12 miles
Distance
3,451 ft
Climb
-3,451 ft
Descent
4,422 ft
High Point

Full Caribou Loop. Starts at campground, up Beauty Creek Road (paved), up 257, up FS road to summit, down Caribou all the way back to campground. Warning - lower Caribou is very difficult with steep exposure in places.

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More Stats for 257 / Caribou Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,138 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,172 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,172 ft
  • Grade max
    -63.769%
  • Grade min
    66.3%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,176 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail 257 with the Reel Crew out of the CDA !
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Upper Caribou Ridge Trail
Oct 24, 2018 @ 9:00pm
Oct 24, 2018
Large tree down when almost to the road crossing.
Lower Caribou Ridge Trail
Oct 24, 2018 @ 8:59pm
Oct 24, 2018
With the onset of fall, all the leaves that needed brushed are now gone. Although there is one smaller tree down on the upper part of this lower section.
Trail 257
Oct 3, 2018 @ 10:43am
Oct 3, 2018
One tree down across the trail near the top, 250 yards or so from the start of the trail (when heading downhill from the FSR 453 intersection).
Caribou Ridge Trail
Sep 16, 2018 @ 9:37am
Sep 16, 2018
Absolutely fantastic!
Mt Coeur D Alene Summit Access Road
Sep 16, 2018 @ 9:37am
Sep 16, 2018
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