Elk Meadows Loop Trail For Mountain Biking
The 14th most popular mountain bike trail in Idaho.
Friday 29 July 2016 01:40 GMT
Northwest of Stanley, the Elk Meadows Loop is a 14 mile trail looping Elk Mountain from Stanley Lake.
To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Stanley at SR75, head west on SR21 for 4 miles. Just past mile marker 126, turn left heading south on Stanley Lake Access Road.
From the trailhead, continue riding west on FS455 for 3.5 miles. Continue west on FS649 up the hill. Turn north on Elk Creek Loop Trail (#629). Follow northeast to FS614. Head east on FS614 to SR21. Head south on SR21 back to FS455 and the trailhead.
There are several alternate loops in this area to explore. These are marked in blue on the trail map.
Overall, Elk Meadows Loop Trail is the 14th most popular mountain bike trail of all 63 mountain biking rides in Idaho. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Elk Meadows Loop Trail including Warm Springs Trail, Nip and Tuck Trail, Ten Mile Ridge Trail, Backcountry Hot Springs, Fisher Creek / Williams Creek Loop and Headwaters of the SalmonWarm Springs Creek Trail.