Horseback Riding

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  • Apollo-memorial lunch

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    near Easley Hot Springs, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    9.24mi
    Elevation +
    1926f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofApollo-memorial lunch Photo ofApollo-memorial lunch Photo ofApollo-memorial lunch

    Up Apollo creek, memorial lunch, then down Norton creek. 18 back country horsemen came to lunch. This was a loop and not down and back like year before. Use driving directions into the parking area from 2022 ride. (Driv...

  • Stanley lake-elk mountain loop

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    near Stanley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.19mi
    Elevation +
    945f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofStanley lake-elk mountain loop Photo ofStanley lake-elk mountain loop Photo ofStanley lake-elk mountain loop

    Start at Stanley lake-parking is up and to right of lake. Don’t park in campground. Went with Cheryl and Michele on Ela and started ride about 2:30. Stopped and ate in first big meadow we came to. Fairly easy with not mu...

  • Pioneer cabin up and back

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    near Elkhorn Village, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    8.23mi
    Elevation +
    2461f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofPioneer cabin up and back Photo ofPioneer cabin up and back Photo ofPioneer cabin up and back

    No loop. Cheryl, Lisa Paulos ,Gayelynn, Sonja on Lu and me on Ela. I went on to smiley creek and others back to east fork or home. Started raining and cold on top as we finished lunch. Got Warner on way down.

  • Lamar Valley Yellowstone

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    near Soda Butte (historical), Wyoming (United States)
    Distance
    11.39mi
    Elevation +
    312f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofLamar Valley Yellowstone Photo ofLamar Valley Yellowstone Photo ofLamar Valley Yellowstone

    Our trip to Yellowstone is an overnighter. The group visits Hayden Valley on one day then stays overnight in Gardinar Montana. Some rent a room in Gardinar, others camp outside town at the Eagle Creek Campground. The cam...

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  • Lake Channel

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    near Quigley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    10.03mi
    Elevation +
    482f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofLake Channel Photo ofLake Channel Photo ofLake Channel

    This trail goes along the Snake River, South of American Falls. It is an early season ride to give horses exercise. Beautiful views of the Snake River. Good variety of terrain. Most trails are compact sand but there is s...

  • Harriman

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    near Easley Hot Springs, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.72mi
    Elevation +
    577f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofHarriman Photo ofHarriman Photo ofHarriman

    I think I musta left the ap running when we drove back? We didn’t go 8 mph. We left my trailer at galena horse corrals and road back with horses in Cheryl’s trailer to the prairie lake road and drove in a ways to the p...

  • Swamp Cr. - Martin Lake - Trap Cr.

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    near Cape Horn (historical), Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.87mi
    Elevation +
    1440f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofSwamp Cr. - Martin Lake - Trap Cr. Photo ofSwamp Cr. - Martin Lake - Trap Cr. Photo ofSwamp Cr. - Martin Lake - Trap Cr.

    Swamp Cr. - Martin Lake - Trap Cr. Drive toward Lowman 12.5 miles from Stanley. Pass Trap Cr. TH and park in big meadow on L side of highway. Buddy ride/car pool to Swamp Cr. TH (about 2.5 miles up highway). Campground ...

  • Little casino to sunny gulch buddy ride

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    near Lower Stanley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.29mi
    Elevation +
    1742f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofLittle casino to sunny gulch buddy ride Photo ofLittle casino to sunny gulch buddy ride Photo ofLittle casino to sunny gulch buddy ride

    Buddy ride. Drop one vehicle at sunny gulch second entrance just past redfish. Then Go past lower Stanley towards sunbeam several Miles and turn and go over bridge that says casino trail heads. (Big and little start ther...

  • Alpine lake

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    near Stanley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    7.20mi
    Elevation +
    830f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofAlpine lake Photo ofAlpine lake Photo ofAlpine lake

    Cheryl on Santiago, and I was on Lujoso and Lisa Garrison (my travel nurse) was on Ela. We attempted to ride to Sawtooth Lake or at least to Alpine and then hike up to Sawtooth to see if they fixed the blowout on the tra...

  • Redfish ridge/grand mogul

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    near Obsidian, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    10.37mi
    Elevation +
    1033f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofRedfish ridge/grand mogul Photo ofRedfish ridge/grand mogul Photo ofRedfish ridge/grand mogul

    Entered at decker flats and followed nice gravel road toward the trees on this side of the ridge before redfish lake. Rode a nice dirt trail mostly in the trees along redfish lake opposite bench lake trail. We turned aro...

  • Webber Creek

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    near Nicholia (historical), Montana (United States)
    Distance
    8.10mi
    Elevation +
    2753f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofWebber Creek Photo ofWebber Creek Photo ofWebber Creek

    The ride, one way, is more than eight miles long and includes 4000 ft of climbing. The trail is rocky and barefoot horses get sore. Total fatigue score calculation (16.2 miles/3 + 3950/1000) equals 9.4. The top lake is a...

  • Rash Canyon

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    near Swan Valley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    13.82mi
    Elevation +
    1831f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofRash Canyon Photo ofRash Canyon Photo ofRash Canyon

    The is a great late spring or early summer ride. After climbing to Fourth of July Ridge the return route will go down the south fork of Fall Creek. Another ride in this area is the Echo Creek ride which starts lower on t...

  • Moonlight Mine

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    near Pocatello, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    8.99mi
    Elevation +
    1801f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofMoonlight Mine Photo ofMoonlight Mine Photo ofMoonlight Mine

    Long forgotten are the Chinese who dug this horizontal shaft mine, in sight of another mountain nearby called "Chinks" peak until its name was changed to chinese peak. They came for gold in the 1860s, made up 28.5% of Id...

  • Alaska Basin

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    near Alta, Wyoming (United States)
    Distance
    16.66mi
    Elevation +
    3832f
    TrailRank
    30| Rating 1.0
    Photo ofAlaska Basin Photo ofAlaska Basin Photo ofAlaska Basin

    Best time to ride is August or September. It climbs to Hurricane Pass which has a good view of the Tetons. Many riders go back the way they came, however for the adventuresome, the map shows the route down Roaring Creek ...

    This is not a good trail in the roaring fork area. Definitely NOT recommended, best to avoid. Horses have had to be put ...
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  • Fog Hill Trek

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    near The String, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    15.18mi
    Elevation +
    3219f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofFog Hill Trek Photo ofFog Hill Trek Photo ofFog Hill Trek

    The trailhead is a large parking area high up on the N Fork of Rainy Creek. The road to the trailhead starts at Pine Creek Pass (NF-253). This trailhead is the lunch spot for the Rainy Creek Ride. The trek was done to...

  • Saint Anthony Sand Dunes

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    near Sarilda, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    7.76mi
    Elevation +
    135f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofSaint Anthony Sand Dunes Photo ofSaint Anthony Sand Dunes Photo ofSaint Anthony Sand Dunes

    Easy Spring Ride. We had to work our way around a fence that you can see in one of the pictures. It was interesting riding on the dunes. Rides in the this section of the Desert are closed until May 1st to protect wild...

  • Malad Summit

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    near Daniels, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    7.01mi
    Elevation +
    1716f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofMalad Summit Photo ofMalad Summit Photo ofMalad Summit

    Located S end of Portneuf River Area, E side of Elkhorn Peak The trail makes a loop between Mill Creek and Canyon Creek. Unfortunately for horseback riders, most other trails in this general area have been groomed for...

  • Blair Lake

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    near Staley Springs, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    8.64mi
    Elevation +
    1890f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofBlair Lake Photo ofBlair Lake Photo ofBlair Lake

    Milage above is one way. I would recommend the alternate trailhead. The Continental Divide Trail "CDT" route from Red Rock Pass is not particularly interesting and has some risky spots. The first caution icon is place...

  • Marshal lake part way

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    near Stanley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    6.93mi
    Elevation +
    1017f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofMarshal lake part way Photo ofMarshal lake part way Photo ofMarshal lake part way

    Just Lujoso and me. Ran into downfall and finally came to a big tree across the trail with no way around when I was almost 3.5 miles into a 4.5 mile trail to Marshall lake, so I turned around and went back down to a nice...

  • South Boone

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    near Judkins, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    16.48mi
    Elevation +
    2927f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofSouth Boone Photo ofSouth Boone Photo ofSouth Boone

    This is an interesting ride. It is about 16.5 miles long and has 3368 feet of climbing. The horse fatigue factor would be calculated as 8.9, a hard ride. Obsidian rocks were seen on a section of the trail that climbs up ...

  • Mesa falls

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    near Warm River, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    17.17mi
    Elevation +
    1070f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofMesa falls Photo ofMesa falls Photo ofMesa falls

    Mesa Falls is one of the last rides of the season. Trailer Parking is in a large pull off on the NW side of the Mesa Falls Scenic Byway. Parking is right above the canyon used by Bear Gulch Ski Basin. The Ski area closed...

  • Blue Creek

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    near Rea, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    8.78mi
    Elevation +
    2392f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofBlue Creek Photo ofBlue Creek Photo ofBlue Creek

    A nice up and back ride to the top of Reas Peak, on the Continental Divide, and on the border of Idaho and Montana. Looking north is the Roaring Creek Drainage. In three years I would explore Roaring Creek and camp overn...

  • Badger creek

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    near Clawson, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.29mi
    Elevation +
    2559f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofBadger creek Photo ofBadger creek Photo ofBadger creek

    This is a nice mid-summer ride. We went there on June 8th and there was almost too much snow to get to the top at Dead Horse Pass. From the pass you will look down S Bitch Creek towards Hidden Corral Basin (see ride with...

  • Snake River Canyon Rim

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    near Swan Valley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.01mi
    Elevation +
    1818f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofSnake River Canyon Rim Photo ofSnake River Canyon Rim Photo ofSnake River Canyon Rim

    Do not park in the field. Park along the dirt road. Farmer worries hot exhaust may start crop fire. Riders can choose to ride along the Snake River Bluff, up Dry Canyon or down to the Snake River. Free Campsites ne...

  • Echo Canyon

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    near Swan Valley, Idaho (United States)
    Distance
    11.36mi
    Elevation +
    2343f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofEcho Canyon Photo ofEcho Canyon Photo ofEcho Canyon

    As I remember, the start of the ride passes an open quarry. I just don't remember much about the loop that is shown on the map. I know that the ride can be taken as an up and back going to Deadhorse Ridge. Click "View...

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