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 incredible Outbound community.

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  • Hike or Ride to Stack Rock

    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 proxim...

    9 miles

  • Hike Mineral Ridge

    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...

    3.3 miles 1000 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...

  • Backpack to Marten and Kelly Lakes

    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 ...

    10 miles

  • Mountain Bike 'Around the Mountain' at Bogus Basin

    '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 y...

    9.5 miles 1450 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike to the Petroglyphs at Wees Bar

    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 gli...

    12.2 miles 1000 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 or Bike Table Rock Quarry Trail

    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 a...

    3.7 miles

  • Backpack to Pioneer Yurt

    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 Cree...

    3.5 miles 1650 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike at Corral Creek

    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 al...

    7 miles 600 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike the Huckleberry Bay Loop

    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 ...

    6.5 miles 1250 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike the Griffin Butte Loop

    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 uph...

    4 miles 700 ft gain