I'm all about hiking, but I don't want to break my back doing it! If you're looking for some easy, family friendly hikes in Idaho these 7 hikes in the Treasure Valley are the ticket! 


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  • 1

    Blue Lake Trail

    I was really excited to discover this hike because I'm traveling to Lake Cascade this weekend with my family. It's a 1.7 mile round trip hike that gives you a beautiful view of the lake at 423 feet.

  • 2

    Mores Mountain

    This is a 1.9 mile hike around Bogus Basin State Park. The top offers an awesome view of the Treasure Valley.

  • 3

    Jump Creek Trail

    My son just did this hike with a friend this summer. He said it was a really cool hike, the pictures looked amazing, and it's only 1/2 a mile so just about anyone can do it. You'll find it just outside of Marsing.

  • 4

    Castle Rock Trail

    This is a 2 mile loop in Boise. It actually connects to the Table Rock Hike, so if you want the same views this is something new to try!

  • 5

    The Red Tail and Lookout Loop Trails

    This hike is 1.2 miles near Boise. This time of year you'll find beautiful wildflowers and it's also a great place to go horseback riding.

  • 6

    Anderson Ranch Reservoir

    This is a 1.7 mile hike near Mountain Home. The views of the reservoir are absolutely gorgeous.

  • 7

    Oregon Trail Historic Reserve

    The longest hike on this list. It's a 2.8 mile hike near Boise that offers a beautiful view of Lucky Peak!