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Hiawatha Trail sets monthly record

Mountain bikers ride through Tunnel No. 26 – one of nine tunnels visitors enter on the Route of the Hiawatha rail trail. (Rich Landers)
Mountain bikers ride through Tunnel No. 26 – one of nine tunnels visitors enter on the Route of the Hiawatha rail trail. (Rich Landers)

Driving to the Montana-Idaho border to ride a 15-mile rail trail over nine trestles and through 11 cool tunnels appears to be even more popular in hot weather. The Route of the Hiawatha has set a new monthly visitation record with 15,663 riders during July, says Phil Edholm at Lookout Pass Ski Area/Rich Landers, SR Outdoors. More here.




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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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