Elk Creek Falls

Elk Creek Falls, Idaho

By: Emily Hunter + Save to a List

Elk Creek Falls🌲 

Through the snow, mud, water, and trees we made it to the beautiful Elk Creek Falls. There was so much snow on the road we had to park a mile or so away from the trailhead and treck through the slush before reaching our starting point. Due to the heavy winds and rain there were a few unexpected ponds that were glowing blue. However, that also meant that there were several "tree obstacles" that we had to climb over/under throughout the trail. All in all a fairly moderate hike that is completely worth your time. The upper falls is the smallest and would recommend making the extra 1/2 mile hike to during the summer days to take a swim in, but for winter and spring seasons, make it a priority to see the middle and lower falls if you want to knock your socks off!! May adventure await you 🌿🌎

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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