29 miles
Distance
1,920 ft
Climb
-1,528 ft
Descent
3,086 ft
High Point
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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
    #24959 in Mountain Biking
  • 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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    392 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,776 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,784 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,176 ft
  • Grade
    0.252%
  • Grade max
    -41.228%
  • Grade min
    60.842%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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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Sep 1, 2018 @ 10:00pm
Sep 1, 2018
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail
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May 8, 2018 @ 8:15am
May 8, 2018
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail
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Jul 5, 2017 @ 4:00pm
Jul 5, 2017
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail
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Apr 5, 2017 @ 6:05am
Apr 5, 2017
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail

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