2.8 miles
Distance
94 ft
Climb
-1,808 ft
Descent
00:36:55
Avg time

Lower Rail Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking

The new mountain bike Rail Trail originates on the China Ridge Trail network and joins with the historic Kettle Valley Rail Trail (KVR). “It has challenges, but has been built to accommodate more than just the extreme cyclists who like to shred through a course at lightening speed. Those less brave, insane and/or skilled can still maneuver the course with a bit of concentration and athleticism.” says Trail Peak.com



"This is the kind of course the rest of B.C. is missing," Whistler trail builder Duncan Mackenzie stated. "There are lots of tough courses for the real hard core bikers, but not much for anyone else." Smiling, Duncan added “This is a trail I could take my [non hard core biker] friends on. I would enjoy it and they would still be talking to me after the ride.”


The trail is an intermediate trail rated as blue. It has something for all ages. Kids and their parents can use the trail making it a great way for a family to spend a day in the great outdoors.


The trail descends down a beautiful south facing slope covered with a mix of deciduous and evergreen trees. It begins on the China Ridge Trails, meanders through a challenging course of trees, rocks, deadfalls and dips before terminating at the beautiful White Sands Beach along the Tulameen River. There is a breathtakingly beautiful swimming hole and a sandy beach to rest on before tackling the 18 kilometres return ride to Princeton along the scenic KVR.

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More Stats for Lower Rail Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,714 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,363 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,077 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,077 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,363 ft
  • Grade max
    -543.92%
  • Grade min
    35.364%
  • Distance climb
    1,439 ft
  • Distance down
    2.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,684 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:55
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on Jun 10, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Lower Rail Trail Trail Reports

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Jun 10, 2016 @ 10:16am
Jun 10, 2016
Sep 21, 2015 @ 1:40pm
Sep 21, 2015
trees down across trail
Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:22am
Sep 15, 2015
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail 2 trees part way down the lower section of the trail Getting rutted around several corners
Aug 7, 2015 @ 1:09am
Aug 7, 2015
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) A bit washed out in a few sections... mostly due to the dry nature of the trail.
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Lower Rail Trail, Princeton
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Aug 7, 2015 @ 12:05am
Aug 7, 2015
Lower Rail Trail, Princeton

Routes with this trail

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Princeton Chugger Ride
25.9 miles

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