TRAIL & SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION

OPEN FOR THE 2017 SEASON

THE ROUTE OF THE HIAWATHA is OPEN DAILY

through september 24.

EARLY season shuttle schedule in effect MAY 27 through June 18.

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The trail, trailheads, and facilities are open 8:30 AM to 5 PM PDT.

Early Season May 27 - June 18
   Peak  Season June 19 - September 4
Late  Season September 5 - September 24

 

Trail Shuttle SCHEDULE

Shuttle buses operate between the Pearson and Roland trailheads. Public shuttles do not operate between Lookout Pass Ski Area and the Hiawatha. 

Most visitors start their ride at the East Portal trailhead which is the top elevation trailhead. From there, you will immediately bike through the 1.66 mile long St. Paul Pass Tunnel (also known as the Taft Tunnel) and exit at the West Portal. Roland trailhead is a short distance (1/4 mile) below the West Portal. 

The distance from the East Portal trailhead to the bottom elevation trailhead, Pearson, is 15 miles. Slight downhill all the way. Shuttle buses transport you and your bike from Pearson back to the Roland trailhead. From Roland, you pedal back through the St. Paul Pass Tunnel (1.66 miles) to reach your vehicle at the East Portal parking area.

Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each Bus can hold 24 people with their bikes suspended from hooks in the back half of th bus. Departure times are listed below. On weekends and holidays, we launch our shuttle buses as soon as they fill up to minimize wait time.

Early Season (May 27-June 18) - *Shuttles operate weekends/holidays only, then 7 days a week starting June 10.

Day Roland Pearson
Daily* 11:00 AM 11:45 AM
Daily* 12:30 PM 1:15 PM
Daily* 2:00 PM 2:45 PM
Daily* 3:30 PM 4:15 PM

 

Peak Season - June 19 through September 4

Day Roland Pearson
Daily 11:00 AM 11:45 AM
Daily 12:30 PM 1:15 PM
Daily 2:00 PM 2:45 PM
Daily 3:30 PM 4:15 PM
Saturdays & Sundays Add 5:00 PM 5:45 PM

 

Late Season - September 5 through September 24

Day Roland Pearson
Daily thru Sept 17th 11:00 AM 11:45 AM

After Sept 17th
Shuttles Operate on Friday (22nd), Sat. (23rd), & Sunday (24th) only

12:30 PM 1:15 PM
2:00 PM 2:45 PM
3:30 PM 4:15 PM