Brickel Creek Road

Total Miles


1,170.84 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall, Spring

Trail Overview

This road travels east/west through Inland Empire Paper's Brickel Creek Gate and connects to multiple other trails. The road is normally in decent shape with just a few ruts and washouts along the way. Mud or snow conditions may add to the difficulty level in spring and fall. This is a popular area for both ORVs and full-size vehicles. Cell service is intermittent in this area. IEP gates close seasonally. These roads are open to ORVs and full-size (50" or wider) vehicles beginning May 15 through October 31. The gates are closed to unauthorized vehicles from November 1 to May 14. An Inland Empire Paper land recreation pass is required. You can purchase an annual pass, family annual pass or individual day pass either online or at a few nearby locations. Or you can purchase a day pass at the Brickel Creek Gate with cash from the gate attendant. Check their website for more information, as well as their land use rules.


Brickel Creek Road is flat and smooth for the most part, but you may come across ruts and washouts over a foot deep. Mud or snow conditions may add to the difficulty level in spring and fall.

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Access Description

From the town of Spirit Lake, ID: Head west on Maine Street/Brickel Creek Road. After about 5 miles you'll reach the end of the pavement and onto the gravel. Shortly after you'll reach the IEP Brickel Creek Gate.

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