Segment 3: Idaho
Total Length: 441.2 Miles
The Idaho segment of the trail includes not only the section of the Pacific Northwest National Trail from the Montana state line across the northern Idaho panhandle, but also the segment of the trail in Washington State east to its intersection with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. It includes a short section on Idaho's state trail, the Centennial Trail, which runs north-south from Canada to Utah.
MAPS and TRAIL GUIDES:
Free, detailed, downloadable, printable strip maps from the Pacific Northwest Trail Association: https://www.pnt.org/pnta/maps/strip-maps/
HEART OF THE TRAIL:
From the Kootenai River (Jct. old US 95 with Copeland Road) to the Upper Priest River, Jct of FR 655 and FR 1013 where the current recommended route of the PNT leaves the Idaho Centennial Trail.
2876.8 – Mile Marker 219.7 of PNT, Montana-Idaho boundary. East end of segment 3.
X – Mile Marker 249.5 Jct of old US 95 with Copeland Road, Town of Bonner’s Ferry 15 miles to the south on US 95.
X – Mile Marker 295.2, Intersection of PNT with Idaho’s State Trail, the Centennial Trail.
X – Mile Marker 303.9, Junction of FR 655 and FR 1013. PNT’s current recommended route (alternate route B as mapped) splits from leaves route A and the Idaho Centennial Trail.
(Total of 660.9 miles on the PNT in Montana, Idaho, and Washington)
3318.0 – Junction with the Pacific Crest Trail, north end of the segment shared by PCT and PNT. West end of segment 3.