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Recommended Routes in Sawtooth National Forest - 15

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Favorite One of the best downhills in the area ... so fast, so beautiful.
Intermediate/Difficult

Greenhorn to Imperial Loop

10.6 mi 17.1 km 1,729' Up 527.03 m Up 1,729' Down 526.98 m Down

Ketchum, ID
Favorite Dry trail, but amazing scenery just north of downtown Ketchum
Intermediate/Difficult

Adams Gulch Loop/Griffin Butte Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 1,269' Up 386.64 m Up 1,262' Down 384.73 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Sunset on Corral Creek Trail
Intermediate

Corral Creek Out-and-Back

6.7 mi 10.7 km 715' Up 218.01 m Up 715' Down 217.94 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Stunning fall colors near the Ross Peak Saddle.
Difficult

Idaho Trail Segment 4

41.0 mi 66.0 km 6,538' Up 1992.76 m Up 4,146' Down 1263.56 m Down

Fairfield, ID
Favorite Starting the Ride
Intermediate

Monumental Jackpot of Descent

60.5 mi 97.4 km 3,121' Up 951.23 m Up 6,015' Down 1833.49 m Down

Hansen, ID
Favorite Nice jump action along the River Run Trail
Intermediate

Bald Mountain Big Descent

13.6 mi 21.9 km 411' Up 125.41 m Up 3,602' Down 1098 m Down

Ketchum, ID
Favorite Dry trail, but amazing scenery just north of downtown Ketchum
Intermediate

Adam's Gulch Beginner Loop

6.1 mi 9.8 km 687' Up 209.3 m Up 692' Down 211.04 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Riding on the White Cloud Trails.
Easy/Intermediate

White Cloud Trails - Outer Loop

4.2 mi 6.8 km 452' Up 137.66 m Up 449' Down 137 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Awesome scenery on Edge of the World
Difficult

Oregon Gulch Loop

25.7 mi 41.3 km 2,675' Up 815.41 m Up 2,675' Down 815.35 m Down

Sun Valley, ID

Sawtooth National Forest Biking

  • 806 Miles 1,297 Kilometers of Trail
  • 15 Recommended Routes
  • 24 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 58 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 41 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sawtooth National Forest - 108

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Forbidden Fruit Flow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID 21 
6.3 mi 10.1 km #2Fox Creek Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID 25 
10.9 mi 17.6 km #3Osberg Ridgeline #147
Intermediate/Difficult
Ketchum, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Ketchum, ID 18 
9.6 mi 15.5 km #4Trail #146: Eve Gulch/Old Adams Gulch Rd
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID 16 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Pale Rider
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
9.8 mi 15.7 km #6Wolftone-Curran
Difficult
Hailey, ID
Difficult
Hailey, ID
18.4 mi 29.7 km #7Deadline Ridge #541
Intermediate
Hansen, ID
Intermediate
Hansen, ID
5.5 mi 8.8 km #8Alturas Creek
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Castle Rocks Trail - Outer Loop
Difficult
Burley, ID
Difficult
Burley, ID
5.5 mi 8.9 km #10Deer Creek Trail (#158)
Difficult
Hailey, ID
Difficult
Hailey, ID

Photos of Sawtooth National Forest - 182

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Absolutely incredible views as you climb Cold Springs towards the top
Oct 10, 2019 near Ketchum, ID
Harper's is a super fun trail, with amazing views across the valley
Oct 10, 2019 near Sun Valley, ID
Summertime wildflowers on Osberg Ridge... so awesome!
Aug 16, 2018 near Ketchum, ID
Flowy singletrack coming down Adam's Rib
Aug 16, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID
fun for all ages
Sep 9, 2021 near Fairfield, ID
Lodgepole Gulch is a tough climb, but totally worth it for the views and the rippin' downhill!
Oct 10, 2019 near Ketchum, ID
Dry trail, but amazing scenery just north of downtown Ketchum
Aug 16, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID
Amazing flowers among the burn forest.  Interesting contrast.
Jul 30, 2014 near Ketchum, ID