5.2 miles
Distance
1,004 ft
Climb
-927 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point
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    Land Manager

Porcupine Spring Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Twelvemile
    Salmon, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #059
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-September
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #42686 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a continuation of the old Porcupine Spring Road. This is an old closed road that is reverting to singletrack. It is a good evening ride on a hot day as it is mostly on a north slope and shaded. There are good views high above the Salmon River on the west end of the trail. The trail is not difficult but there may be some down trees or vegetation if it hasn't been cleared recently. This is grazing country so bovines may be present.

The road climbs to a saddle as it meets Goldbug Ridge. You can continue beyond this saddle by bypassing the old "Kelly Hump" after which the road continues into the Briney Creek drainage and dead ends. This Briney portion of the road can be overgrown and rocky, but the view of the Salmon River below is worth pursuing if you made it this far.

Access Info

Continue west on the Porcupine Spring Road past the Twelvemile Meadow Trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Porcupine Spring mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    77 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,194 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,195 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,272 ft
  • Grade
    0.281%
  • Grade max
    -39.274%
  • Grade min
    29.778%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,161 ft
  • Avg reverse time
    01:25:50
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on Jun 7, 2021
Dry
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      Porcupine Spring Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2021 @ 5:39pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      Maybe 6 or 8 down trees across this portion of trail west of the Bull Ah Vard trail junction.
      May 28, 2019 @ 3:42pm
      May 28, 2019
      reporter Cleared of down trees as of May 28, 2019.
      May 28, 2018 @ 7:07pm
      May 28, 2018
      Cleared 6 trees. Was muddy on 5/27. Likely dry now.
      May 30, 2015 @ 6:33am
      May 30, 2015
      Nov 11, 2014 @ 11:05pm
      Nov 11, 2014
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