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Scotchman Peak Trail - No. 65

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

Phone:
208-263-5111
Basics
Length:
4.2 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
1.5 - 2.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3729 feet

Description

Closed to all motorized vehicles April 1 to November 15 except snowmobiles.

This is a very steep trail providing views of rugged alpine scenery and vistas of Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River Valley. This is the high country and a family of mountain goats can often be seen or heard from the summit.

There is no water on this trail so remember to bring plenty of drinking water for yourself and don't forget water for your dogs or stock.

Details

Length:
4.2 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
1.5 - 2.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3729
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Clark Fork NE

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Sandpoint take Hwy. 200 east 25 miles to Clark Fork; turn left at Lightning Creek Road and go 1.2 miles (do not take Road 419) to the fork in the Road; take the fork to the left and go 1.4 miles; turn right and go 1 mile; turn left and go ½ mile; turn left and go 2.1 miles; turn left to the trailhead. It is a total of 6.3 miles from Hwy. 200.


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