Best trails in Boise

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Looking for a great trail near Boise, Idaho? AllTrails has 100 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running 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 Lucky Peak State Park or Eagle Island State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Quarry View Park or Polecat Gulch Reserve. Ready for some activity? There are 57 moderate trails in Boise ranging from 1.2 to 7168.8 miles and from 2,647 to 7,578 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - 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
#2 - 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
#3 - 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
#4 - Cervidae Peak
Lucky Peak State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Cervidae Peak is the highpoint on a main ridge line near the confluence of Mores Creek and Lucky Peak Reservoir (Middle Fork of the Boise River). It provides an excellent steep, fast scramble in the sShow more
#5 - Adelmann Mine
Boise National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
Adelmann Mine is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#6 - Polecat Loop Trail
Polecat Gulch Reserve
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 56 m
Polecat Loop Trail is a 6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#7 - Crestline Sidewinder Loop Trail
Military Reserve Park
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
Crestline Sidewinder Loop Trail is a 9.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#8 - Red Cliffs Nature Center Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Going up the Red Cliffs trail is a fairly steady climb, but not lung-busting. Nice views from the top. The rest of the loop hike is level or downhill. Walking the trail with pace provides a good workoShow more
#9 - Shafer Butte Loop via Brewer's Byway and Lodge Cat Track
Boise National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Shafer Butte Loop via Brewer's Byway and Lodge Cat Track is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traShow more
#10 - Quail - Harrison Hollows Loop
Boise, Idaho
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Quail - Harrison Hollows Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boise, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
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