Trail Details

  • Name: Imperial Gulch
  • Length: 9 miles
  • Level: Challenging
  • Elevation Change: 1550 ft.
  • Trail Type: Loop



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Trail Profile
Distance in miles, Elevation in feet
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Directions to Trailhead:
From the intersection of Highway 75 (Main St. Ketchum) and Sun Valley Rd. Head South on Highway 75 for 5.75 miles. Take a right (West) at the traffic light onto Greenhorn Rd. The parking area and trailhead are at the end of Greenhorn Rd., approximately 3.75 miles from the highway.

Trail Details:

  • Start by heading South from the parking lot towards the creek.
  • 0.25 miles At this intersection, turn right and head West.
  • 0.9 miles Turn left (Southwest) and cross the creek here to start heading up towards Greenhorn Creek.
  • 4 miles After enjoying the climb up the creek, turn left (South) here and head into Imperial Gulch.
  • 7.6 miles Turn left (Northeast) here and wrap around the hill back towards Greenhorn Creek.
  • 9 miles You are now back at the trailhead.
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