30 miles
Distance
2,059 ft
Climb
-1,668 ft
Descent
3,086 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Nelson
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Burlington Northern Rail Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6852
  • Land Manager

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.

Local Trail Association
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
    0.249%
  • Grade max
    -40.932%
  • Grade min
    65.167%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to nelson-salmo-great-northern-trail-39114 trailhead (49.549640, -117.238900)
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Nelson Salmo... Trail Reports

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Apr 16, 2018 @ 7:06am
Apr 16, 2018
Wet and muddy with large snow patches between Mountain Station and Svaboda. Rideable though.
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May 8, 2018 @ 8:15am
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Jul 5, 2017 @ 4:00pm
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Apr 5, 2017 @ 6:05am
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Nov 1, 2016 @ 12:14pm
Nov 1, 2016
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail

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