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Sun Valley Trail (Elkhorn / Ketchum Loop)
Ketchum / Sun Valley
Sun Valley Region
Status: Open
Region: Ketchum / Sun Valley
Difficulty: Beginner
Uses: Mt Biking, Hiking, Road Biking
Length: 6.5 miles
Start: 5,724'
End: 5,785'
Min: 5,724'
Max: 6,126'

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Description / Access Information
Sun Valley Trail: This paved multi-use pathway ties into the Wood River Trail and is part of the "crown jewel" of our pathway system here in the Wood River Valley.  This loop leaves the Wood River Trail near the Elkhorn stoplight on Hwy 75 and meanders up and through the community of Elkhorn before dropping down alongside the ski slopes of Dollar Mountain.  From there, the route turns west and Dollar Rd. and Sun Valley Rd. as it enters Ketchum.  Once in Ketchum, follow the 'bike lane' signs through town (right on Spruce, left on 4th St.) to be taken through town and reconnect with the Wood River Trail.

Safe Routes to School

Through a partnership with the BCRD, the Blaine County School District, Blaine County, and the municipalities in Blaine County, Mountain Rides has developed a Safe Routes to School program in Blaine County to promote walking and biking to school.  This is a healthy, sustainabale transportation choice for the community and involves the identification and development of key transportation routes from the Wood River Trail, local neighborhoods, and other pathways to key school locations throughout the Wood River Valley.  

More information is available at (208) 788-RIDE and or click here for a full pdf of the Safe Routes to School map!

*For more detailed descriptions, topo maps, and information on the history, geology, and wildflowers of the Wood River Valley pick up a copy of Exploring Sun Valley online or find it at one of several local shops.

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