29.8 miles
2,059 ft
-1,668 ft
3,086 ft
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  • AKA
    Burlington Northern Rail Trail
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    Rail Trail
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    Both Directions
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The Nelson-Salmo Great Northern Trail provides recreation trail use on the former Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line from Troup Junction to the Village of Salmo. This trail is designated as a multiple purpose regional trail.

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More Stats for Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    392 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,776 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,784 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,176 ft
  • Grade
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  • Distance climb
    11.0 miles
  • Distance down
    16.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2.0 miles
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