Tubbs Hill Loop

A popular 2-mile loop hike right in downtown Coeur d’Alene

Location Coeur d’Alene Mountains
Distance 2.2 miles
Elevation Gain 260 feet
High Point 2,350 feet
Type Loop
Status City park
Permits None required
Conditions Excellent. Heavily used.
Camping Not allowed.
Trailhead McEuen Field or 10th Street


Squirrel Density Fabulous, but dogs must be leashed…
Nearby Hikes
Date September 5, 2016

Tubbs Hill is a peninsula jutting out over Lake Coeur d’Alene and is accessible right from downtown Coeur d’Alene. There is a trailhead near the boat launch and another at the end of 10th street. The trail network consist of several paths crisscrossing the top and a far more popular perimeter trail. The perimeter trail includes numbered placards, to explanations to which you will find here: Interpretive trail map.

We did this hike on a labor day weekend, after the Scribe rejected each of my subsequently less strenuous hiking suggestions:  Independence Creek–no; Chilco Mountain–no; English Point–no; and finally Tubbs Hill–yes, but he timed it such that we were finished exactly at dinnertime and then had the audacity to suggest we try the path across the top. I’m sorry, but nothing gets in the way of me and my dinner! Enjoy the photos.

Tubbs Hill Trailmap

Click here for elevation profile and GPX track download

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One Comment Add yours

  1. MTN Talk says:

    We love Tubbs! Great Hike.


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