Bobtail W. Eagle Trail #526

  

There are two campsites located at the trailhead on West Fork Eagle Creek. The trail passes through some old growth timber and is a favorite for fall hunters and hikers. Trail leads to a prominent ridge between West Fork Eagle Creek and Bobtail Creek.

USGS Quad(s): Murray
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At a Glance

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Closest Towns: Wallace, Idaho

General Information

Directions:

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) for 26 miles to Eagle. Turn left at Eagle onto FR152 and travel 1.3 miles to the junction with FR805. Turn left and travel 3.1 miles up FR805 to the trailhead. The trailhead is just after the third bridge.

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 Murray turn-off. Turn east (toward Murray, ID) and continue on FH9 for 2 miles to FR978. Turn left on FR978 and travel 9.2 miles to the FR270 intersection. Travel 3.2 miles up FR270 to FR2708. Turn right and travel .1 mile on FR2708 to the trailhead. (It is directly across the road from Trail #598 trailhead.)


Activities


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Big Game Hunting

The trail passes through some old growth timber and is a favorite for fall hunters and hikers. Trail leads to a prominent ridge between West Fork Eagle Creek and Bobtail Creek.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
4 miles

 



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