This loop is a short walk among giant cedars that survived both the 1910 Great Burn and the extensive logging that occurred at the beginning of the twentieth century. Sited on a 240-acre plot in the Marble Creek drainage, the trail was designated a Nation Natural Landmark in 1980. It consists of 2 intertwined loops, of which the shorter not even half a mile and the larger about twice that.
- Clearwater Mountains
2.9 out of 5
Easy (but some uphill hiking)
0:27 hours moving time (Hiking)
4,504 feet (Trailhead)
4,249 feet (Northernmost tip approaching West Fork Hobo Creek)
- Pit toilets and 6 picnic tables are at the trailhead
Fees & Permits
May – November
August 30, 2021
The trail moves among the cedars, many of which are hundreds of years old and appear to float on a bed of lady fern. A series of placards are found along the shorter, upper loop, as well as a bench.
Things to Consider
Not so great
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