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Bike Trails Near Silver

Mountain Biking at Silver Mountain Resort

The Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes

The Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes is a 73-mile paved Idaho bike trail spanning the Idaho panhandle between Mullan and Plummer. It was created through a unique partnership between the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, Union Pacific Railroad, the U. S. Government and the State of Idaho.

The bike trail begins in the historic Idaho Silver Valley, borders Silver Mountain Resort's west parking lot, continues along the Coeur d'Alene River, past scenic Lake Coeur d'Alene and through rolling farmland to Plummer, Idaho. Twenty developed trailheads provide entry points, including one near Silver Mountain, and there are 17 scenic waysides along the bike route for picnicking. 

Visit the Friends of the Coeur d'Alene Trails for more information.

 

Route of the Hiawatha

The Route of the Hiawatha is the "crown jewel" of Idaho rail-to-trail mountain bike routes. It was said to be one of the most breathtaking scenic stretches of railroad in the country, accessible by Interstate 90 at the Idaho/Montana state line - 22 miles east of Silver Mountain's Gondola Village in Kellogg, Idaho.

The Hiawatha Trail is typically open daily from the end of May thru the end of September (dependent on weather) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST. Check for an updated schedule.

The 15-mile rugged Bitterroot Mountain trail winds through 10 tunnels and 7 high trestles between Montana and Idaho.

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