Springboard #149

Area Status: Open

2 Hour Parking

This 2.6 mile loop trail is good for all skill levels. Learn about logging, natural features, and the homesteaders who once settled in the area. Scenic views of Thomas Mountain and the Little Pend Oreille Lakes.

Springboard Trail Interpretive Guide

Start of the trail The Kaufman Homestead Crossing a creek Viewing Platform

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Parking
Open Season: Year Around
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ione, WA - 16 miles Colville, WA - 25.4 miles
Information Center: Trail Map proveided by NEWashingtontrails.com

General Information

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Lake Gillette 30


The beginning of the trail is at the northern end of the  Gillette Campground. With two free parking areas. Two hour limit.

Google map directions from Colville, WA

Google map directions from Ione, WA

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

  • Beautiful views.
  • Share the trail with hikers.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Day Hiking

  • Beautiful views.
  • Share the trail with Mountain Bikers.
Difficulty Level: Easy


Interpretive Site: Springboard Trail Interpretive Guide
Parking: Small parking area suitable 2 vehicles.

Related Information

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  Area/Length : 
2.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
2,172 feet - 3,636 feet