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9 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Idaho Should Take

Idahoans may be known for their stamina, natural climbing and navigational abilities, and even an unrivaled passion for the great outdoors, but when it comes to immersing oneself in nature, the hike to get there doesn’t always have to be long and strenuous. There are literally thousands of trails across the state that are mere minutes from main cities, or require just a short trek through the wilderness to get somewhere absolutely incredible, scenic, remote, or photo-worthy. For a perfect adventure no matter the season, check out one of these easy trails that are under 5 miles, round-trip.

Even as the seasons change, these awesome hikes are short, easy, and perfect for all age levels. Which one will you try first?

For more great hikes, check out this unique nature trail and museum, or this fantastic historical hike in Wallace, or this stunning hidden canyon hike in Southern Idaho.

Jennifer
Super-rad musician, scholar, and cat enthusiast who digs Idaho sunsets and spontaneous nature walks. When not basking in Idaho's awesomeness for Only In Your State, you can find me lovingly concocting environmental goodness at TheBlueReview.org.