Colgate Licks Nature Trail

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 1.25 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In the Clearwater NF along US 12 near Westover Campground.
States: Idaho
Counties: Idaho
Latitude: 46.46593   Longitude: -114.93556

Approximately 75 miles west of Missoula along US Hwy 12, and 145 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho.


Short, steep ascent on both ends of trail to top. Trail winds through lodge pole forest/ponderosa pine into open meadow/mineral licks

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Chen Jones
Wilderness & Recreation Program Leader
Clearwater National Forest
Lochsa Ranger District - Powell Office
Powell Ranger Station
Lolo , MT 59847
(208) 942-3113



Scenic view of the Lochsa River in the Clearwater Forest. Photo by Idaho Travel Council.

Scenic view of the Lochsa River in the Clearwater Forest. Photo by Idaho Travel Council.


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