Idaho Panhandle National Forests

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Idaho Panhandle National Forests

Address:3815 Schreiber Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

Size: About 2,500,000 acres.
Location:In Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Accessible by I-90; ID 3, 57, and 200; US 2, 10, 95, and 95A. Nearby cities/towns include Avery, Coeur d'Alene, Kellog, and Wallace. Consists of the Coeur d'Alene and portions of the Kaniksu and Saint Joe national forests.
Facilities:11 cabins, 42 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (1,984 miles), scenic drives, ski areas.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, rafting, hiking, mountain biking, OHV riding, horseback riding, swimming, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing, rock hounding, prospecting, fossil hunting, berry picking, mushroom collecting, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Situated in the east-central part of the Columbia Plateau, forests include portions of Idaho's most scenic mountain ranges: the Selkirk, Cabinet, Coeur d'Alene, and Bitterroot mountains. Points of interest include Emerald Creek Garnet Area, where visitors can dig for Idaho's state gem, and Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area.

See other parks in Idaho.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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From Deer Ridge Lookout's wraparound catwalk, you can view the Idaho Panhandle National Forests when you're not out picking huckleberries.
Mickinnick Trail, Idaho Panhandle National Forests HIKE This moderate 7-mile round-trip climbs about 2,100 feet; even if an early-season snow turns you back before you reach the top, the views of Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille along the way are worth it.

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