Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes
bike path

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click to see Photo Album The Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes bike path follows the Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way 72 miles from Mullan to Plummer. Many different communities, companies, and interest groups are impacted by the Trail. Links to some of them are on this page, along with useful information about current weather conditions, maps and local mountain bike trails.

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The current weather on Mullan Pass
elevation 6029 feet.
the current weather at Lookout Pass --
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This backcountry pass is on the Montana-Idaho divide, next to Lookout Pass, elevation 4725', where Interstate 90 is. The entrance to Lookout Pass Ski Area is at Exit 0.
Current view of I-90 traffic at Exit 0
camera facing northwest -- click to enlarge image

The Mullan Trailhead is six miles further to the west at an elevation of 3250 feet.
the current weather at Coeur d'Alene --
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The current weather on Lake Coeur d'Alene, elevation 2127'. This beautiful lake is beside you from Harrison to Heyburn State Park.
Pacific Northwest Enhanced Infrared Satellite Image
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Click to see more satellite images and regional weather.

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Harrison, Idaho, is the only city on Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes.
A very elegant and ambitious trail mapping website, called North Idaho Trails is being built by Rick Lovel. Three maps from his Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes section are presented here. Click on an image to enlarge it in a separate window.

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In this section, local pedal pumpin' fanatics show you their favorite trails right out of Wallace . These are rigorous rides for those with strong hearts and weak minds! Click on the photos to enlarge them in separate windows.
Nine Mile Road to Woodland Park in Burke Canyon
Nine Mile, 50% zoom, click to
Trails start at bend in Nine Mile Canyon Road
Looking down into Burke Canyon
   from Granite Ridge: Ride 3, picture 5
Looking down into Burke Canyon from Granite Ridge
Nine Mile Road to Gem in Burke Canyon
Ride 4, picture 4
Looking down into Nine Mile Canyon toward Wallace
Ride 4, picture 5
Jim and Del ready to descend

This page will hopefully soon contain lots of links to Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes webpages built by many different outdoor recreation enthusiasts, companies and organizations found along the Trail. If you would like to be represented here, please email your URL to me at for possible inclusion.
Thank you,
Greg Marsh



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last update on Thursday, March 02, 2006