3 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-1,354 ft
Descent
00:21:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 257 South Trail

Trail 257 South Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt Coeur D Alene
    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Late spring,summer,fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13507 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Trail 257 South drops off of FS Road 439, and ends at the junction of trail 257/227.

More Stats for Trail 257 South bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,167 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,580 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,772 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,758 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,590 ft
  • Grade max
    -85.557%
  • Grade min
    68.757%
  • Distance climb
    1,708 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    900 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:24
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Status:
on Jul 27, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Trail 257 South Trail Reports

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      Jul 27, 2019 @ 3:14pm
      Jul 27, 2019
      Recent windstorm took out a couple of trees. I cleared one, made another passable, and the 3rd just needs a chainsaw.
      May 24, 2019 @ 11:07am
      May 24, 2019
      reporter about a dozen trees across the trail.
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 1:46pm
      Aug 13, 2018
      Only one small tree down, trail itself is riding great for the time of year!
      Jul 15, 2017 @ 1:59pm
      Jul 15, 2017
      Two trees down
      Oct 25, 2016 @ 7:17am
      Oct 25, 2016
      few trees down
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 18 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 56 rides
      •  

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      Aug 10, 2019 @ 6:36pm
      Aug 10, 2019

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag bizango-x (Jun 10, 2017 at 20:25)
       Trail is in great shape. Brush along trail is clear. One down tree on the way down. Fun trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Mwilliams1660 (Sep 14, 2019 at 11:27)
       Climbed 257 after going down 227. 2 trees down otherwise in good shape
      [Reply]

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