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Overall, this is an intermediate trail great for hikes with family and friends, featuring beautiful views!


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.5

KM

Point to Point

2,690' 820 m

High

2,190' 668 m

Low

559' 170 m

Up

479' 146 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Views

Family Friendly There is a picnic area towards to middle/top of the trail to enjoy with family and friends!

Open March through November.

Description

Parking is available at the bottom of the trail with FREE parking.

This is a 2.8 mile round-trip intermediate hike. It features great views, tables towards the middle and top of trail, and a few challenges. The grade of the trails is generally friendly with a few steep parts that might be a little difficult for young children. There are a total of three viewpoints, at trail station 16 (Caribou Cabin), 20 (Grey Wolf), and 22 (Silver Tip).

Flora & Fauna

Plants on trail include snow-berries, Douglas-Fir, Ponderosa Pine, Wild Roses.

Contacts

Shared By:

Allen Svirgun

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 15 votes

#538

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  4.5 from 15 votes
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Trail Rankings

#7

in Idaho

#538

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Scenic view of Lake Coeur D'Alene
May 18, 2018 near Coeur d…, ID
Lake Coeur d'Alene
Sep 14, 2019 near Coeur d…, ID
Wolf Lodge Bay, an eastern arm of Lake Coeur d'Alene, is seen below from the north side of Mineral Ridge.  Forested hills and mountains stretch into the distance.
Jul 1, 2023 near Coeur d…, ID
Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail switchbacks through the woods as it climbs Mineral Ridge.
Jul 1, 2023 near Coeur d…, ID
Views of surrounding rugged, conifer forested hills from Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail.
Jul 1, 2023 near Coeur d…, ID
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