Biking the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes


Biking the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes, situated in the heart of the picturesque Coeur d’Alene region in Idaho, offers an unforgettable journey through nature and history. Stretching 72 miles, this scenic trail has become a mecca for cyclists, hikers, and nature enthusiasts. With its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and intriguing historical sites, the trail weaves together a compelling narrative of the region’s past and present.

Nestled in the northern Idaho panhandle, the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes bike path meanders through diverse terrains, providing an ever-changing backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts. The trail’s history is deeply intertwined with the legacy of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Cyclists and hikers can learn about the tribe’s history through interpretive signs and cultural displays along the path.

Biking the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes, start your journey near the iconic Lake Coeur d’Alene, known for its crystalline waters, or at any of the trailheads between Mullan to the east or Plummer to the west. Stella and I have traveled the entire length of The Trail of the Coeur d”Alenes and if you are looking to explore northern Idaho here are the links to our last two visits, Idaho Panhandle Adventure II and Idaho Panhandle~Canada Adventure.

Biking the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes
Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes crossing over Lake Coeur d’Alene via Chatcolet Bridge

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