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Idaho Trails

Coeur d'Alene, ID: Beehive Lake

This 6.6-mile technical out-and-back follows the steep runoff of Beehive Creek 2,000 feet to the rocky shores of two alpine lakes in the proposed Selkirk Mountains Wilderness.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 5.5

Waypoints

BLT001

Location: 48.6493110656738, -116.62378692627

Trailhead; head across bridge and begin gentle switchbacks

BLT002

Location: 48.6537284851074, -116.63151550293

Cross Beehive Creek; look for signs of deer, elk, moose, and black bear

BLT003

Location: 48.6549606323242, -116.635078430176

Sweeping view of Upper Pack River Valley; trail scribbles up steep slope

BLT004

Location: 48.6542510986328, -116.649101257324

Trail fades; look for occasional cairns leading uphill, heading N

BLT005

Location: 48.6554527282715, -116.65161895752

Trail reappears

BLT006

Location: 48.6560363769531, -116.65389251709

Beehive Lake (6,457 ft.); secluded camp spots wait solitude-seekers; begin short but intense boulder-hop and bushwhack over a steep ridge toward Little Harrison Lake

BLT007

Location: 48.6578330993652, -116.65283203125

Beehive Lake geocache

BLT008

Location: 48.6580505371094, -116.65389251709

Trail moves to ridgeline with phenomenal views of the rugged Selkirk Mtns. and Little Harrison Lake to the N; look S for the blue eye of Lake Pend Oreille; begin unmarked scramble down to Little Harrison Lake

BLT009

Location: 48.6615028381348, -116.655174255371

Little Harrison Lake (6,271 ft.); return to trailhead