Mackay, ID Trails and Parks

Mackay has 8 trails in the vicinity, including 6 hiking trails and 3 for backpacking. These trails range from 3.5 to 38 miles in length. The most popular trails are Borah Peak - Idaho Highpoint, Lost River Range Traverse and Bear Creek Lake. Trails.com member Steven H. recently completed Lost River Range Traverse.
  • Borah Peak - Idaho HighpointView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    • Climbing  
    •  7 to 12 hours
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Check out the earthquake "zipper" which runs along the hillside in front of you as you drive toward the campground. Borah Peak was the epicenter ...

  • Lost River Range TraverseView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    •  4-5 days
    •  38 miles
    •  Guide

    The little-traveled Lost River Range is virtually unknown to hikers outside of Idaho, and even many residents of the Gem State have only a vague ...

  • Bear Creek LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mackay, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a short hike into a small lake among big, really big mountains.

  • Lost River AreaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mackay, ID

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    The U.S. Forest Service, which manages the Mount Borah area, does allow for some informal camping at the base of the mountain (three sites for ...

  • Leatherman PassView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  Day Hike
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike provides astounding views of Idaho’s rooftop with ample climbing opportunities. The most difficult part of the hike is the long walk ...

  • Merriam LakeView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Merriam is one of Idaho’s most beautiful lakes, set in a large cirque basin and dominated by Mount Idaho, at 12,065 feet, Idaho’s seventh ta ...

  • Merriam LakeView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    •  2 days
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Merriam is one of Idaho’s most beautiful lakes, set in a large cirque and dominated by Mount Idaho, at 12,065 feet, Idaho’s seventh-tallest ...

  • Bear Creek LakeView Trail Details

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    Mackay, ID

    •  2 days
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a short hike into a small lake among big—really big—mountains.