Beetop-Roundtop Trail #120


One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys.

The trail follows the ridge traversing through many clearings and openings. Water is very limited along this trail, especially later in the summer. Parking for horse trailers is best at Trestle Creek Road trailhead.

USGS Quad(s): Mt. Pend Oreille SW
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At a Glance

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

General Information

Directions:

From Sandpoint take Hwy 200 east to the Sam Owen corner;

Turn left, cross the train bridge, and come to stop sign;

Go straight across old highway onto W. Spring Creek Road.  This is a county road for approx. 3 miles then turns into a FS road to the trailhead (2 more miles). The  total length from Hwy 200 is 5 miles.

NOTE: Spring Creek Road does not go through to Clark Fork, but does show it on maps.  From the Hope side, the road ends at the trailhead.  From the Clark Fork side, the road ends on private property on the other side of the trailhead.


Activities

Mountain Biking

One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys. The trail follows the ridge traversing through many clearings and openings. Water is very limited along this trail, especially later in the summer.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Dispersed Camping

Dispersed camping sites are available along the trail. Choose your site wisely.

Day Hiking

One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Backpacking

One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys. Parking for horse trailers is best at Trestle Creek Road trailhead.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Viewing Scenery

One of the most beautiful trails in northern Idaho, this trail has spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, Hope, Clark Fork and all the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
19.1 miles

  Elevation : 
2300 feet - 6151 feet