Idaho Falls Greenbelt - Hike near Idaho Falls, Idaho
Idaho Falls,Idaho
43.496396403962336, -112.04132348299026
0.5 miles NW of Idaho Falls, Idaho
GPS: 43°29'47.0"N 112°2'28.8"W
Maps | Directions
State: Idaho
Trails/Routes: 1.0-7.5 mi

Hike

The Idaho Falls Greenbelt is one of Idaho Falls charms located in the heart of Idaho Falls, next to the historic Idaho Falls downtown. The paved foot-trail is approximately 6 miles around, following the river plus brings you past the hotels and some of restaurants in Idaho Falls. The trail is enjoyed by bicyclists, joggers or pedestrians who just want to relax and check out the sites beside the 22 foot waterfall, stretching over 600 feet wide. You cross the Broadway Bridge (on the west bank) to get a great view of the entire length of the falls. The path takes you down Riverside Drive, through the South side of downtown Idaho Falls, past the War Veterans Memorial, past a scenic viewing area, alongside fisherman's park, and more.

Broadway to John's Hole & Around 2.3 miles
John's Hole to Freeman Park 0.4 miles
Around Freeman Park 1 mile
Broadway to Pancheri & Back 1.4 miles

Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don't feed the wildlife.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Idaho Falls, Idaho

  1. Head northeast toward Poplar St (79 ft)
  2. Slight left onto S Blvd (407 ft)
  3. Turn left onto Birch St (0.2 mi)
  4. Turn right onto Yellowstone Ave (381 ft)