Trail Details

  • Name: Prairie-Miner Lake
  • Length: 10 miles
  • Level: Challenging
  • Elevation Change: 1550 ft.
  • Trail Type: Loop



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Trail Profile
Distance in miles, Elevation in feet
trail profile

Directions to Trailhead:
From the intersection of Highway 75 (Main St. Ketchum) and Sun Valley Rd. Head North on Highway 75 for 16.5 miles. Take a left (West) onto Prairie Creek Rd. The trailhead and parking area are at the end of Prairie Creek Rd. approximately 2.5 miles from the highway.

Trail Details:

  • Start by crossing the West Fork of Prairie Creek and heading Southwest up Prairie Creek Canyon.
  • 2.25 miles Continue Southwest towards Prairie Lake past the turn for Miner Lake
  • 4.4 miles You are now at the beautiful alpine Prairie Lake. After enjoying Prairie Lake, head Northeast on the single track trail towards
    Miner Lake.
  • 6.2 miles Now you enjoy another scenic mountain vista at Miner Lake then head North down the trail towards Prairie Creek.
  • 7.7 miles Turn right (North) here and head back to the trailhead.
  • 10 miles You are now back at the trailhead. Use our Sun Valley Overview Map
    to explore other loops and trails in the area.