Big Trees Trail Loop

MODERATE 10 reviews

Big Trees Trail Loop is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and mountain biking and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
702 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This trail starts at the Packsaddle Trailhead on East Creekwood Court. It continues up the Big Trees Trail, also known as the Bud Howard Trail, or Trail 29. The map shown here has the hiker making a loop and coming back down, but hikers can continue up to West Canfield Butte. This area is within the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Be on the lookout for mountain bikes and motorcycles as this area is heavily used by them. Users have reported that trails in this area are poorly marked.

hiking
20 days ago

This is a nice trail to test your legs, if you live nearby. I'm not sure I would travel too far out of the way to hike this. I hiked it on Christmas Day. The trail was dusted with snow, and had ice beneath it in the shaded areas.

I can see Canfield Mountain from my back deck, and it is getting a heavy hammering of snow at this very moment.

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