Pinyon/Loon Creek Loop Trail For Mountain Biking

The 46th most popular mountain bike trail in Idaho.

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North of Stanley, The Pinyon/Loon Creek loop is a 66 mile mountain bike route with 4000 feet of vertical following FS172 through the Church Wilderness. The road provides mining access. For more information, see book below.

Overall, Pinyon/Loon Creek Loop Trail is the 46th most popular mountain bike trail of all 63 mountain biking rides in Idaho. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Pinyon/Loon Creek Loop Trail including Warm Springs Trail, Nip and Tuck Trail, Ten Mile Ridge Trail, Elk Meadows Loop Trail, Backcountry Hot Springs and Fisher Creek / Williams Creek LoopHeadwaters of the Salmon.


Local Contact(s):  Sawtooth National Forest (208) 774-3681; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking Sun Valley" from Greg Roberts

Recommended Map:  "Sun Valley Trail Map" from Adventure Maps

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Sawtooth Hotel, Stanley (208) 721-2459

Luxury Loding:  Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch (208) 774-3544

Breakfast Restaurant:  Stanley Baking Company, Stanley (208) 774-6573

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  6086


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