5.2 miles
Distance
1,646 ft
Climb
-870 ft
Descent
3,694 ft
High Point

Old Sampson Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - November
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Old Sampson Trail, Tr 221, is an old road that connects Meadow Creek Road to Palouse Divide Road. It's gentle gradient meanders through cool forest. Towards the upper end of the trail, it links into FS roads, which can have varying levels of forestry operations. To continue to Palouse Divide, turn right when the trail meets the major road.

Access Info

From the Giant White Pine Campground, cross ID Hwy 6 and find the signed trail that connects the Old Sampson Highway. This leads to the old "highway," which is really a reclaimed dirt road. Follow this to Palouse Divide and cross Hwy 6 at 5.6 mi. from the start

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More Stats for Old Sampson Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    776 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,780 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,786 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,561 ft
  • Grade
    2.825%
  • Grade max
    -21.402%
  • Grade min
    34.806%
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    2.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    556 ft
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