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Idaho Trails

Spokane: Chilco Mountain

A roller-coaster 9.2-mile hike hits two peaks with views of Lake Pend Oreille, Rathdrum prairie, and the Selkirk and Coeur d'Alene Mountains.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.7

Waypoints

CMT001

Location: 47.9055824279785, -116.513313293457

Head SW on Trail 14

CMT002

Location: 47.901439666748, -116.522941589355

First view of Lake Pend Oreille through the trees to the N

CMT003

Location: 47.8965148925781, -116.530975341797

Stellar views of Rathdrum Prairie and Selkirk Mtns.

CMT004

Location: 47.8959426879883, -116.531074523926

Trail jct. R to North Chilco; return here to continue to South Chilco

CMT005

Location: 47.8916702270508, -116.529998779297

Summit of North Chilco; views of Lake Pend Oreille, Selkirks, Rathdrum Prairie, and the green, mist-shrouded Coeur d’Alene Mtns.

CMT006

Location: 47.891284942627, -116.530181884766

North Chilco Peak geocache

CMT007

Location: 47.8809089660644, -116.545280456543

View of North Chilco Peak

CMT008

Location: 47.8747024536133, -116.548156738281

View of Coeur d’Alene Mtns.

CMT009

Location: 47.8709602355957, -116.550247192383

Summit of South Chilco Peak; beautiful alpine meadow sheltered by trees provides glimpses of the prairie and the Coeur d’Alenes; great place to camp

CMT010

Location: 47.8710327148438, -116.550392150879

South Chilco geocache; return the way you came to reach trailhead