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Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (13)

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 13 votes

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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

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May 17, 2021
Ross Sauter
Jul 10, 2020
Jonathan Hale
Jun 20, 2020
Robert Rochette
Jun 3, 2020
Chris Pawlowski
Beautiful hike around the ridge - great views of Lake Coeur D'Alene. 2.6mi — 1h 02m
May 22, 2020
Will Schott
Great short hike!
Oct 18, 2019
Michael Thomas
4.2mi
Sep 13, 2019
Chelsey Hall
3h 00m
Sep 3, 2019
Ryan Walsh