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Best trails in Idaho

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Trying to find the best Idaho trails? AllTrails has 1,016 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Boise, Stanley or Ketchum, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 554 moderate trails in Idaho ranging from 0.7 to 7168.8 miles and from 734 to 12,037 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Idaho
Top trails (1016)
#1 - Sawtooth Lake
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
Although the hike is accessible year-round, if you're visiting in winter the trail will likely be covered in snow, requiring more gear and skill.Show more
#2 - Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail
Idaho Panhandle National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Easy hike with one great viewpoint looking west over the lake. Lots of benches along the way and some educational milestones as well to keep things interesting. It is a one way trail moving countercloShow more
#3 - Tubbs Hill
Tubbs Hill Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Tubbs Hill is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is besShow more
#4 - Pettit and Toxaway Lakes Loop
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 17.7 mi • Est. 9 h 16 m
This is an amazing loop hike with beautiful natural features at nearly every turn of the trail. From craggy sawtooth peaks to numerous alpine lakes and dense forests with all manner of animals. AlthoShow more
#5 - Scotchman Peak Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 32 m
Scotchman Peak Trail #65: Take Highway 200 to Clark Fork, Idaho then turn north at the Chevron Station onto Main Street. Follow this road past Clark Fork High School, and then around a bend to the rigShow more
#6 - Stack Rock Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Stack Rock Trail is a 8.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, roShow more
#7 - Table Rock Trail
Quarry View Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Typically a very busy trail used by young and old alike. There are some very steep sections but also other routes to mitigate these. Cell service throughout entire hike. City overlook over the majoritShow more
#8 - Stevens Lakes Trail
Idaho Panhandle National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
This hike is considered difficult with areas of traversing over rock slides. The views are worth the effort!Show more
#9 - Upper Palisades Lake Trail
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 6 h 29 m
Upper Palisades Lake Trail is a 13.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Irwin, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#10 - Hulls Gulch Nature Trail
Hulls Gulch Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail is a 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runniShow more
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