There are many opportunities to hike, bike, or take a casual walk in the Coeur d’Alene Lake area. Whether you want to take a hike, walk with the family, or ride your bike, there’s a trail suited for you!
The North Idaho Centennial Trail is a multi-use trail that extends 24 miles from the Idaho/Washington line, heads through Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene, and follows the northern shoreline of Coeur d’Alene Lake to Higgins Point. More information on the trail, including maps, can be found here: http://www.northidahocentennialtrail.org/
Tubbs Hill is a park in the City of Coeur d’Alene. It consists of over 120 acres with miles of hiking trails. It’s bordered on three sides by Coeur d’Alene Lake, so views and access points to the water are ample. To find out more about the park and to access a map, click here: http://www.cdaidparks.org/index.php/parks/tubbs-hill
The Canfield Mountain Natural Area in the City of Coeur d’Alene offers a mile and a half hiking and mountain biking trail within a 24 acre park area on the east side of the city. Click here for a map and more information: http://www.cdaidparks.org/index.php/parks/canfield-mt
The City of Coeur d’Alene is a bicyclist and pedestrian friendly community. Follow this link to learn more about paths and trails within the city limits: http://www.cdaidparks.org/index.php/trails/trails-main
The Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a paved bike path that follows the Union Pacific railroad right-of-way for over 70 miles from Mullan, Idaho, to Plummer, Idaho. The route goes through the Silver Valley, the chain lakes region of the Coeur d’Alene River, along the shoreline of Coeur d’Alene Lake, over the Chatcolet Bridge, into Heyburn State Park, and to the Palouse Prairie. Find out more here: http://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/trail-coeur-d-alenes
There are many hiking trails on US Forest Service land in the Coeur d’Alene vicinity. Contact the Idaho Panhandle National Forest Headquarters office for information on hiking: 3815 Schreiber Way in Coeur d’Alene. The office can be found north of I-90, between Highway 95 and Ramsey Road on Kathleen Avenue. The USFS office can be reached at 208-765-7223, and you can visit their website here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/ipnf