This is part of a network of trails that includes the Assessor's
Trail and the Lauterman Trail. Ridge
Trail can be accessed from the Chipmunk
Rapids or Lost Lake Campgrounds/Cabins
or the Assessor's Trail. The Ridge Trail
winds along the top of an aspen-birch ridge and along the scenic
Pine River. Other portions of the trail pass through young aspen,
spruce-fir, northern hardwood, and hemlock forest.
Directions: From Florence, take State Highway 70 west
for 15-1/2 miles to FR 2450. Turn left and go I mile south to
FR 2156, then 2 miles southeast to Chipmunk Rapids Campground.
Turn left into campground and the trailhead is on the right with
parking for 4 vehicles on the left.
Trail Length: Approximately 3-1/3 miles.
Difficulty: Some gently rolling and steep terrain.