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Best trails in Arco

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Looking for a great trail near Arco, Idaho? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, views trails, walking 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. You'll also find some great local park options, like Bottolfsen Memorial Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Arco ranging from 1.8 to 10.6 miles and from 5,741 to 6,177 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 Arco
Top trails (11)
#1 - North Crater Trail
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
This one-way trail is especially interesting for its variety. The trail traverses North Crater and drops into the crater mouth, the vent for the North Crater flow. Notice that the northwest flank of NShow more
#2 - Broken Top Loop Trail
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
The Broken Top Loop Trail provides visitors with an opportunity to hike up, around, and through the freshest lava on the Snake River Plain. Along its 1.9-mile length you can observe most of the volcanShow more
#3 - Inferno Cone Viewpoint
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 15 m
Inferno Cone Viewpoint is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Arco, Idaho that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walkinShow more
#4 - Craters of the Moon Bike Loop
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 18 m
Explore exiting ancient volcanic area - remember boots! This route leads you through parts of a vast lava field. You will drive - or ride your bike - around the loop drive with some stops at caves anShow more
#5 - Devil's Orchard
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 12 m
Devil's Orchard is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Arco, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#6 - Craters of the Moon Wilderness Trail
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Craters of the Moon Wilderness Trail is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Arco, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
#7 - Tree Molds Trail
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 57 m
Tree Molds Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Arco, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#8 - North Crater Flow Trail
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
North Crater Flow Trail is a 0.3 mile loop trail located near Arco, Idaho that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and Show more
#9 - Echo Crater
Craters of the Moon National Monument
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
Echo Crater is a 6.9 mile loop trail located near Arco, Idaho that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching.Show more
#10 - Arco Peak
Arco, Idaho
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Arco Peak is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Arco, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is bestShow more
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