The best and most reliable information about where to go hiking in Idaho can be found in published trail guide books.  These sources have been “ground truthed” by the authors and are very affordable.  For every guidebook purchased through Amazon using the links below, ITA receives a portion of the proceeds to support our work.

North Idaho

100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest by Rich Landers (2nd Edition, 2003)

Trails of the Wild Selkirks by Dennis Nicholls (2004)

Trails of the Wild Cabinets by Dennis Nicholls with Jim Mellen (2nd Edition, 2008)

North Central Idaho

Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness by Scott Steinberg (2nd Edition, 2012)

Hiking Hells Canyon & Idaho’s Seven Devils Mountains by Fred Barstad (2001)

Southwest Idaho

Trails of Western Idaho by Margaret Fuller (updated and expanded 3rd Edition, 2006)

The Hiker’s Guide to Greater Boise by Scott Marchant (2012)

Central Idaho

Trails of the Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountains by Margaret Fuller (updated and expanded 5th Edition, 2011)

Trails of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness by Margaret Fuller (updated and expanded 2nd Edition, 2006)

The Hiker’s Guide to McCall & Cascade by Scott Marchant (2011)

The Day Hiker’s Guide to Sun Valley & Ketchum by Scott Marchant (2010)

The Day Hiker’s Guide to Stanley by Scott Marchant (2009)

Eastern Idaho

Trails of Eastern Idaho by Margaret Fuller and Jerry Painter (updated and expanded 3rd Edition, 2010)

Statewide

Hiking Idaho by Luke Kratz and Jackie Maughan (2nd Edition, 2001)