As we enter the summer months you may want to take your walking from indoors on a treadmill to walking in Idaho’s beautiful outdoors. All throughout Idaho there are walking trails that suit all needs. If you are just starting out or if you’re an avid hiker, you can find your perfect trail in any city. Listed below are some of the top-rated trails in Idaho.
North – Coeur d’Alene
Canfield Mountain Natural Area Loop
Canfield Mountain Natural Area Loop is a 1-mile trail located near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
This trail is great for all skill levels. Go for a walk, hike, or just enjoy the beautiful views of nature. You can also bring your four-legged friends out for a trip. The best time to go is from April through October.
Southwest – Boise
Table Rock Trail
Table Rock is a 3-mile trail located near Boise, Idaho. This trail is for a moderate skill level, so make sure you are prepared with plenty of water, a snack, and any other essential items. There is heavy-use during the daytime hours, but sunset hikes are most favorable to those trail enthusiasts. Also, enjoy the day with your dog or horse. The best time to go is from March through November.
South Central – Twin Falls
Snake River Canyon Rim Trail
Snake River Canyon Rim Trail is a paved, 10-mile-long trail within Twin Falls, Idaho. This trail can be used by all skill levels. Enjoy a walk, run, hike, or bike along the Snake River Canyon with its unbeatable views. Once you get to the Perrine Bridge, you can take a break or have a picnic and watch the BASE jumpers leap off the bridge. Take your dog-friend too!
Southeast – Pocatello
City Creek Beginner Loop Trail
City Creek Beginner Loop Trail is a 2.6-mile-long trail near Pocatello, Idaho. Just as the title describes it, the trail can be used by beginners and all other skill levels. This trail is known for its scenery and has additional trails that connect for mountain biking. Go for a walk or hike with your kids and dogs. The best time to go is from March to October.