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Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail

Idaho Panhandle National Forest, or Exit 5 off Interstate 90, Taft, Montana, ID
+1 208-744-1301
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One of the best bicycle adventures in the world!

8 of us rode the Hiawatha Trail and the Coeur D'Alene Trail over three days for one of the best... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
What with my daughter Caroline and her husband Cristian !

Visited on Saturday, August 26th with my daughter Caroline and her husband Cristian. The weather... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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Originally the route of the Hiawatha train, this trail was constructed on the old railbed and was completed in 2001.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“mile tunnel” (27 reviews)
“lookout pass” (33 reviews)
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Idaho Panhandle National Forest, or Exit 5 off Interstate 90, Taft, Montana, ID
+1 208-744-1301

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

8 of us rode the Hiawatha Trail and the Coeur D'Alene Trail over three days for one of the best rides ever! We took off from Wallace riding along the Coeur D'Alene until Mullan. Then we rode through Shoshone Park and up to the Lookout...More

Thank frqentravlr
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday, August 26th with my daughter Caroline and her husband Cristian. The weather was beautiful. The views are magnificent. You can rent bicycles, helmets and lights (for the underground tunnels) from Lookout Pass and Recreation. It's a little pricey, but well worth it...More

1  Thank TampansTraveling
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a totally lovely bike ride. If someone was claustrophobic the tunnels could be a problem. Make sure to have a very good head lamp and the tunnels will not be too bad. The views are fantastic and the ride is quite easy, it...More

1  Thank adventurers752
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

First time riding this trail. To have a first rate experience like we did.... You MUST MUST MUST.. Did I say must? Have a GOOD bike. Don't dust off the one in the garage. It's down hill but a bike with a higher handle bar,...More

Thank Fancy2026
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

When you make your reservation for a pass and a bike rental, they should have both of these things waiting for you at the trailhead. Instead, you have to drive about 20 minutes out of the way to get your bike rentals and passes. It's...More

1  Thank Westigail
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

So there were 11 of us in our group... adults and teens. This was a great activity for us all. This trail is an old railway and now many people from all over have been able to use it on foot or on bike. There's...More

1  Thank Stefanie B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Amazing!!! You start off right outside a 2 mile tunnel! Be prepared, you will need a good light on your bike and or a headlamp, the brighter the better. The tunnel is very dark, wet, and cold, a light jacket is highly advised. The...More

Thank Tabster702
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a downhill, hard packed dirt trail that follows a former rail line, so the grade is not a steep downhill. It has several tunnels and trestles...a unique experience but not for those who are claustrophobic or afraid of heights. There are amazing views...More

1  Thank 523SM523
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We loved riding the Hiawatha trail! The staff was very friendly. The scenery was beautiful! The lights were attached to the bikes making it nice when you went in the tunnel. We arrived at look out pass at 8:00 and were on the trail by...More

1  Thank Angelina A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I would highly recommend this bike trail experience to anyone, the tunnels and tressel bridges are amazing the views are breathtaking and the whole history of the trail is really intriguing.

Thank Oilersfan1499
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13 July 2016|
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Response from JimH_Tarheel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lookout Pass Ski Resort rents nice Trek bikes, helmets, etc. Enjoy! I would check out their website.