Best Horseback Riding in Idaho

This list represents the most popular horseback riding in Idaho. Use this list to plan your next Idaho horseback riding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Adams Gulch Area Trails

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    Ketchum, ID

    Adams Gulch is a heavily used area due to its close proximity to Ketchum. The trails here are used by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Please be considerate of others ...
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Adams Gulch is a heavily used area due to its close proximity to Ketchum. The trails here are used by hikers, trail runners, ...

  • #2 Middle Canyon

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    Howe, ID

    Come and play among amazing rock formations, cliffs, and unusual vegetation in a very narrow canyon. The road is primitive, but a sedan can follow it up the big alluvial fan (Saddle Mountain ...
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Come and play among amazing rock formations, cliffs, and unusual vegetation in a very narrow canyon. The road is primitive, ...

  • #3 English Point Yellow Loop

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    Hayden Lake, ID

    The English Point Yellow Loop (Trail 80) is the longest of the five loop trails in the English Point Trail System. Somewhat unusual in this suburban setting, these trails are on an isolated parcel ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The English Point Yellow Loop (Trail 80) is the longest of the five loop trails in the English Point Trail System. Somewhat ...

  • #4 Deadwood River Road

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    Boise National Forest, ID

    Deadwood River Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boise County, Idaho. It is within Boise National Forest. It is 6.7 miles long and begins at 3,700 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  6.7 miles

    Deadwood River Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boise County, Idaho. It is within Boise National Forest. It is ...

  • #5 Duck Lake Trail

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    Payette National Forest, ID

    Duck Lake Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Valley County, Idaho. It is within Payette National Forest. It is 11.0 miles long and begins at 6,557 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  11.0 miles

    Duck Lake Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Valley County, Idaho. It is within Payette National Forest. It is ...

  • #6 Polecat Gulch Reserve: Polecat Loop Trail

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    Boise, ID

    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 ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Gently traverse sagebrush-covered hillsides and walk on high ridges offering views of Boise National Forest and the Treasure ...

  • #7 Kirkham Road

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    Boise National Forest, ID

    Kirkham Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boise County, Idaho. It is within Boise National Forest. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 3,972 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Kirkham Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boise County, Idaho. It is within Boise National Forest. It is 0.9 miles ...

  • #8 Lime Creek Road

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    Salmon-Challis National Forest, ID

    Lime Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Custer County, Idaho. It is within Salmon-Challis National Forest. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 5,610 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  4.1 miles

    Lime Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Custer County, Idaho. It is within Salmon-Challis National Forest. ...

  • #9 Boise National Forest: Crooked River Trail

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    Boise, ID

    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. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Walk through a high-elevation alpine ecosystem along a clear river on one of the few nonmotorized trails in Boise National ...

  • #10 Hidden Springs: Red Tail and Lookout Loop Trails

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    Boise, ID

    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 ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in a secluded valley near the community of Hidden Springs, this trail offers a quick, steep hike in the Dry Creek ...

  • #11 Reid W. Merrill Sr. Community Park: Eagle Pathways

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    Boise, ID

    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 ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1.4 miles
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    Located along the North Channel of the Boise River, the trail meanders alongside the waterway, which runs year-round. Stroll ...

  • #12 English Point West

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    Hayden, ID

    The trails in the English Point Trail System are on an isolated parcel of national forest land, somewhat unusual in this suburban setting. Because of the gentle grades of these routes and the ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The trails in the English Point Trail System are on an isolated parcel of national forest land, somewhat unusual in this ...

  • #13 Corrals Trail: Miller Gulch Trailhead to Corrals-Bogus Basin Road Trailhead

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    Boise, ID

    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 ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This short hike provides a sample of the various trails in this area of the Ridge to Rivers Trail System. The Corrals Trail ...

  • #14 Mount Coeur d’Alene

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    Coeur d'Alene, ID

    Make the fairly strenuous climb up Caribou Ridge on the Caribou Ridge National Recreation Trail, passing several viewpoints along the way, before reaching the Mount Coeur d’Alene Picnic Area ...
    •  10.9 miles
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    Make the fairly strenuous climb up Caribou Ridge on the Caribou Ridge National Recreation Trail, passing several viewpoints ...

  • #15 Avimor: Burnt Car Draw Trail

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    Boise, ID

    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 ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Views of pyramid-shaped Stack Rock and the alpine slopes of Boise National Forest are constant companions on this hike through ...

  • #16 Mount Coeur d’Alene

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    Coeur d'Alene, ID

    Hike through the Douglas fir, grand fir, western hemlock, western white pine, and western larch forest to the cabin at the summit of Mount Coeur d’Alene. The lower part of the trail up to the ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.7 miles
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    Hike through the Douglas fir, grand fir, western hemlock, western white pine, and western larch forest to the cabin at the ...

  • #17 Chilco Mountain National Recreation Trail

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    Athol, ID

    Hike from a remote trailhead to the ridgeline of Chilco Mountain. Then follow the ridge south to the open subalpine summit of North Chilco Peak, with its great view of Lake Pend Oreille. Continue ...
    •  5 hours
    •  9.9 miles
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    Hike from a remote trailhead to the ridgeline of Chilco Mountain. Then follow the ridge south to the open subalpine summit ...

  • #18 Whitetail–Shoeffler Butte Loops

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    Plummer, ID

    The Whitetail Loop is aptly named. White-tailed deer are common all along the way, as are bear tracks and sign. Generally following easy grades, the route traverses the open forests typical of ...
    •  5 to 6 hours
    •  10.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Whitetail Loop is aptly named. White-tailed deer are common all along the way, as are bear tracks and sign. Generally ...

  • #19 Lakeshore Loop Trail

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    Plummer, ID

    Hike along the shoreline of Chatcolet Lake from Hawley’s Landing Campground to the Indian Cliffs Trailhead. Along the way, make a side trip on the boardwalk out into Plummer Creek Marsh. Then ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike along the shoreline of Chatcolet Lake from Hawley’s Landing Campground to the Indian Cliffs Trailhead. Along the way, ...

  • #20 Fireplace to Mission Mountain Summit

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    Tensed, ID

    Hike the mostly gentle trail along Skyline Ridge in Idaho’s second-oldest and thirdlargest state park. Elk or at least their tracks can be found all along this route, and white-tailed deer may ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike the mostly gentle trail along Skyline Ridge in Idaho’s second-oldest and thirdlargest state park. Elk or at least their ...