French Pete Trail #3311 is a more difficult 9.7 mile hike at an elevation of 1,840 feet. The trail follows the French Pete Creek for 3 miles and up the French Pete drainage and ends at the Pat Saddle Trailhead. The trail is accessible for most of the year. There are toilets at the trailhead.
Directions from Blue River: Travel 3.5 miles east on Hwy. 126 to Aufderheide Drive (FS road 19). Continue on Aufderheide for 11 miles to the French Pete Trailhead parking lot located on the left.
(NOTE: The recommended season for this trail is early Spring to early Winter.)