Boise, ID Trails and Parks

Boise has 73 trails in the vicinity, including 54 for mountain biking and 21 hiking trails. These trails range from 1.1 to 112 miles in length. The most popular trails are Grand Sawtooths Loop, Queens River Loop and Oregon Trail Historic Reserve Trail System. Trails.com member John D. recently completed Boise River Greenbelt.
  • Boise River GreenbeltView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2.5 hours, depending on ride distance and speed of travel.
    •  38 miles
    •  Guide

    Scenic pathway along the cottonwood-lined Boise River; good chance of seeing waterfowl such as great blue herons, and bald eagles in the winter. ...

  • Grand Sawtooths LoopView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    •  6-10 days
    •  65 miles
    •  Guide

    The Sawtooth Mountains contain some of Idaho’s most beautiful scenery. Though the famous views from the road are superb, if you really want to ...

  • Leslie GulchView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride really does contain "towering red spires, sheer rock walls, and pinnacles as high as 2,000' rising from the canyon floor." The biking ...

  • Hulls Gulch - Crestline TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  60 to 90 minutes.
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Lower Boise foothills. This is one of the central trails in the lower foothills; it branches off to at least 3 other Ridges to Rivers trails. ...

  • Highland - 8th Street - Camelback LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 to 60 minutes
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise's north-end and foothills. You are at the center of Boise's north end at Camelback Park. To avoid crowds, go at off-peak hours and m ...

  • Queens River LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    •  3-4 days
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    The Sawtooth Mountains have an embarrassment of riches, including colorful fields of wildflowers, jagged granite peaks, and gorgeous, high-elevation ...

  • Boise Greenbelt - Oregon Trail LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  27.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise River From downtown southeast, out past Lucky Peak Dam and back on the south side of the river along the Oregon Trail. This long loop takes ...

  • Shafer Butte LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  12.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Boise Front Range, Bogus Basin Ski Area. This ride takes you to the summit of the Boise Ridge. It gives you a good chance to see Bogus ...

  • Bruneau Dunes State Park: Big Dune HikeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Crane Creek - Corrals LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Immediate Boise Front foothills; close to town. Follows Crane Creek drainage and west to descend Bogus Basin Road. Numerous water crossings ...

  • Crestline - Sidewinder LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  60-75 minutes.
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise Front lower foothills, just north of downtown. The Sidewinder Trail section of this loop is the most technical part; there is exposure ...

  • Corrals - Bob's Trail LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Challenging technical singletrack ride; fun rolling up and down approach on Corrals Trail. Located two miles north of downtown Boise. Tread: ...

  • Rocky Canyon RoadView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise Front foothills, east of downtown Boise. This is some of the prettiest terrain in the Boise Front. For most of the way, the road is followed ...

  • Barber - Warm Springs LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  35 to 65 minutes.
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Barber Flats, a few miles east of Boise. This easy loop, just east of Boise, hugs the rimrock leading to the Boise River Canyon. Just south of ...

  • Table Rock LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  40 to 80 minutes.
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise Front foothills, just east of Boise. A great view of Table Rock's prow, including the cross and the communications towers; a social smorgasbord ...

  • Hulls Gulch - Sidewinder - Crestline LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 hours
    •  13.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Premium singletrack in the core of the Boise foothills trail system and a challenging descent on this trail. Located in the Boise Foothills. ...

  • Southwest AreaView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    The southwest corner of Idaho—which includes the cities of Boise, Nampa, and Caldwell and points south and west to the Oregon and Nevada borders— ...

  • Table Rock Lower LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  40 to 80 minutes.
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Northeast Boise foothills. Despite its proximity to downtown and its popularity with locals and tourists, this is one of the premier rides in ...

  • Castle Rock LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  20 to 30 minutes
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    East Boise foothills. Affording great views of east Boise and the front Range, this short loop around Castle Rock offers a range of rocky trails ...

  • Crestline - Curlew Ridge LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3.5 hours
    •  15.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Boise Front foothills, northwest of downtown Boise. An excellent view of Rocky canyon, some exposure. If you like big hills, this is a ride ...

  • Cartwright - Dry Creek LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours.
    •  17.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Foothills northwest of Boise. The middle reaches of the Dry Creek drainages, paradoxically, are sub-irrigated, and provide welcome verdure, ...

  • Cartwright - Pierce Park LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  45 to 60 minutes
    •  11.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Foothills northwest of Boise. A good winter ride, easy access and easy cruising with only one big hill.

  • 8th Street - Scott's Trail LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  60 to 90 minutes.
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Mid foothills of the Boise Front. This is a good example ride in the middle foothills (1,000-2,000 feet elevation above the valley floor below). ...

  • Eagle Ridge LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 to 50 minutes
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Old Fort Boise Military Reserve, just north of downtown. This is the closest singletrack to downtown. It covers some of the most varied terrain ...

  • Crestline - Mountain Cove LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Boise, ID

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  40 to 80 minutes.
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Lower foothills of the Boise Front, just north of downtown Boise. This is a wonderfully diverse ride that goes from wetlands to rugged ridges. ...