Mickinnick Trail #13

  

The name Mickinnick is derived from Mick & Nicky and the Kinnickinnick plant that is native and grows along the trail. Mick and Nicky donated 160 acres to the Forest Service for trail construction.

The trail is 3.5 miles long (one-way) and switchbacks around huge rock outcroppings, goes through grassy and mossy meadows and past old growth timber. Spectacular vistas all along the trail include Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint, the Cabinet Mountains and the Pend Oreille River.

USGS Quad(s): Hope
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At a Glance

Restrictions: Closed to all motorized vehicles yearlong.
Closest Towns: Sandpoint, Idaho

General Information

Directions:

From Sandpoint, take Hwy. 95 north 1.3 miles to Schweitzer Mountain Road; turn left and go 0.5 miles; turn right and go 0.8 miles; turn left (at Schweitzer Sign) and go 0.5 miles to Woodland Drive; turn left and go 0.7 miles. The trailhead parking area is located on the right.


Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

The trail is 3.5 miles long (one-way) and switchbacks around huge rock outcroppings, goes through grassy and mossy meadows and past old growth timber. Spectacular vistas all along the trail include Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint, the Cabinet Mountains and the Pend Oreille River.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Nature Viewing

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Fire Danger Level: Low

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.5 miles

  Elevation : 
2150 feet - 4300 feet