Shoshone Ridge Trail #81


This is a very scenic trail with many viewpoints. There are several dispersed campsites along the route. There is no water except for snowmelt, so it is necessary to pack water.

USGS Quad(s): Pond Peak
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At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Wallace, Idaho

General Information


Access #1: From Coeur d'Alene, Idaho drive east on I-90 taking the Kingston Exit #43. After exiting, travel north on Forest Highway 9 (FH9) 23 miles to Forest Road #208 (FR208). Continue on FR208 north for approximately 6.6 miles to Little Guard Lookout access FR602. Follow FR602 9.3 miles to the gate below Little Guard where the trailhead is located.

Access #2: From Wallace, Idaho drive north 16.3 miles over Dobson Pass on FR456 to the junction with FH9. Travel east 1.8 miles on FH9 to FR208. From here follow Access #1.






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  Area/Length : 
6.6 miles