Bear Gulch/Mesa Falls Trails

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The Bear Gulch/Mesa Falls trail system is one of the most scenic in Idaho, overlooking both Upper and Lower Mesa Falls and offering views of the Teton Mountain Range. The trail is a 9.1-mile round-trip to the Upper Falls, but shorter loops are available.
Idaho Parks and Recreation,  Waterfalls Northwest,  

Things To Know

  • 9 miles of trails groomed for cross-country skiing.
  • Snowshoeing is allowed off-trail but not on groomed trails.
  • The trailhead is shared with snowmobiles.
  • Park N' Ski permits are required and available through Idaho Parks and Recreation.
  • Check the East Idaho Park N' Ski information on the Idaho Parks and Recreation website for more information and trail maps.