Salmon, ID Trails and Parks

Salmon has 16 trails in the vicinity, including 13 hiking trails and 9 for backpacking. These trails range from 0 to 161 miles in length. The most popular trails are Bighorn Crags: Ship Island Lake, Goldbug (Elk Bend) Hot Springs and Mormon Ranch Hot Springs. Trails.com member Keith M. recently completed Buck and Bear Valley Lakes.
  • Bighorn Crags: Ship Island LakeView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  3-4 days
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most spectacular areas in the Frank Church–River of No Return Wilderness. Witness stunning views of Ship Island Lake and ...

  • Goldbug (Elk Bend) Hot SpringsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike climbing to steamy soaks and hot waterfalls in a desert canyon. It’s a bathing suit/ birthday suit mix. A brisk climb up a craggy ...

  • Mormon Ranch Hot SpringsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Includes: Bighorn Crags. A rugged overnighter to a remote wilderness soaking box near the Middle Fork Salmon River. Swimwear superfluous. Middle ...

  • Buck and Bear Valley LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  2-5 days
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    There are two clusters of cirque lakes with excellent fishing amid the grandeur of the northern Lemhi Mountains. The lakes are beneath the pyramidal ...

  • Buck and Bear Valley LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  Overnighter
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    There are two clusters of cirque basin lakes with excellent fishing amid the grandeur of the northern Lemhi Mountains. This beneath the pyramidal ...

  • Stoddard LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  4-5 days
    •  22.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Here we have spectacular vistas of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River’s Impassable Canyon and the Bighorn Crags. It is a challenging yet rewarding ...

  • Stanley to Lost Trail PassView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  161 miles
    •  Guide

    Leaving Stanley on Idaho Highway 75, the route covers 161 miles, following the Salmon River north through Challis to Salmon before leaving the ...

  • Salmon AreaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    From Salmon and North Fork the adventurous can put in on the long, lively river ride down the Salmon River to Vinegar Creek just east of Riggins, ...

  • White Cap CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  5 -7 days
    •  52 miles
    •  Guide

    White Cap Creek is a major tributary of the Selway River and drains a significant area all the way up to the rugged Bitterroot Mountains along ...

  • Horse Creek Hot SpringsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    A roadside bathhouse near a remote campground in the Bitterroots. A haven for skinnydippers or chunkydunkers. (Ditto for swimsuiters.) Bubbles ...

  • Owl Creek Hot SpringsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Hiking  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike to seasonal hot pools in a wooded valley. Swimwear: first come, first served. The Owl Creek Trail is a gentle grade up the east side ...

  • Stoddard LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  4-5 days
    •  22.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Here we have spectacular vistas of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River’s Impassable Canyon and the Bighorn Crags. The hike to Stoddard Lake is ...

  • Bighorn Crags: Ship Island LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  3-4 days
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most spectacular areas in the Frank Church–River of No Return Wilderness. Witness stunning views of Ship Island Lake and the ...

  • Bighorn Crags: Reflection LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  4 days
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    This part of the Bighorn Crags hosts beautiful fishing lakes amid rugged scenery. There are fewer visitors than at the northern end of the Bighorn ...

  • White Cap CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    •  6-7 days
    •  45 miles
    •  Guide

    If you really want to get away from it all, this is the hike for you. It is quite a long hike into deep, deep wilderness with lakes and amazing ...

  • Lewis & Clark Trail: Salmon, Idaho to Darby, MontanaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Salmon, ID

    • Road Biking  
    •  77 miles
    •  Guide

    This eTrail covers one complete segment of the Lewis and Clark Trail written for road bikers. It contains an overview of the segment with all ...