Scotchman Peak Trail #65

  

This is a very steep trail providing views of rugged alpine scenery and vistas of Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River Valley. This is the high country and a family of mountain goats can often be seen or heard from the summit. There is no water on this trail so remember to bring plenty of drinking water for yourself and don't forget water for your dogs or stock.

USGS Quad(s): Clark Fork NE
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At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Closed to all motorized vehicles April 1 to November 15 except snowmobiles.
Closest Towns: Clark Fork, Idaho

General Information

Directions:

From Sandpoint take Hwy. 200 east 25 miles to Clark Fork; turn left at Lightning Creek Road and go 1.2 miles (do not take Road 419) to the fork in the Road; take the fork to the left and go 1.4 miles; turn right and go 1 mile; turn left and go ½ mile; turn left and go 2.1 miles; turn left to the trailhead. It is a total of 6.3 miles from Hwy. 200.


Activities


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Riding

This is a very steep trail providing views of rugged alpine scenery and vistas of Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River Valley. There is no water on this trail so remember to bring plenty of drinking water for yourself and don't forget water for your dogs or stock.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Nature Viewing

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  4.2 miles
  Elevation : 
3280 feet - 7009 feet