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Gold Hill Trail - No. 3

Contact Info
Kaniksu National Forest
1500 Hwy. 2, Suite 110
Sandpoint, ID 83864

Phone:
208-263-5111
Basics
Length:
3.7 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
1 - 2 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1200 feet

Description

Closed to all motorized vehicles yearlong.

This trail is popular with hikers and mountain bikers. Located close to town and not too steep, this trail is a nice hike for the entire family. Panoramic views of Sandpoint, Lake Pend Oreille and the Selkirk Mountains are offered all along the route, but the best views are near the top. Visitors will enjoy various forest settings for the entire length of the trail. Don't forget the camera!

Details

Length:
3.7 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
1 - 2 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1200
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Talache

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Sandpoint, take Hwy. 95 south 2 miles to Bottle Bay Road; turn left onto Bottle Bay Road and go 4.8 miles to the trailhead located on the right. Access to upper trailhead: Take Hwy. 95 south 6 miles to Sagle Road; turn left onto Sagle Road and go 6 miles to Contest Mtn. Road 2642 (located on the left at the hairpin turn); turn left onto Road 2642 and go 6 miles to the trailhead.


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