7 miles
Distance
1,556 ft
Climb
-1,555 ft
Descent
00:02:41
Avg time

Liberty Lake Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Liberty Lake
    Liberty Lake, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Best completed in a clockwise direction. Follow the valley floor for two miles and cross Liberty Creek twice on foot bridges before reaching the cedar grove. It is always cool and damp here. This then begins a serious switchbacking climb to the one major viewpoint of Liberty Lake and Mount Spokane to the north. The trail then levels out, eventually reaching the waterfall in one mile from the cedar grove. At this point, the trail starts another serious climb on a trail that desperately needs repair and more switchbacks. From here you can either go right and start the decent of you can continue straight up to the shelter built by the boy scouts.

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Access Info

Take the Liberty Lake exit off of I-90. Go East on Appleway Avenue 0.8 miles and turn right (South) on Molter. Go 1 mile and turn left on Valleyway. Valleyway becomes Lakeside Road when it bends to the right around the East end of Liberty Lake Golf Course. Turn right off Lakeside Road at the park sign. It is 2.3 miles from here to the entrance of Liberty Lake County Park. Once in the park, follow the trail along the lake to the gated trail head.

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More Stats for Liberty Lake Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,060 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,285 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,071 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,073 ft
  • Grade
    0.005%
  • Grade max
    -78.246%
  • Grade min
    66.484%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,008 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:41
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:07
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Status:
on Jul 20, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)

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Liberty Lake Loop Trail Reports

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Jul 20, 2017 @ 5:34pm
Jul 20, 2017
Tree across trial about 1/3 mile from top on Edith Hansen side.
Jul 20, 2017 @ 5:33pm
Jul 20, 2017
Tree across trail about 1/3 mile from top, on the Edith Hansen side.
Jun 17, 2017 @ 12:20pm
Jun 17, 2017
first time riding this clockwise. for sure some parts you have to hike up on the switch backs but really loved the long down hill sections. brake...
May 28, 2017 @ 4:01pm
May 28, 2017
Really big tree down, have to climb up the hill around it
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Aug 2, 2017 @ 8:59pm
Aug 2, 2017
Liberty Lake Loop, Post Falls
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Jun 17, 2017 @ 12:48pm
Jun 17, 2017
Liberty Lake Loop, Liberty Lake
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Jun 17, 2017 @ 12:48pm
Jun 17, 2017
Liberty Lake Loop, Liberty Lake
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Jun 17, 2017 @ 12:48pm
Jun 17, 2017
Liberty Lake Loop, Liberty Lake

1 Review & Comments

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flag bradak (Oct 14, 2017 at 9:11)
 Terrible trail. A lot of hike a bike. Much of it was a scramble after what looks like mud slides. Not worth it.
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