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Brush Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.6 (16) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A great singletrack trail with some fun little features designed by mountain bikers.


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5.6

Miles

9.0

KM

100%

Singletrack

3,286' 1,002 m

High

2,973' 906 m

Low

522' 159 m

Up

523' 159 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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Overview

This is a nice singletrack ride about half an hour drive north of Bonners Ferry, ID. It was designed and created by mountain bikers and has some great little features on it. After your ride, you can go hangout by the lake or take a refreshing swim.

Description

About 50 feet from the beginning there is a trail split. The older trail heads left and just goes up the hill a couple hundred yards to where the new trail meets it again. If you go right instead, there is a newer section of trail with some fun little features.

There are some large rocks to go up and over and one cut log to ride. After about a quarter mile it meets up with the older trail again; head right to continue around the loop. Soon after getting on the main trail again it peaks out on the main climb and has some fun flowing corners down the other side. About half way through the loop there are a couple more cut logs to ride and a teeter-totter. Continue on the loop and you'll ride along the lake for the last section.

At the end of the lake you'll head right and cross a creek. After crossing the creek you get to the campground. From there the trail meanders around and has some larger rocks to ride over as you get back to the trailhead.

Contacts

Shared By:

Russell Thorman

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 16 votes

#685

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  4.6 from 16 votes
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Photos

Fun flowy downhill section of trail.
Sep 29, 2018 near Bonners…, ID
Climbing section of 377 with views of the Selkirk mountain range in the background.
Oct 1, 2018 near Bonners…, ID
Granite section of trail.
Oct 1, 2018 near Bonners…, ID
Bridge crossing on the Brush Lake Trail.
Sep 29, 2018 near Bonners…, ID
Photograph by Evan Thompson Photography, LLC (www.evanthompsonphotography.com)
Jul 17, 2014 near Bonners…, ID
Trail leading between two mossy boulders
Aug 21, 2017 near Bonners…, ID

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Jun 4, 2020
Todd Wydeven
5.6mi
Jul 3, 2018
Aubree Wasmer
Jun 3, 2018
Arthur Putnam
Beautiful trail! Some technical climbs and turns but overall a nice scenic ride — 0h 52m
Aug 16, 2017
Matt Weber
Great trail for beginning to intermediate riders! Flow is great throughout! Here is a video summarizing the complete loop https://youtu.be/Ib8R2qUKpXw 5.6mi — 1h 20m
Jun 17, 2017
Kelly Armstrong
Great trail for intermediates
Jun 2, 2017
Russell Thorman
5.9mi
May 22, 2015
Randi Lui
Jun 8, 2014
Nick Raines
Incredibly fun ride! 11.8mi — 2h 07m