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Best trails in Kaniksu National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Kaniksu National Forest, Idaho? AllTrails has 24 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Kaniksu National Forest ranging from 2.6 to 18.6 miles and from 2,122 to 6,916 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Kaniksu National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in northeastern Washington, the Idaho panhandle, and northwestern Montana.

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#1 - Harrison Lake Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Harrison Lake Trail is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sandpoint, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping,Show more
#2 - Mickinnick Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
Beautiful views of Lake Pend Oreille!Show more
#3 - Beehive Lakes
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Beehive Lakes is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacShow more
#4 - Roman Nose Lakes
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Users have reported that the road leading to the trailhead is rough and might require 4WD and high ground clearance.Show more
#5 - Gold Hill North Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Gold Hill North Trail is a 5.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sagle, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is Show more
#6 - Fault Lake
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 54 m
Fault Lake is a 12.4 mile out and back trail located near Sandpoint, Idaho and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also ableShow more
#7 - Chimney Rock
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 6 h 10 m
Chimney Rock is a 10.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Coolin, Idaho that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#8 - Pyramid and Ball Lakes Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Pyramid and Ball Lakes Trail is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#9 - Bottleneck Lake and Snow Lake
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 48 m
Bottleneck Lake and Snow Lake is a 10.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Upper Priest River Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 18.6 mi • Est. 9 h 6 m
Upper Priest River Trail is a 18.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nordman, Idaho that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
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