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Tubbs Hill Main Trail

Intermediate
 4.4 (27) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

An incredibly scenic loop adjacent to downtown Coeur d'Alene Idaho.


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Map Key

2.0

Miles

3.2

KM

Loop

2,315' 706 m

High

2,142' 653 m

Low

252' 77 m

Up

252' 77 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · Views

Family Friendly This is an easy hike with beautiful views and easy access.

Bicycles, motor vehicles, alcohol, glass containers, smoking, campfires, and fireworks are prohibited.

Overview

This is an easy and scenic loop, close to downtown and great for the whole family.

Description

Tubbs Hill is "must see" if you are in the area. The 2-mile loop follows the shoreline of Coeur d'Alene Lake through evergreen forests, around the 120 acre Tubbs Hill park. There are multiple off-shoots that take you to scenic overlooks that are great places to picnic or meditate.

The trailhead is easily accessible from the downtown area and there is ample parking. This is a popular hike for locals, but the trail doesn't get particularly crowded. Winter access can be limited and is determined by the snow level.

For more information visit the City of Coeur D'Alene's Tubbs Hill website.

Flora & Fauna

This is a great example of local forest with groves of Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir. White Tailed Deer are common and the area has been known to host American Bald Eagles.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jason Fincher

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  4.4 from 27 votes

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Jul 25, 2022
Nick Kepf
4.3mi — 1h 56m
Jul 31, 2021
Nick Barendregt
Nice quick hike with family. Hiked the opposite direction indicated to end with the views over the water. Very accessible! 2mi — 0h 50m
Jun 5, 2021
Roy Miller
Hiked with various size kids from 12-1 1/2 with a stroller. Not stroller friendly. Fun little hike and nice little beaches. 2.4mi — 1h 24m
May 19, 2021
Ross Sauter
Sep 11, 2020
Laura Bulmahn
1h 00m
Jul 5, 2020
Ben P
2.5mi — 2h 15m
Jun 4, 2020
Kristy Slibsager
May 21, 2020
Will Schott
2mi — 1h 00m