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      Creston's most popular network of trails on the West Side of Creston just above the Creston Valley Wildlife Managment Area on Mount Creston.
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Head west out of Creston on Hwy 3 for 10.1 km, turning left on West Creston Rd, go 100 meters turning right into the parking lot for Balancing Rock Trail on the west side of the road, which has space for multiple vehicles.

      Alternatively stay on Highway 3 As the highway turn north and begins heading up Kootenay Pass. After 500 meter turn right into the Summit Creek parking area in the Creston Valley Wildlife Managment Area, which has space for multiple vehicles.
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      Region Details
      5 hike trails

      Region Status
      Caution as of May 2, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #428
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      807 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,965 ft
      Reports
      3
      Photos
      26
      Ridden Counter
      11

      Popular Balancing Rock Hiking Trails

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      Photos of Balancing Rock

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      Recent Trail Reports

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      Summit Creek Trail
      May 2, 2020 @ 4:15pm
      May 2, 2020
      DryDry and snow free, making for a nice...jwillicome
      Mount Creston Trail
      May 2, 2020 @ 4:11pm
      May 2, 2020
      Icy Mostly snow free, with some icy patches....jwillicome
      Fern Forest Trail
      May 2, 2020 @ 4:06pm
      May 2, 2020
      DrySnow free & the skunk cabbage is...jwillicome

      Activity Feed

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      user #1678146Ghost7010riddentrailBalancing Rock Trail and 1 more
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 12:25pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #2008308jwillicomeaddtrailDuck Lake Access Road
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 12:03am
      Oct 21, 2021
      user #2008308jwillicomeaddtrailSummit Creek/Leach Lake Access Road
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 10:48pm
      Oct 17, 2021
      user #2373211escott169wishlisttrailBalancing Rock Trail
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 10:49am
      Aug 23, 2020
      user #2008308jwillicomeaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      May 3, 2020 @ 11:15am
      May 3, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike16 miles3 ft5,157 ft13 ft
      7
      Hike510 miles807 ft2 miles1,965 ft
      #4282639
      Trail Running510 miles807 ft2 miles1,965 ft
      #38931
      Snowshoe22 miles751 ft1 mile682 ft
      2
      • By jwillicome & contributors
      • Admins: TCVS, jwillicome, KCTS
      • #33717 - 346 views
      • balancing rock activity log | embed map of Balancing Rock mountain bike trails | balancing rock mountain biking points of interest

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