Mountain Biking Tours
Experience the outdoors in a whole new way. Red Horse Mountain offers a variety of mountain biking trails, from a leisurely ride through the woods, enjoying conversation with your companions, to the thrill of pushing your mental and physical limits down and up more demanding trails. Our Rocky Mountain Full Suspension mountain bikes provide a fluid and comfortable ride while you cover a variety of terrain. Let our guides share their passion for mountain biking with you. Here’s to the journey for the sake of the journey!
The Mountain Biking Trip is an exhilarating ride through the Idaho Panhandle National Forest on selected off-road trails that offer novice and advanced riders great vistas and overlooks of the Coeur d’Alene Mountains. Trails are mostly single track and you’ll be traveling by shuttle to the trailhead where you will ride through forests and across ridge lines. The trails will include creeks bottoms andmountain sides, as well as sustained uphill and downhill sections. You’ll be passing through old tree stands and along open meadows. Although not an adventure for the younger children, usually an adventurous teenager canride up to the Red Horse Mountain peaks.
Other Bike Tours
The Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a rail trail which follows the former Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way from Mullan, a mountain mining town near the Montana border, to Plummer, a town on the prairie near the Washington border. It is the longest continuous bike path in the United States.
The trail’s 72-mile (116 km) route winds through the mountainous terrain of the historic Silver Valley, into the chain lakes region, along the shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene, over the Chatcolet Bridge to Heyburn State Park, and finally climbs to the Palouse prairie. You can continue along a bike path in Washington that will eventually lead to Spokane. The Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes includes camping facilities and rest areas, regularly. The trail leads through protected marsh lands, offering the cyclist a glimpse of eagle and osprey nests, moose, elk, and a variety of ducks and other wildlife, as well as some rare species of wildflowers and accompanying butterflies as a result of the age-old soot from the old railroad.
Our guided trips will leave from Harrison, Idaho, an approximately 10 minute drive from Red Horse Mountain Ranch. After being fitted with safety equipment and a bicycle, we’ll be off on our short ride along the Coeur d’Alene waterway.