Best trails in Downey

27 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Downey, Idaho? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, horseback riding 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 Indian Rocks State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Edson Fichter Nature Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Downey ranging from 2.7 to 6.2 miles and from 5,830 to 7,637 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 Downey
Top trails (6)
#1 - Cherry Creek
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
A loop hike with excellent views of Oxford Peak A nice hike through a variety of forest trees, open hillsides, and meadows. This hike has excellent views of Marsh Valley, Oxford peak and Malad valleShow more
#2 - Left Fork of Cherry Creek
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
A nice canyon hike to a ridgeline with great views. The well used trail follows creeks through a variety of trees, meadows and open views. Several species of animals and birds may be seen. The juncShow more
#3 - Mine Fork of Cherry Creek
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
A nice creekside hike to a meadow and old miners cabin This pretty hike follows Cherry Creek for a ways, then a tributary to a pleasant meadow, where the remains of a miners log cabin still exist. TShow more
#4 - Mill to South Canyon
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
A pleasant hike through Pines and Aspen to a lovely view For anyone camping at the Summit Forest campground, this is a pleasant hike through a Douglas Fir and Aspen forest. For anyone coming just foShow more
#5 - Malad Summit
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Malad Summit is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Downey, Idaho that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is besShow more
#6 - Elkhorn Peak
Downey, Idaho
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 29 m
Elkhorn Peak is a 6.9 mile out and back trail located near Downey, Idaho that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more