Gilt Edge Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 268
Location: Forest road #386
End Location: State Line #391
Area: West End South
Legal Description: Township 19N; Range 30W; Section 30
From I-90 take Saltese Exit 10. Then follow Silver Creek Road #305, 5.1 miles to State Line Road #391. Go one mile south east from this junction for a mile to the trailhead. This route is uphill. The upper trailhead for downhill hike) is reached by Haugan exit 16, from I-90. Go 3 miles on Big Creek Road #382 for 4.5 miles to the trailhead.
Going downhill from the State Line is an easier hike. But you need to check the road restrictions on Road 3822. The trail goes thru an old mining town on the eastern end. Much of the trail follows the creek.
Topo View - Gilt Edge Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 268
Photo View - Gilt Edge Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 268