Summit Creek is a 9.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Sun Valley, Idaho that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, bird watching, and backpacking and is best used from July until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.1 miles Elevation Gain: 2,368 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

hiking

walking

bird watching

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

blowdown
bridge out
bugs
closed
muddy
no shade
off trail
over grown
private property
rocky
washed out
11 months ago

hiking
Mon Aug 20 2018

5 stars for the view. My wife says 4 stars cause no lake at the end. A real challenge but trail is good condition. There is water 90% of the trail for dogs. By the way this hike is moderate - steep climb to the 9500 foot summit.

hiking
Sat Aug 11 2018

Quiet trail along a meandering stream. Beautiful wildflowers. First 100-200 yards included stream crossing on fallen logs, followed by a steep slope incline. The rest of the hike is very easy.

hiking
Tue Aug 02 2016

Very scenic with lots of wildflowers.

Sun Jul 31 2016

Great first hike in this area. Beautiful and easy. Very first part just a slight hill, then just an easy hike with defined trail. Would do again.

hiking
Fri Jul 15 2016

Very beautiful. Loved the hike.

Fri Jul 17 2015

Beautiful

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10 months ago

recorded Summit Creek

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Sun May 05 2019

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Sun Sep 24 2017