Frater Lake Trail For Mountain Biking

The 16th most popular mountain bike trail in Washington.

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North of Spokane and Colville, the Frater Lake is part of the Little Pend Oreille chain of glacial lakes. The FLT (#150/4.3 mi.) is part of a 15 mile network of cross-country ski trails.

To reach mountain biking at the trailhead, from Colville head east on SR20 for 39 miles and park at Frater Lake.

The Frater Lake Trail system includes a series of loop trails. The 1.8 Tiger Loop follows the southern and eastern shores of Frater Lake. A clockwise travel direction is suggested for the steeper 4.8 mile Coyote Loop. The 2.8 Lake Leo Trail and the 1.7 Lions Tail Trail are shorter loops. A picnic area and warming cabin are located near Frater Lake. The cabin is open all year and is available for overnight stays limited to two nights.

Overall, Frater Lake Trail is the 16th most popular mountain bike trail of all 59 mountain biking rides in Washington. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Frater Lake Trail including Colville National Forest, Kettle Crest / Sherman Trail, Gillette Ridge Trail System, South Fork Silver Creek Trail, Batey-Bould ORV Area and Geophysical Trail SystemCentennial Trail.


Local Contact(s):  CNF (509) 684-3711 or 684-4557; Local Tourism (509) 684-5973; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Davenport Hotel, Spokane

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  7/29/2016

ID:  6546


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