Geophysical Trailhead

Area Status: Open

This is a rolling 6.6 mile trail system that meanders through a Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine Forest offers hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders a chance for a loop trail system.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Parking
Open Season: April 1 - November 30
Closest Towns: Newport, WA
Information Center: Trail Map provided by Washington State Park

General Information


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

Latitude 48.25388889 Longitude -117.12138889

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

  • Rolling terrain offers excellent opportunities for mountain bikers. 
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Day Hiking

  • Trails winds through mixed conifer forest and provides many viewing opportunities of wildlife.
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Horse Riding

  • Suitable for horseback riding. Large parking area for trailers.
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult


Parking: No Day Use Fee

Recreation Areas

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  Area/Length : 
6.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
2,500 ft.