Nothing feels more exhilarating than goosing it and power sliding across a good trail! There are over 1,000 miles of scenic trails to choose from in Southeast Idaho for four-wheeling, dirt biking, and razor rides. Begin your ATV journey on Green Canyon found in St. Charles by Bear Lake.
Next, take your ride through striking Caribou Forrest at Toponce Trailhead, located in Bancroft between Grace and Pocatello. Ride through the deep mountains and steep hills for a secluded
lunch or dinner in the great outdoors! If Toponce isn’t long enough of a ride, Lago Trailhead is right around the corner.
For an exhilarating ride, try the Caribou Loop Trail. With 200 miles of unforgettable terrain stretching from Southeast Idaho over to Wyoming, this trail has five trailheads and terrain for all types of riders. Also be sure to stop at Albert Moser! This campground is located on the banks of the Cub River, about nine miles from Preston. The
site’s cottonwood tree lined river and bright colored trails give riders not only a thrilling outing,
but great turn offs for selfies and landscape photos. With vibrant green woods in Spring and
Summer and earthy autumn colors during Fall, Southeast Idaho has all the rides you’ve been dreaming of.
Reminder, all non-residents must have a registration sticker for any off-road vehicle.
In this part of the country, we know how to combine fun with a good exercise. No matter your reason for mountain biking, Southeast Idaho has the trails to fit your riding st yle. Bloomington
Canyon is located right outside of Paris, Idaho, and is a moderately difficult ride for intermediate riders. The trail is nine miles in each direction and at the top is Bloomington Lake, a glacier-fed
mountain lake surrounded by limestone cliffs. For a spectacular ride through Idaho high country, visit Trail Canyon. It features 4.1 miles of lightly trafficked trail and 380 feet of elevation gain.
This beautiful trail is great for beginner to intermediate riders with photo opportunities always close by. For trails right by the city, go to Pocatello’s City Creek Trail System where you can find
52 miles of single-track trails suitable for all skill levels. Beginners can warm up on Rim trail, Bench, and Bail to get a taste of the terrain. Other great mountain biking trails include Diamond Creek near Bear Lake and Two-mile Trail in Malad.
THE TRAIL LESS TRAVELED
Pack a lunch, fill your water bottle, and grab your day pack! Southeast Idaho’s hiking trails are some of the best in the entire country. With fun trails and beautiful views, a good time is only a
trailhead away. Make sure to include a hike on Lava’s Centennial Trail during your vacation through Southeast Idaho. Hike up to the old Molybdenum Mine or to the landmark T’ on the side of the mountain. This trail is 2.2 miles with opportunities of seeing Idaho wildlife. Don’t forget to take pictures!
Scout Mountain Nature Trail is located in Pocatello and is a delightful t rip for families. It’s a 0.7-mile looped trail so an easy pace makes picture taking and off-trail exploring stress free. Also check out Willow Bay’s Nature Trail for idyllic walks along the American Falls Reservoir or Caribou Mountain in Soda Springs with deep forest wilderness. For a hike with stunning scenery, plan your next trip in nationally acclaimed Southeast Idaho forests and mountains.
Southeast Idaho is an outdoor recreational playground all year round. With choices in water activities and trails for mountain biking, hiking, and ATV rides, there’s something for everyone’s
agenda. Your outdoor cravings won’t be satisfied with only one trip!