11 miles
3,459 ft
-2,620 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Route of the Hiawatha Trail


  • Riding Area
    Mullan, Idaho
  • AKA
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
  • Family Friendly
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Other
  • Ride in Rain
  • Global Ranking
    #21901 in Mountain Biking

The Route of the Hiawatha mountain bike or hike trail is 15 miles long with 10 train tunnels and 7 sky-high trestles. The ride starts with a ride through the 1.66 mile long St. Paul Pass Tunnel, also know as the Taft Tunnel. It is a highlight of the trail that follows the crest of the Bitterroot Mountains near Lookout Pass Ski Area. The best part is.... it's all downhill with shuttle buses available to transport you and your bike back to the top. This family friendly trail is easily enjoyed by a wide variety of people from young children to super seniors. This description is taken straight from the route of the Hiawatha's website.

source: The Trail

Trail passes are required to ride this trail, available for purchase at Lookout Pass Ski Area. Bike and light rentals are also available if needed.

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More Stats for Route of the Hiawatha bike trail
  • Altitude change
    839 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,151 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,051 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,151 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,990 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,847 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jul 14, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
  • Parking Parking
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to route-of-the-hiawatha-109869 trailhead (47.351840, -115.736300)
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