Here are some popular hiking trails in the area:
Tubbs Hill: Located in downtown Coeur d’Alene, this is a short but scenic hike with great views of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail: This moderate 3.3-mile hike offers panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene and the surrounding mountains.
English Point Trail: A 5.5-mile loop trail that takes you through forests and meadows with views of the lake and nearby mountains.
Canfield Mountain Natural Area: This 7-mile network of trails is perfect for more experienced hikers and offers stunning views of the surrounding area.
Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes: This 72-mile trail is perfect for biking or hiking and follows the old Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way through scenic areas.
Scotchman Peak Trail: Enjoy this 8.7-mile out-and-back trail near Clark Fork, Idaho. Generally considered a challenging route, it takes an average of 6 h 22 min to complete.
Chilco Mountain: 3.9-mile out-and-back trail near Bayview, Idaho. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 2 h 40 min to complete.
Q’emiln: 78.5-acre park features a guarded swimming beach, boat launch, BBQ pits, picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, concession stand, restrooms, and a 40-acre trail system.
When hiking in Coeur d’Alene, be sure to pack plenty of water, wear appropriate footwear, and check the weather before heading out. It’s also a good idea to let someone know your planned route and expected return time.