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Route of The Hiawatha Trail

Lookout Pass Ski Area, located right alongside I-90, Exit 0, Wallace, ID 83873
+1 208-744-1301
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Great Ride for Young and Old Alike

We stopped in at Lookout Pass to get lights for the Bike and Trail Permit.(lights are a must) We... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
papa_hoogs
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Meaford, Canada
Exceptional!!

EVERYONE should make this a must stop and do on there trip through western Montana on I-90. Being... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Rose G
,
Saint Regis
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“shuttle bus” (9 reviews)
“easy ride” (9 reviews)
“lookout pass” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lookout Pass Ski Area, located right alongside I-90, Exit 0, Wallace, ID 83873
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+1 208-744-1301
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

We stopped in at Lookout Pass to get lights for the Bike and Trail Permit.(lights are a must) We went out first thing in the morning and our first tunnel was 1.6 miles long, I was happy to have my sweatshirt on. The trail is...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

EVERYONE should make this a must stop and do on there trip through western Montana on I-90. Being able to ride a bicycle mostly down hill through the forest to view such spectacular views is very memorable.You ride through a 2 mile long tunnel plus...More

1  Thank Rose G
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Every year we ride The Route of the Hiawatha and every time the scenery is breathtaking. It's a nontechnical downhill 15-mile ride and a challenging, but exhilarating, ride uphill. If you chose not to ride up, there is a bus service for the return trip.

Thank Astrid R
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This has to be one of the most beautiful biking trails in the world. It took a lot of ingenuity to build the Hiawatha, Old Milwaukee, railroad line. Now it is a bike trail with long tunnels and high trestles. Gorgeous scenery, a waterfall, deer,...More

1  Thank DMarie632013
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

This was a stunningly beautiful trail and should not be missed. Anyone who can balance themselves on their bicycles can do it and worth all the effort.

1  Thank markrovenstine
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

You can ride up, and glide down; or glide down and take the shuttle back up. Surprisingly crowded. Make sure you rent lights for the tunnels. Camping head lamps are not adequate.

Thank soloman9993
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

What can you say about this treasure. It is an amazing experience to ride a mountain bike through defunct train tunnels. This approximately 18 mile ride is almost completely downhill. So don't shy away thinking it is strenuous. The scenery is as you would expect...More

Thank Travelleraroundthewo
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Give yourself the gift of a lifetime by riding the Northern Centennial Trail from Spokane, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID, then the Coeur d'Alene trail, and finally the Hiawatha bike trail.

Thank randllr
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Went with friends and enjoyed the ride even though it is a bit bumpy of a ride. Tunnels are very dark and recommend strong head lamps to be able see clearly when riding. The lights we had on bike didn't help at all. Very dark...More

Thank Rosemary D
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

A wonderful stress-free experience and an easy bike ride thru tunnels and on very high trestles with wonderful views over the trees. And before the ride you can decide if you want to bike or hike the 15-miles-bike-drive down one-way or you are strong enough...More

Thank Barb2017Bend
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not-blue-hat-lady
January 4, 2018|
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Response from Selina T | Reviewed this property |
While the trestles are indeed high, the width is substantial and all have railings. That gives the option of sticking to the middle of the trail if height is an issue. My sister-in-law has a fear of heights and biked the... More
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GirlGoesWalkabout
August 4, 2016|
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Response from Rose G | Reviewed this property |
only possibly on the last trip of the day, so plan a 10 a.m. trip if possible.
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