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Dry Creek

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Usage
Biking, Hiking
Dogs Friendly?
Yes
Length
7.8 mimiles
ElvElevation
3149'
Rating
Last Report
Trail is riding well right now and there are no reports of mud, deadfall, or snow.

One of the best. Formerly an “off the map” trail that Ridge to Rivers adopted in 2016, Dry Creek trail has seen a regrettable uptick in traffic, but an offsetting uptick in trail maintenance. Dry Creek is special because of its variety–it begins on dry, sketchy sandstone cliffs, and ascends to wet, green forest. Don’t let the name fool you: this trail is the least dry trail in Boise. There are tons of water crossings, some spanned by newly added bridges, others by skinny logs that hikers, jogger and advanced bikers can use to stay dry. Because the top (easternmost) section of the trail is steep and loose, most people use Dry Creek as a downhill, looped with Hard Guy or Shingle Creek as the uphill.

Recent Trail Reports

  • bewsurf22 May 23, 2018 at 1:54 pmRiding GREAT. Creek is a bit high still, but that is to be expected right now. Plan on getting wet feet. But that's what makes Dry Creek so AWESOME right?
  • kimlyons May 2, 2018 at 9:34 amAll clear on 5/1 and riding great - get some!
  • Kirk Cheney April 6, 2018 at 8:36 pmI rode lower Dry Creek today to the Shigle Creek cutoff and it was just dandy.
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  1. bewsurf22 says:

    Riding GREAT. Creek is a bit high still, but that is to be expected right now. Plan on getting wet feet. But that’s what makes Dry Creek so AWESOME right?

  2. kimlyons says:

    All clear on 5/1 and riding great – get some!

  3. Kirk Cheney says:

    I rode lower Dry Creek today to the Shigle Creek cutoff and it was just dandy.

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