2 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-1,314 ft
Descent
00:15:42
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 257 Trail

Trail 257 Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt Coeur D Alene
    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #2047 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Trail 257 drops off of FS road 439, and ends at FS road 438(Beauty creek road). Halfway down the trail intersects with trail 258.(The connector). Although this trail is usually ridden downhill, there will also be users who will both hike, and ride up this trail. Please use caution while descending.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 257 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,150 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,596 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,771 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,771 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,621 ft
  • Grade max
    -120.569%
  • Grade min
    69.067%
  • Distance climb
    1,628 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    602 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:18
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.9 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • 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 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • 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 trail-257 trailhead (47.571250, -116.669060)
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      Trail 257 Trail Reports

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      Nov 18, 2018 @ 11:30am
      Nov 18, 2018
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 10:43am
      Oct 3, 2018
      One tree down across the trail near the top, 250 yards or so from the start of the trail (when heading downhill from the FSR 453 intersection).
      Sep 16, 2018 @ 9:37am
      Sep 16, 2018
      Excellent conditions! Perfect loam!
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 9:56am
      Aug 19, 2018
      Perfect condition
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      Big Bullwinkle crusing on trail at dusk. Be aware.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 65 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 320 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      74 |
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 6:30pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      Trail 257, Coeur d'Alene
      17 |
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 6:30pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      Trail 257, Spokane Valley
      23 |
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 6:29pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      Trail 257, Spokane Valley
      12 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 9:56am
      Aug 19, 2018
      Trail 257, My City

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      257 / Caribou Loop
      12 miles
      cda8
      22 miles

      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag bizango-x (Jun 10, 2017 at 20:23)
       Trail is in beautiful shape. Super fun.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Gipgap (Aug 14, 2018 at 7:04)
       8-11-18. This is a popular trail for the CDA area and it does get some shuddle traffic. Beautiful trail up or down. This time of year is moon dust season but still worth it. We ride up the payment and down the single track.
      [Reply]

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