Mine Fork of Cherry Creek

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Mine Fork of Cherry Creek is a 2.7 mile out and back trail located near Downey, ID and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible from March until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

2.7 miles 644 feet Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

horseback riding

A nice creekside hike to a meadow and old miners cabin This pretty hike follows Cherry Creek for a ways, then a tributary to a pleasant meadow, where the remains of a miners log cabin still exist. The trail follows the creek, (good fishing) upstream through a variety of trees, wildlife, and views, then turns into a heavy pine forest a short distance to the meadow. Several loops can be made from this hike. The old mine shaft can still be visited about a mile further up this canyon, although bushwhacking is required after a short distance.

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