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Idaho

Idaho is a picturesque state filled with beautiful scenery and warm, wonderful people. It's an ideal destination for family travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers, or those just looking for a relaxing getaway.

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  • Boise, Idaho

    Freddy's Stack Rock Loop

    4.0
    11.34 mi / 2044 ft gain
    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. Getti...
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  • Kimberly, Idaho

    Shoshone Falls

    4.3
    0.61 mi / 174 ft gain
    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, hop on the paved Centennial Trail and walk, run,...
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  • Kuna, Idaho

    Explore Kuna Caves, Idaho

    3.4
    To access the Kuna Caves, turn onto Kuna Cave Rd, then take a right on Black Cat Rd. Next turn left on an unmarked road - if you reach W. Dickman Rd you've gone too far. You will then need to open a cattle gate, designating public BLM land. Past the gate, follow the dirt "road" for a hundred feet...
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  • Elmore County, Idaho

    Explore the South Fork of the Boise River

    3.8
    In just over an hour, you can leave downtown Boise and arrive above Arrowrock Reservoir in a location so unique that you won't believe you're still in Idaho. The South Fork of the Boise River provides excitement for campers, wildlife lovers, and outdoor goers. Although I just visited for the firs...
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  • Boise County, Idaho

    Jennie Lake Trail

    4.0
    8.38 mi / 1998 ft gain
    Perhaps one of the best beginner-esque lake hikes closest to Boise, making your way to Jennie Lake can either be packed-in overnight or and out-and-back day hike. You'll be delighted by the secluded ambiance of the lake and the cool mountain breeze rushing through the pines. Getting There: Make ...
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  • Kooskia, Idaho

    Jerry Johnson Hot Springs

    5.0
    2.64 mi / 348 ft gain
    Note: crampons and hiking poles are a necessity for navigating this trail in the winter months. The trail can be steep in some places and very icy. Serious note: This area is used very frequently, resulting in abuse of the land. There is a problem with trash and clothing left behind. For this r...
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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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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Goat Lake via Iron Creek

    4.9
    7.96 mi / 1621 ft gain
    This moderate hike begins at Iron Creek Trailhead in the Sawtooth Mountains. Follow the trail through the forest and alongside Iron Creek. At 1.1 miles you will officially enter the Sawtooth Wilderness and soon after come to a marked junction. Turn left to follow Alpine Way Trail across Iron Cree...
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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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  • Saint Charles, Idaho

    Hike to Bloomington Lake

    4.8
    0.5 mi
    Bloomington Lake is deep in the mountains West of a small town called Bloomington. The road from the town to Bloomington Lake is a narrow dirt road. It takes about 35 minutes to take this road and most cars should be able to handle it. There's plenty of parking at the trailhead and some bathrooms...
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  • Shoshone County, Idaho

    Shadow and Fern Falls

    4.7
    0.76 mi / 233 ft gain
    See both Fern Falls, just 0.2 mile from the parking lot, and Shadow Falls (20-25 ft tall), a beautiful cascade among moss-covered rocks. A footbridge takes you behind the falls, as well. These waterfalls are best photographed in the early morning hours or at dusk and twilight, before the sun has...
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  • Kooskia, Idaho

    Weir Creek Hot Springs

    4.0
    0.72 mi / 174 ft gain
    After parking at the trailhead, follow the well defined trail on the left side of Weir Creek for about half a mile. The trail passes multiple campsites that see heavy use. The trail ends after this short climb at the hot springs. Enjoy the hot water! Tips: After passing Jerry Johnson Hot Spring...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Cramer Lakes via Redfish Inlet Trailhead

    4.0
    14.78 mi / 1880 ft gain
    Before beginning this hike, you'll want to take the ferry from the Redfish Lake Lodge to the other side of the lake, where the trailhead is. From there, you'll progress along the valley floor, following the Redfish Lake Inlet as towering Sawtooths rise up on both sides. During the first few miles...
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  • Stanley, Idaho

    Camp at Redfish Lake

    4.5
    There are plenty of camping spots all within walking distance of the lake or the outlet stream. There are also tons of hikes in the surrounding Sawtooth Mountain Range. The lake is known for its historic Sockeye Salmon runs. The lake is very close to Stanley Idaho and leads into the salmon river....
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Marten Lake and Kelly Lake

    5.0
    9.16 mi / 1434 ft gain
    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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  • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

    Tubbs Hill

    4.5
    2 mi / 325 ft gain
    Looking for a short adventure hike on a road trip or a beach to hang out at for a weekend? Tubbs Hill features a 2 mile loop trail that winds along the shoreline of Lake Coeur d'Alene and through an Inland Northwest pine forest. You will see wildlife such as deer, squirrel, and many wildflowers...
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