14 Magnificent Trails You Have To Hike In Idaho Before You Die

Idaho’s endless beauty and unrivaled wilderness opportunities boast scenic perfection, challenge even the most skilled outdoorsman, and allow nature lovers to immerse themselves in Gem State beauty the way it was intended.

From the rugged Sawtooth Mountains to the forgotten corners of the Gem State’s national forests, our magnificent state offers adventures for every hiker. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon stroll or a backcountry adventure, you’ll find it! While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are 14 of the best trails and routes the Gem State has to offer. In no particular order:

Your current location and stamina level will definitely determine how many of these beautiful hikes are feasible trips for you, which is why we created such a geographically diverse list. But Idaho truly is a hiking wonderland, so don’t be afraid to explore outside of these trail favorites. And, if the best hike you’ve ever taken wasn’t featured, be sure to let us know about it – or just send some pictures our way to entice us!

Now, what are you waiting for? Go lace up those hiking boots!