Valach Trail (1203) meanders along the bottom of Cold Creek most of the way before joining the upper part of Road 3803, which has a seasonal closure. Check the travel map for clouser dates. It was named for Vern Valach who worked on many trails on the Superior District and had a great love for the outdoors and the trails on which he worked.Length: 4.5 miles.Trail Begins: Forest Road 18523.Trail Ends: Cold Peak Road 3803
Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Illinois Peak.Township 17N; Range 28W; Section 1
Directions: Take the St. Regis Interchange on I-90. Then take the south side Road 69, southeast for 2 miles to Road 3803. Turn right on that road and go approximately 150 feet to the fork. Take the left on 18523 and go 2 miles to the end where the trail begins.