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‘Tis the Season to MTB Ride and Hike!

Hiking and Mountain Biking Sandpoint Idaho

Whether by wheel or by foot, late summer and early fall bring the best time of year to explore our mountains!

With more than 200 hiking trails in the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges surrounding our town, and excellent developed mountain bike trail systems at Schweitzer and Syringa-Pine Street with more than 50 named trails between them, this is the season to experience the wonders of our magnificent mountains. Click to find the perfect trail for you»


Weather in Sandpoint

clear sky
humidity: 23%
wind: 8mph E
H 85 • L 76
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Visit Sandpoint, Idaho

Run, Bike, Swim in Sandpoint


Challenge yourself, in Sandpoint, Idaho. On the shores of magnificent Lake Pend Oreille, framed by the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges, Sandpoint’s awesome landscapes inspire an amazing lineup of endurance events all summer long. Click the links below for details on any of the events … and make this your year to run, bike and swim in Sandpoint!

Lace up your running shoes for these great events in 2020:

June 7: Bay Trail Fun Run. Along the shoreline on Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail.
June 27-28: Race the Wolf. New ultra-running event at Schweitzer.
Aug. 2: Schweitzer Huckleberry Color Fun Run. Family fun on the mountain.
Aug. 14-15: Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. Mt. Spokane to City Beach!
Sept 20: Scenic Half.  Through downtown Sandpoint, across the Long Bridge.

Be a cross-sporter and do these events, too!

May 2: Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur. Timed gravel ride of 48 or 65 miles.
June 20: CHAFE 150. Bicycle 15o-mile route, 100, 80, 40, 3o or Family Fun Ride.
Aug. 1: Long Bridge Swim. 1.76-mile open water swim across Lake Pend Oreille.
Sept. 14-19: WaCanId Ride. 350-mile ride through Washington, Canada, Idaho.

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While you’re here, be sure to budget some extra days to experience our terrific town, catch some fun events and enjoy our many amazing lake and mountain activities.

Pick your Sandpoint lodging:

See all there is to do here by clicking the links at left. We hope to see you in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho!