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Best trails in Clayton

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Looking for a great trail near Clayton, Idaho? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, lake trails, dogs leash 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 Land of the Yankee Fork State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sawtooth National Recreation Area or Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Clayton ranging from 13.3 to 20.8 miles and from 6,227 to 10,807 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 Clayton
Top trails (10)
#1 - Big Boulder Lakes via Walker Lake
Clayton, Idaho
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Length: 20.8 mi • Est. 11 h 7 m
#2 - Bolder Chain Lakes Trail
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 18.4 mi • Est. 9 h 52 m
#3 - Four Lakes Basin to Quiet Lake, Scree Lake and Shallow Lake
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 7 h 11 m
#4 - Heart Lake Trail
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
#5 - Slate Creek (Hoodoo) Hot Spring
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 9 m
#6 - Chain Lakes Basin
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 16.5 mi • Est. 10 h 54 m
#7 - Hoodoo Lake
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
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#8 - Little Boulder Creek Trail to Hummock Lake
Salmon-Challis National Forest
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Length: 20.1 mi • Est. 10 h 47 m
#9 - Island Lake
Clayton, Idaho
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 5 h 35 m
#10 - Four Lakes Basin to Scoop Lake, Hummock Lake and Hourglass Lake
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 9 h 1 m