4,621 ft
145 ft
-38 ft
3,348 ft
High Point
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  • Riding Area
    Frater Lake
    Tiger, Washington
  • AKA
    Frater Lake Trail 150
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  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • eBike Allowed
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Frater Lake is one of the eight glacial lakes that make up the Little Pend Oreille chain in Northeastern Washington near Ione. The trail system includes a series of loop trails that include about 15 miles of cross country ski trails, which make excellent mountain biking trails. In spring, summer and fall mountain bikers enjoy the tranquility of this trail system. A variety of different rides can be had by combining different loops.

For mountain bikers, a counter-clockwise travel direction is suggested for the more technical and steep 4.8 mile Coyote Loop. Other portions have fairly low elevation gain, but does contain some steep ascents and rocky stretches. Overall, the terrain is rolling, with a significant number of ups and downs. The trail winds through dense forest and boggy areas and past rocky outcrops, meadows, and clear-cuts.

The 1.8 Tiger Loop follows the southern and eastern shores of Frater Lake. The 2.8 Lake Leo Trail and the 1.7 Lions Tail Trail are shorter loops. Minor portions of the loop are also OHV trails.

There is a picnic area and warming cabin are located near Frater Lake. The cabin is open all year and is available for day use only. There is a picnic table, fire pit and toilet. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash.

source: Frater Lake
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More Stats for Frater Lake West Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    107 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,216 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,222 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,330 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,222 ft
  • Distance down
    785 ft
  • Distance flat
    614 ft
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Frater Lake West... Trail Reports

Feb 10, 2018 @ 5:32pm
Feb 10, 2018
Frater lake loop rides well in both direction. This is a beautiful entry level ride to take the whole family with a cabin near the lake to enjoy...
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Feb 10, 2018 @ 5:42pm
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