The Best Mountain Biking in Idaho

Looking for the best mountain biking in Idaho? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Idaho. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

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Top mountain biking spots in and near Idaho

  • Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

    Hike or Ride to Stack Rock

    4.0
    9 mi
    The trail to Stack Rock is a well maintained path that generates a lot of attention due to its special destination. The famed rock overlooks the City of Trees and surrounding Treasure Valley. This trek is popular among locals because of its proximity to the city and its spectacular views. Getting...
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  • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

    Hike Mineral Ridge

    4.2
    3.3 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Wander through a classic Inland Northwest pine tree forest as you climb up to Mineral Ridge. At the top, explore historical Caribou Cabin and take the spur trail to the left to an abandoned mine. There is a lot of history scattered on this short loop hike! Continue past the cabin and take in v...
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  • Ketchum, Idaho

    Camp at the Coyote Yurts

    5.0
    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 enjoy mountain biking and backcountry skiing will n...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Backpack to Marten and Kelly Lakes

    5.0
    10 mi
    The Sawtooth mountain range consists of hundreds, maybe thousands, of small, crystal clear lakes. Because of the sheer number of lakes, there are many destinations where the foot traffic is considerably low. Most weekend packers will stick to the familiar: they find themselves hiking to Sawtooth ...
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  • Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

    Mountain Bike 'Around the Mountain' at Bogus Basin

    5.0
    9.5 mi / 1450 ft gain
    'Around the Mountain' is a local mountain bike favorite in Boise. To get there, head up Bogus Basin Road for the full 16 miles until you get to the ski parking lot. Park in the line of cars facing the ski slope. Once you've checked your bike and you're ready to ride, take the trail that begins ju...
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  • Murphy, Idaho

    Mountain Bike to the Petroglyphs at Wees Bar

    2.0
    12.2 mi / 1000 ft gain
    At Wees Bar, a remote area accessible only by bike or foot, explore hundreds of petroglyphs carved into glacial boulders by Native Americans 12,000 years ago. Begin at the Swan Falls Dam parking lot. Bring a fat bike in late summer and fall to glide over the dry, loose dirt that forms as the cany...
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  • Hailey, Idaho

    Hike Carbonate Mountain

    4.0
    1.88 mi / 1306 ft gain
    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 River.You have two choices when hiking Carbonate, yo...
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Hike or Bike Table Rock Quarry Trail

    4.3
    3.7 mi
    Boise has plenty of trails to choose from when it comes to short accessible hikes. If you're looking for panoramic views of the treasure valley then this is a great place to start.  Table Rock Quarry has 4 different trails to choose from ranging all skill levels and distances. There are a mix of ...
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  • Hailey, Idaho

    Backpack to Pioneer Yurt

    3.5 mi / 1650 ft gain
    This trek starts about 25 minutes from Ketchum, Idaho at the Hyndman Creek Trailhead. As a general rule of thumb, Sun Valley is a great place to be in the fall, and this adventure is no different. The hike itself follows the beautiful Hyndman Creek and is only about 3.5 miles, but the daunting st...
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  • Hailey, Idaho

    Mountain Bike at Corral Creek

    5.0
    7 mi / 600 ft gain
    Park at the Trail Creek trailhead 2.5 miles north of Sun Valley. Pedal north and cross a wooden bridge over Trail Creek. Climb onto the bench and bike straight across toward the burned trees. Turn left onto signed Corral Creek Trail #325.Nearly all of the 600 feet of climbing is done on the way o...
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  • McCall, Idaho

    Mountain Bike the Huckleberry Bay Loop

    6.5 mi / 1250 ft gain
    Park at the visitor center for Ponderosa State Park to start. If you don't want to pay for parking you can park in the residential area outside of town or even in town, which is only a mile away from the park and has bike friendly roads to get to the state park.  If you want more challenging down...
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  • Ketchum, Idaho

    Mountain Bike the Griffin Butte Loop

    4 mi / 700 ft gain
    Easily accessible from town, you can peddle right up to the trail. There is a small parking lot at the trailhead as well. This is one of those trails that are fantastic in either direction you choose to ride it. To jump right into the climbing uphill section and have a fun backend ride, hit it co...
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  • Kimberly, Idaho

    Mountain Bike at Indian Springs

    A total of 18 trails that you can connect for your ride. For flowy single track ride Lower Sugarloaf, Swamys, or Dry Gulch. For technical ride Brennan, Hot Shot, Upper Sugarloaf, or Backdoor. Trail maps at https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zNWx9iR6KKmY.kbh0RThbxRSc
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Quail - Harrison Hollows Loop

    4.33 mi / 807 ft gain
    Quail - Harrison Hollows Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Boise, Idaho.
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Table Rock Trail

    3.84 mi / 886 ft gain
    Table Rock Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Boise, Idaho.
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  • Ketchum, Idaho

    Murdock Creek

    6.41 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Murdock Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Ketchum, Idaho.
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