Cold Springs Peak Cabin

USDA Forest Service

Nearby activities

Fire Lookout
Historic & Cultural Site
Horseback Riding
Scenic Drive
Star Gazing
Wildlife Viewing
Berry Picking
Mushroom Picking
Organization Site Fs Owned


From Missoula, Montana, drive to Greer, Idaho. Follow State Highway 11 to Weippe. Continue on toward Pierce. Turn right onto French Mountain Road 250. Follow Road 250 (paved for 17 miles, gravel thereafter) to the Bungalow Bridge, which spans the North Fork Clearwater River. Turn right and remain on Road 250. Continue to the junction with Mush Saddle Road 711, about 16 miles; turn left onto Road 711.

ORV riders can drive further on 2 miles to the junction with Cool Creek Road 5295 and turn right. This is a single-lane, dirt-surface road rarely graded or cleared and is slippery when wet. Watch for falling rocks. Climb steeply to the junction with Road 5295A. Make a sharp turn right. Two miles later, park and follow Flat Mountain Trail 176 for 2 miles to the cabin. About 1 mile in, Elizabeth Mountain
Trail 445 forks to the right. Stay left. About one-quarter mile before you get to the cabin, Pot Mountain Trail 169 forks left. Stay right and travel to the cabin.

From Lewiston, Idaho, follow U.S. Highway 12 east to Greer, Idaho. Turn left onto Highway 11 and proceed as described above.

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