6 miles
1,019 ft
-1,160 ft
1 miles
High Point
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Loon Lake Details

  • Riding area
    McCall, Idaho
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  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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Famous, well groomed multi-use trail that leads back into the forest to a crashed B-23 bomber from over 50 years ago. Trail is very smooth, flowy, with steady climbs throughout. There are a few intersections that are all very well marked.

Note that if you want to access the bomber its on the South side of the lake, and that last mile of trail is rocky and common with several down trees so it can turn into a hike a bike at times. Many take a bike lock and drop bikes off and hike it in on last mile or so. The bomber sits in a marshy grassy area so early in the season expect sloggy approach.

Access Info

Trailhead is well marked from the Chinook campground located on Secesh River that is roughly a 45 minute drive north of McCall, Idaho

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More Stats for Loon Lake mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -140 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,678 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,826 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,685 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,416 ft
  • Avg reverse time
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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Sep 30, 2013 @ 11:13am
Sep 30, 2013
Loon Lake, McCall
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Aug 29, 2006 @ 10:31am
Aug 29, 2006
Loon Lake, McCall

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2011 08 MTB Loon Lake Trail #1
117 | Aug 29, 2016 , McCall
2011 08 MTB Loon Lake Bomber #1
116 | Aug 29, 2016 , McCall
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