Idaho Giant Cedar

Type: Backcountry
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: 11 miles north of Elk River, ID.
States: Idaho
Counties: Clearwater
Latitude: 46.888   Longitude: -116.1182

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Description

Rated easy, the trail is wide and well maintained. The Giant Red Cedar trail introduces visitors to a wet draw bottom and an old-growth cedar stand. The largest tree is designated "Champion Tree of Idaho" (18 feet in diameter, 177 feet in height). Note the large cedar shattered by wind and another fallen giant that is crossed by a footbridge. Hiking time ? hour. This trail is closed to all motorized recreation. Paved walkways make this a fully accessible trail.

Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 1,300
Elevation High Point: 1,310
Year Designated: 1988

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:
Duane Annis
Clearwater National Forest
Clearwater National Forest
12730 Hwy. 12
Orofino , ID 83544
(208) 476-4450
dannis@fs.fed.us
http://fsweb.clearwater.r1.fs.fed.us/

 

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