Idaho Falls Greenbelt Loop

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Idaho Falls Greenbelt Loop is a 11.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Idaho Falls, Idaho that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
11.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
223 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

walking
1 month ago

This is all sidewalk and a beautiful walk. Very busy.

2 months ago

amazing views in may and the cherry blossoms smell amazing easy walk definitely a tourist trap.

hiking
2 months ago

Began this loop at the Sunnyside fish pond. Kids did great. Beautiful scenery a little ways past the overpass.

walking
3 months ago

On our way from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park, we took a break in Idaho Falls. This park and walkway is pretty much right off the highway. If you're looking for a fun, easy, scenic stop off on the road and you are passing through Idaho Falls, stop here! It is not only a nice place to walk around to stretch your legs, but the street that parallels one part of the walk way has several restaurants and hotels. We ate at the Mexican restaurant there. It was really good!

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walking
3 months ago

Nice easy walk for beginners. Beautiful scenery and clean landscape

4 months ago

The falls are great and the trail is alright. Highlight of this Greenbelt is the garden on the rock just south of the Broadway bridge.

7 months ago

Beautifully set

8 months ago

Used for marathon training. I wouldn't consider it a hike, but it's good for running.

11 months ago

This is SO beautiful as you run. My hubby and I ran it this morning! Quite a busy trail too.

trail running
Saturday, August 12, 2017

great trail along the Greenbelt can get crowded in the summer

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

easy trail for all ages with nice views of the falls

walking
Monday, July 17, 2017

Great in town walk/run.

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Beautiful trail around the Snake River and falls.

walking
Saturday, May 27, 2017

An urban wide paved path, frequent tourist destination year round, now parallels the farmers market from Spring to Fall. Beautiful scenery year round, in the summer they extend the path under Hwy 20 with a floating bridge so we are able to bike into Freeman Park. If you go the south-west across WBroadway St towards Snake River landing, the gardens are amazing. Sportsman park and the "rock garden" down further alongside the river, those are well worth exploring the places away from the tourist trap but beautiful waterfalls and temple views

walking
Monday, November 14, 2016

Good walk lots of people. Beautiful waterfall you get to walk around and see.

walking
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

We love to spend evenings on the Greenbelt just wandering around.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

not really a trail.

walking
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nice, easy walk along the river. Public bathrooms with drinking fountain available. Can be crowded.

mountain biking
Saturday, July 30, 2016

I love this loop,and if you know the area you can double your fun and ride the full 10 miles. from Sunnyside to the end of the bike path behind the park and back.

walking
Sunday, June 12, 2016

The city did a huge improvement on this last fall. Much wider path and cleared out some trees for a better view of the falls. Always a great little walk.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The view of the river, temple, historic house, and water tower add to this simple yet longer walk. Lots of cute benches and even a small memorial along the way.

road biking
Sunday, December 13, 2015

I use the greenbelt all year round. i can put together a 10 mile loop on a bike and once the snow flies I can tayler my walk to the conditions.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Having lived in Idaho Falls most of my life, I have seen the Greenbelt Trail evolve into a wonderful, well maintained, paved, urban trail. The river and falls are the highlights but don't miss Sportsman's Park on an island in the river with its beautiful Japanese garden in the making. Great place for walking, jogging, biking, and picnics.

mountain biking
Friday, May 31, 2013

We did this trail in early spring. It's completely paved so its perfect for the family outing. There are some great views of the falls. Great place for a picnic as well.

hiking
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Me and my husband just relocated here from Kentucky a couple
months ago. we finished the greenbelt and had alot of fun. the falls are beautiful and all the baby geese were precious .
going to palisades creek this weekend hoping to come back with lots a good pictures.

walking
Friday, September 16, 2011

The Greenbelt is located adjacent to downtown Idaho Falls along the falls. The path is paved and is used for walking, running, and biking. It is very easy and nicely kept up by the city with unique benches along the whole loop and restrooms on both sides of the river. The path is popular and can be quite crowded on the weekends. Also connects to Freeman Park to the North and other river pathways to the South to make a 10 mile loop.

hiking
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walking
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