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Trail Creek Trail is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ketchum, Idaho that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and backpacking and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 8.1 mi Elevation gain 2,214 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Backpacking

Hiking

Walking

Bird watching

River

Wild flowers

Wildlife

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Beth Bentley
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This trail is steep & extremely difficult to find because of all the fallen logs across the trails. It's easy to get lost! It is in need of some serious trail work!

Michelle Sullivan
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Backpacking

This area is very beautiful! Be aware that the trail is very poorly maintained and disappears for long sections at a time. Be prepared to do a lot of bushwhacking and climbing over downed logs and avalanche debris.

Douglas A.
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beautiful train but the trail is poorly Mart. game trails in more reliable.

Curt H.
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Flat. Nice stroll

Richard L.
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Hiking

I did this last summer and it is a great hike. One of my all time favorites. It actually can be done as a loop but regardless of which side of Trail Creek you start on the trail is difficult to find in places so be prepared to just find your own way. The trail(s) dead end at the headwaters of Trail Creek so just keep going up the canyon and you can't get lost.. There is a saddle separating the two headwaters. It is an easy day hike or would be a great place to camp and do some additional exploring.

Douglas A.
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Evan C.
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