Geophysical Nordic Ski and Mountain Bike Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This popular nordic trail system offers rolling terrain with a few steep pitches and goes through stands of Douglas fir and ponderosa pine. The trails are groomed weekly during the winter months and are part of the Washington State Sno-Park System. To download a map go online to The trails also provide opportunities for mountain bikers and horseback riders.

See also Geophysical Trailhead

At a Glance

Fees Washington State Sno-Park Pass required from Dec 1 to March 31.
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Newport, WA
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Bead Lake


From Newport, WA:  Follow U.S. Route 2 across the Pend Oreille River into Idaho and turn north on LeClerc Road (county road 9305). Continue on road 9305 for 7.5 miles to the intersection with Indian Creek Road. Turn east and continue on Indian Creek Road for 1.5 miles to trailhead.

Google map directions from Newport, WA



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  Area/Length : 
6.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
2,500 feet