Jeru Creek Loop

Total Miles
12.0

Elevation

1,494.00 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This side loop off of the main Pack River Road is one of the more technically challenging trails in the area. The track is open with minimal overhanging vegetation but narrow with some steep drop-offs. There are occasional wide spots where passing is possible and a few open areas large enough to set up camp. Depending on the time of year, the surface is rough with medium-sized rocks, both loose and embedded, in primitive dirt and/or mud. There is one seasonal water crossing near the summit at Homestead Creek. This area is covered in deep snow during the winter, so access by vehicles other than snowmobiles will be limited.

Photos of Jeru Creek Loop

Jeru Creek Loop
Jeru Creek Loop
Jeru Creek Loop

Difficulty

The loose rocks combined with steep inclines and sharp switchbacks make getting traction difficult in some areas. Off-road tires are highly recommended. Average trail speed is under 10 MPH.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

There are no status reports yet for this trail.

Access Description

Take Hwy 95 north from Sandpoint, ID. After crossing Pack River bridge, take the first left at NF 231/Upper Pack River Road. The first several miles are through private property, so be courteous. Jeru Creek Trail is the first road to the left after entering Kaniksu National Forest.

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