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Secesh To Loon Lake Trail

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800 West Lakeside Ave.
PO Box 1026
McCall, ID 83638

Phone:
208-634-0700

Description

This trailhead is just across the road from Ponderosa campground. To get there you drive over Lick Creek Summit and through Lick Creek canyon. With its rock fall, waterfalls, and hanging valleys this canyon is one of the most picturesque drives on the Forest. The trailhead begins by the Secesh Bridge north of Ponderosa Campground. The trail ends at the Chinook Campground off Warren Wagon Road. The total distance from campground to campground is approximately 15 miles. The elevation gain for the full 15 miles is only 1500 feet. Because of the lack of elevation gain this is a pleasant hike for most abilities and you can hike any distance you wish. The trail crosses several small streams as it meanders along the bends and curves of the Secesh River sometimes right along the river and other times 50 feet above it. The trail can be wide enough for 2 people to walk side by side and in other places it hugs the cliffs barely more than a goat's width. Across the river on the west side of the bridge is the Secesh horse camp. There is a hitching rail, loading ramp, and room to park horse trailers. (Trail Difficulty - Moderate)

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