ROUTE OF THE HIAWATHA, IDAHO: AN UNFORGETTABLE USA RAIL-TO-TRAILCITY
Ring that bell, switch on your headlamp, and start pedaling. We’re about to take you on one of the USA’s most famous rail to trail bike paths through stunning mountains of Northern Idaho.
The Route of the Hiawatha Trail in Idaho was one of our favorite and unforgettable family adventure so far in the USA. .
As far as adventures go, this one was cruisy – focused more on fun than exhausting physical exertion.
What is the Route of the Hiawatha?
The Route of the Hiawatha is a 15-mile rail-trail that follows a former railroad route. Now don’t freak out at the 15-mile part. This bike ride is all downhill.
There are several places along the trail where you can stop to take photos overlooking the trestle bridges further ahead as the trail winds down to the valley floor.
DR DOLITTLE WHO?
Keep an eye out for wildlife as you ride along the Route of Hiawatha. There is a good chance you may see deer. We rounded a corner and saw one quietly munching on the leaves by the side of the road.
PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW
You’ll be sad once it finishes. It’s probably the only 15-mile bike ride you’ll do where you barely break a sweat and don’t get a sore bum!
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