Best Easy Day Hikes Boise  by Natalie L. Bartley

Best Easy Day Hikes: Boise Guide Book

by Natalie L. Bartley (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Boise  by Natalie L. Bartley
This guide includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for seventeen easy-to-follow hikes in and around Boise, Idaho. Discover a region of diverse scenery and natural splendors- from the forested mountains and the lush river valley to the surrounding high desert of the Snake River plain.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Boise" Guide Book
Displaying trails 17 of 17.

Displaying trails 1 to 17 of 17.

Views of pyramid-shaped Stack Rock and the alpine slopes of Boise National Forest are constant companions on this hike through desert sagebrush, bunchgrass, and wildflowers. The remoteness of the upla ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.8
Walk through a high-elevation alpine ecosystem along a clear river on one of the few nonmotorized trails in Boise National Forest. Stunning rock outcroppings contrast with the surrounding forest. Smoo ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2.6
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For an alpine hike that features wildflowers in summer and colorful foliage in autumn, consider this nature trail in the Boise National Forest, 4 miles beyond the entry to Bogus Basin Mountain Recreat ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
Wildlife thrives in this twenty-four-acre natural area located next to the Boise River just minutes from busy downtown Boise. The wetlands and woods surrounding the trail provide food, shelter, water, ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
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Ascend to the top of the largest single-formation sand dune in North America. From your elevated status on the dunes, you can view the distant Owyhee Mountains to the south, Flat Iron Butte to the nor ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
This short hike provides a sample of the various trails in this area of the Ridge to Rivers Trail System. The Corrals Trail is shared with ranchers with grazing rights. This part of the trail system p ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.8
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Located on the Pacific Flyway bird migratory path, the refuge on the shore of Lake Lowell near Nampa is a designated Watchable Wildlife site famous for its bird-watching opportunities. Views of the ...
Nampa, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
Enjoy a short hike on a nature trail just off the Garden City Greenbelt Pathway, followed by a stroll along the Boise River. Trailside interpretive signs describe the insects and wildlife inhabiting t ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
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Enjoy a peaceful walk along the Boise River’s north bank next to beautiful residential homes on this pedestrian-only trail. Mature cottonwoods and silver maples provide shade in summer and colorful fo ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
Located in a secluded valley near the community of Hidden Springs, this trail offers a quick, steep hike in the Dry Creek drainage. A short ascent opens to views of Boise National Forest and the growi ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.1
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Designated as a National Recreation Trail, the Hulls Gulch Interpretive Trail passes through two types of distinct habitats. Sagebrush grasslands are part of the Great Basin desert that lines the hill ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9-7
This short greenbelt offers variety. During the irrigation season, typically April through September, the creek along the trail glitters in the sunshine and expands activity options to include fishing ...
Nampa, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
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A combination of vast views of the lush river valley, basalt cliffs, and history make this trail a must-do. Learn about the Oregon Trail while hiking near intact ruts left by the original wagon trains ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
Gently traverse sagebrush-covered hillsides and walk on high ridges offering views of Boise National Forest and the Treasure Valley below. Although near Boise, this hike provides a feeling of remotene ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.2
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Located along the North Channel of the Boise River, the trail meanders alongside the waterway, which runs year-round. Stroll among ancient cottonwood trees, with glimpses of Boise National Forest to t ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 1.4
An uphill climb, starting from behind the Old Idaho State Penitentiary, traverses to the top of Table Rock’s sandstone cliffs for a sweeping view of the Treasure Valley. Trailside interpretive signs d ...
Boise, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.3
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For a refreshing hike on a hot summer afternoon, try this short hike near downtown Boise. The major portion of the trail travels beside various bodies of water, offering fishing, wildlife viewing, and ...
Boise, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
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