Hiking in Idaho

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Jump Creek - Sands Basin
Jump Creek - Sands Basin
Sands, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 52 miles, Multiple days
A popular hiking, horse backing, and ATV/Offroading area with waterfalls, creeks, deep rocky canyons, and wild mustangs

Jump Creek has a spectacular 60' waterfall. It originates in Sands Basin from year around springs. An awesome canyon with colorful rock walls towering hundreds of feet tall line its banks. The Jump Creek Recreation Area is a DAY USE ONLY site. The trail head has several fire rings and sites for picnics. It is accessible by automobile. The falls...
Magruder Corridor Guide
Magruder Corridor Guide
Elk City, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 181 miles, Multiple days
The Magruder Corridor (Montana Road) from the Red River Ranger Station, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho to Darby MT.

The Magruder Road Corridor extends 95 miles through a vast undeveloped area, offering solitude and pristine beauty, as well as expansive views of the Bitterroot and Clearwater Mountains. It has been known as the Southern Nez Perce Trail, Elk City to Darby Road, Montana Road, and the Parker Trail. The road enables a traveler to drive along a corridor...
Loon Lake Loop
Loon Lake Loop
Burgdorf, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 29 miles, Full day
A popular hiking, mountain biking, horse backing, and dirt bike trail from Chinook Campground-Loon Lake-Ruby Meadows TH.

Hikers/walkers usually start from Chinook Campground and loop across the campground bridge to Loon Lake and return over the CCC Bridge and up the Secesh River. It is about 10 miles round trip. It is about a mile, either way, to the bomber crash site from the Loon Lake outlet. Hikers/walkers also hike to the Dredge Pond/Ruby Meadows area from the...
Josephine Lake
Josephine Lake
Burgdorf, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 28 miles, Half day
Josephine Lake near Burgdorf, Idaho.

This Guide starts where the pavement ends on the Warren Wagon Road from McCall, Idaho. Here, at the "Y", the graveled Warren Wagon Road continues all the way to Warren, Idaho. The graveled road to the north, goes to Burgdorf, Idaho and on to the Salmon River. This is a very scenic area. Summit Creek parallels the paved part of the Warren Wagon Road,...
Northwest Rim of the Bruneau River (Owyhee County, Idaho)
Moderate: 123 miles, Multiple days
ATV, UTV, & 4X4 guide to trails, overlooks, and POIs on the northwest rim of the Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness.

This Wilderness was primarily established to protect "whitewater" rafting recreation. However, there are a lot of scenic views of the canyon from the rims and a few hiking trails into the canyon. The United States Congress designated the Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness in 2009 and it now has a total of 89,777 acres. All of this wilderness is located...
Big Jacks Creek Wilderness Guide (Owyhee County, Idaho)
Moderate: 130 miles, Multiple days
ATV, UTV and 4X4 guide through some of the most desolate, inhospitable, wild, and rough terrain in the United States.

The United States Congress designated the Big Jacks Creek Wilderness in 2009 and it now has a total of 52,684 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Idaho and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The Big Jacks Creek Wilderness is bordered by the Little Jacks Creek Wilderness to the northwest. They are separated by a natural gas pipe line...
Burgdorf, Idaho
Burgdorf, Idaho
McCall, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 43 miles, Full day
Burgdorf, Idaho, including the hot springs, some campgrounds, lakes, fire lookout, and other POIs.

Burgdorf is also the name applied to the area surrounding it in the mountains north of McCall, Idaho. It is a rustic, late 1870s resort centering on a developed hot springs. It is a very scenic area with a lot of meadows, creeks, lakes, and high mountainous terrain. Elevations in the area range from about 6000' to about 8500'. In the summer,...
Salmon River Mines - Old gold and silver mines
Salmon River Mines - Old gold and silver mines
Burgdorf, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 69 miles, Multiple days
Scenic mines, campground, and trails near Burgdorf, Idaho.

This is a historic mining area along the south side of the Salmon River near Burgdorf, Idaho. There are also some active mines in the area. The Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness borders this district on the north and east. The elevation ranges from about 6000' to 8500'. Most of the mines are private property and the owners wishes should...
Burgdorf Camping Areas
Burgdorf Camping Areas
Burgdorf, Idaho, United States
 
Campgrounds and camping areas at or near Burgdorf, Idaho.

This guide consolidates the various campground and camping areas in the Burgdorf, Idaho area. There are a couple more single camping sites on the Riggins Road to the north and one next to the Secesh River on the Warren Wagon Road in route to the Chinook Campground. These sites have fire rings, but are not included in this guide. This whole area...
Pony Meadows-Bear Lake
Pony Meadows-Bear Lake
McCall, Idaho, United States
 
Easy: 63 miles, Full day
ATV/High Clearance Vehicle Trip from Burgdorf, Idaho through Warren and Pony Meadows, to Bear Lake and return.

This Guide starts where the pavement ends on the Warren Wagon Road from McCall, Idaho. Here, at the "Y", the graveled Warren Wagon Road continues all the way to Warren, Idaho. The graveled road to the north, goes to Burgdorf, Idaho and on to the Salmon River. There is parking space for several trailer rigs on the south side of the "Y". It is 16...
Dredge Ponds
Dredge Ponds
Warren, Idaho, United States
 
Moderate: 44 miles, Full day
ATV ride from Burgdorf, Chimney Rock Rd., Schlissler Creek Trail, fording Warren Creek, and visiting the mining dredge.

This Guide starts where the pavement ends on the Warren Wagon Road from McCall, Idaho. Here, at the "Y", the graveled Warren Wagon Road continues all the way to Warren, Idaho. The graveled road to the north, goes to Burgdorf, Idaho and on to the Salmon River. There is parking room for several ATV trailer rigs on the south side of the pavement at...
Smith Knob - Hettinger Ranch
Smith Knob - Hettinger Ranch
Warren, Idaho, United States
 
Easy: 89 miles, Multiple days
From the Burgdorf, Idaho "Y" to Warren, Smith Knob, and then to the pictoglyphs on the South Fork of the Salmon River.

This Guide starts where the pavement ends on the Warren Wagon Road from McCall, Idaho. Here, at the "Y", the graveled Warren Wagon Road continues all the way to Warren, Idaho. The graveled road to the north, goes to Burgdorf, Idaho and on to the Salmon River. There is parking space for several trailer rigs on the south side of the "Y". It is 16...
Warren - South Fork Salmon River - Pilot Peak Lookout, Idaho
Easy: 65 miles, Full day
ATV ride from Warren, Idaho to the Pilot Peak Lookout. Much of the ride is along the scenic S.F.of the Salmon River.

This ATV/OHV/High Clearance Vehicle trip starts in Warren, Idaho. Warren is 52 miles from McCall, Idaho and the last 16 miles are on a crowned dirt road. There are no fuel, water, or food services available on this trip. Bring everything you need with you. There is also no cell phone service. The round trip from Warren is about 65 miles. At Warren...
Snake River - Wees Bar Petroglyphs
Snake River - Wees Bar Petroglyphs
Melba, Idaho, United States
Moderate: 12.9 miles, Full day
View ancient petroglyphs up close along the Snake River in Southwest Idaho.

This is an all day hike. If you decide to use a mountain bike, it becomes a half-day ride. Walk across the Swan Falls Dam. Once across the dam, turn left and head upriver on the singletrack trail. Turn right where a doubletrack joins the trail. You 'll head up a short steep and rocky hill. Turn right on the major doubletrack trail and then turn right...
Trail of the Coeur d' Alenes
Trail of the Coeur d' Alenes
Mullan, Idaho, United States
Easy: 72 miles, Full day
Smooth as a baby's bottom, this trail cuts through northern Idaho wildlands on its journey from mountains to lake.

What's not to love about the Trail of the Couer d' Alenes? It's smoothly paved, satisfyingly lengthy, incredibly peaceful, and available to users of all types. In addition to biking and all the other activities listed above, it's also well suited to use by inline skaters, Trikke riders, and recumbent cyclists. In fact, Trail of the Couer d' Alenes is...
Route of the Hiawatha
Route of the Hiawatha
Pearson, Idaho, United States
Easy: 15.0 miles, Full day
Start at the Montana/Idaho border and explore 10 tunnels, 7 trestles and 15 miles of Idaho history, scenery and wildlife

Begin your odyssey in Montana and immediately plunge deep underground to surface in Idaho where you'll stay for the rest of your historic wanderings. The Route of the Hiawatha may very well be the pride of America when it comes to trails. Descriptions can be exaggerated, but the sheer numbers can't lie. The trail is studded with ten tunnels (The longest...
Borah Peak - Highpoint of Idaho
Borah Peak - Highpoint of Idaho
Mackay, Idaho, United States
Difficult: 7.2 miles, Full day
Stand on the roof of Idaho!

This is the highest peak in the Lost River Range of Idaho as well as the State's highpoint. The standard route to the top of this 12,662 ft peak is the Southwest Ridge from the Birch Springs Trailhead. This ascent of of over 5,250 feet in less than 4 miles is steep but can easily be done in a day. If it is early season you may want to bring an axe...
Trips
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Hulls Gulch Lower Loop, Boise
by tjdmobile on Jun 01, 2009
Idaho, United States
Hiking | 7.2 miles
A sweet hike in the Boise Foothills popular with joggers, hikers, mountain bikers.  This loop has nice views of the valley and has running water in Hulls Gulch in the Spring.
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Tablerock/Quarry/Tram Trails
by leedillion on Feb 20, 2010
Vernon, Idaho, United States
Hiking | 3.0 miles
Hike from Warms Springs Golf Course to Tablerock, quarry side.
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Lower Hulls Gulch
by BgBoi on Apr 03, 2012
Boise, Idaho, United States
Hiking | 2.6 miles