & Back
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Forest Waterfall
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Becky Lynch
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HikingGreat!Rocky

As others have mentioned the road in is pretty rocky, our little 4 wheel drive subaru handled it but I would have preferred the truck. We saw a couple of other people who came in their little sedan cars though so I guess it's not too bad for some, just take it slow. Really easy hike to the waterfalls which are well worth the drive. The water was freezing! Fun place to explore, take in nature and play around.

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Lorinda Youngcourt
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Picked up a bag full of trash - including dirty baby diaper. Pack it in - pack it out. Even diapers parents!!

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Santino Garibaldi
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HikingMuddy

First off: The road in is pretty bumpy, and might be hard on a vehicle, kind of narrow and I drove in my Jeep rig. I didn’t need 4x4 in June, but you probably would earlier in Spring or Winter, cars were making it up too. The Falls themselves were GORGEOUS! One of the few places to see Waterfalls in North Idaho and well worth it. The hike was very short and easy. I’d revisit.

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dandan Hansen
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Hiking

beautiful falls, the hike itself is super short, the road in is narrow but I got past a pickup easily, and seen a kia Sorrento when I left, so not as bad as I thought it would be.

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Clarissa Davis
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Hiking

Nobody mentions the road to get here is pretty intense. Definitely need 4 wheel drive and good tires, take it slow. If something happened, you are out in the middle of nowhere. Beautiful rewarding hike! Whole day excursion with the time it takes to drive to trailhead.

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Trish Lyle
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Hiking

nice easy trail! beautiful country to see!

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James Hook
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Hiking

Great hike for the family!

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Kat Ryan Gawenit
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It was an easy trail and well maintained. Beautiful and peaceful. We were met by a bear when we got back to our car so make sure to bring your bear spray! The road going in made me nervous if another car were to come along but we made it in and out just fine and were the only ones there.

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Moose Mountain Ballards
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Walking

Fast, short jaunt with spectacular waterfalls to view.

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Robert Brown
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Hiking

Really fun family hike! the path can get a bit narrow, so challenging with a jogging stroller. There are two beautiful waterfalls to admire.

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Carol Toothaker
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it was a good hike nice drive spots to put your head inside the water and cool off great day

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Chris Jones
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Pamela Lersbak
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Angelique Burch
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Jon Beecher
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Amber Smith
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Nick Trudeau
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C Phillips
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Brenden Garrett
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John Bruzda
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Matt and Lanna Proctor
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Rebecca Bartlett-Preciado
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Kathleen Hartnett
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Russel Zephier
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Vanessa Armstrong
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Ben Weston
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Kyrsi Connelly
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Kelsey Nichols
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Emily Rose
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