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Top Adventures in Hill City

  • Photograph the Camas Lilies on the Camas Prairie

    Each spring the Camas Prairie comes alive with acres of vibrant Camas lilies. The bloom lasts from late May to mid-June.From Route 20 turn south onto Wolf Lane east of Hill City, following the Centennial Marsh Wildlife Management Area signs. The r...

  • Hike the Little City of Rocks

    Located near Gooding, Idaho, the Little City of Rocks provides endless wandering through volcanic ash hoodoos and sagebrush desert.The parking area is less than two miles down a decently graded dirt road. In spring there is a water crossing. If yo...

    4.2 miles 800 ft gain

  • Camp at Three Island Crossing State Park

    Located in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, Three Island Crossing State Park is dedicated to the historic site of a ford on the Snake River of the Oregon Trail. To get there from Boise, travel on I-84 about 70 miles until you reach mile marker 121. Turn left ...

  • Relax at Big and Little Trinity Lakes

    Because of the altitude of the this lake, the road to it doesn't open up until mid to late July. You can still get to the lake, but it is a 6 mi round trip hike down a dusty dirt road. It gets old. When the road is open, you can drive right up to ...

    6 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike to Corbus Lake and Bald Mountain

    Soon after driving past James CreekSummit while heading towards Atlanta, a sign with 'Corbus Lake'written on it should appear on the uphill side of the road. The beginningof a small trail should be right beside it. Hike up this trailthrough some d...

    4.1 miles 1650 ft gain

  • Hike to Baker Lake

    From Baker Creek trailhead, head up the trail as it winds through pine forest and mountain meadows (if you time it right, this hike is ideal for seeing all kinds of wildflowers!). Some sections can be steep, but nothing small children shouldn't be...

    2.5 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike to Norton Lakes

    Starting at the Norton Lakes trailhead, travel up into the mountains through pine forest, with several small stream crossings (if you're going early in the summer, be prepared to wade). Although this trail packs on the elevation quickly, you're re...

    5 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike to Steel Lake

    Steel Mountain, which defines the highest point of the Boise National Forest, has the impressive qualities of its neighboring Sawtooths. From its few alpine lakes to its sharp cliff-like ridges, Steel Mountain has something for everybody, as long ...

    7.2 miles 1980 ft gain

  • Hike Carbonate Mountain

    Starting at 5,315ft elevation and ascending to 6,585ft, this short hike is a great way to see and experience Hailey, Idaho. From Hailey main street head west on Bullion St, the trailhead parking is to the right just after you cross the Big Wood Ri...

    1.88 miles 1306 ft gain

  • Hike through Draper Preserve

    Draper Preserve is a family friendly, dog friendly, photograph friendly hike accessible from the center of Hailey. Lion Park, the starting point of this hike, has ample parking, a covered picnic area, and bathroom facilities. In the winter there i...

    0.6 miles 100 ft gain

  • Camp at the Coyote Yurts

    The Coyote Yurts are a little known treasure within the Sawtooth National Forest. Built and maintained by Sun Valley Trekking, these yurts are equipped with everything you need for a weekend getaway during any season of the year. Adventurers who e...

  • Hike to Prairie and Miner Lakes

    The 7200' trailhead is suitable for any vehicle to arrival. In fact, this trail head may be the most suitable that I've seen in Idaho, with only a few miles on a gravel road.See this detailed Caltopo map for a better understanding of this route.Th...

    10 miles 1975 ft gain

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