Best Running in Idaho

Looking for the best running 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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  • Explore Shoshone Falls

    From Highway 93 in Twin Falls turn east onto Falls Avenue. After two miles turn left onto Champlin Road and continue to the entrance of Shoshone Falls Park. Enjoy a view of the waterfalls from one of the many lookout decks. For a longer adventure,...

    2.8 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike Tubb's Hill

    The trail begins at the base of Tubb's Hill, located just on the outskirts of the Coeur d'Alene Resort. There is usually a fair amount of people on the trail come good weather, though the hike is secluded, quiet, and relaxing for the most part.It ...

  • 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

  • Hike along Palisades Creek

    The Palisades Creek Nature Trail is a fun little hike with many photographic opportunities. You can make the hike as short or long as you want, so once you're done taking photos, turn back around and head to your vehicle. The trail does eventually...

    2 miles 1827 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

  • 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

  • Hike Scotchman Peak

    Start in the morning and beat the heat. This hike is switchbacks all the way to the top, no flat spots. Take a break at a small dirt clearing about halfway from the top. Keep pushing and you can arrive at the summit (7009 feet) within 3 hours. On ...

    8 miles 3651 ft gain

  • Hike Eagle Loop

    This is a well-maintained trail that's fairly easy. You hike through a forested area to eventually reach the top of a sage-covered ridge offering expansive views of the surrounding area before descending back down to a lovely meadow and more fores...

    2.5 miles

  • Whitewater Raft the Main Salmon River

    The section of the Salmon River between Corn Creek and Carey Creek, known as the "Main" among boaters, flows through the second deepest canyon on the continent (only Hells Canyon is deeper).  The Main is one of the best all around river trips in t...

    80 miles -1000 ft gain