4 miles
Distance
474 ft
Climb
-472 ft
Descent
00:20:02
Avg time

Uplands Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Saltese Conservation Area
    Spokane Valley, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #32484 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Spokane County

This 552-acre conservation area was acquired in 2011 with Conservation Futures funding. A mile south of I-90 and within a 25-minute drive of 600,000 people, this property is an example of shrub steppe habitat that's remained relatively intact over the past century. The Loop is about 5.8 miles with around 630' feet of incline as well as decent.

Access Info

From I-90: •Take Barker Street exit, #293 •Drive south on Barker Road to Sprague Avenue •Turn left on Sprague Avenue and drive east to Henry Road •Turn right on Henry Rd and drive south and park at trailhead on your left.

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More Stats for Uplands Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,061 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,398 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,080 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,083 ft
  • Grade
    0.011%
  • Grade max
    -14.542%
  • Grade min
    18.63%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,118 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:33
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Status:
on Dec 2, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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
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      Uplands Loop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 2, 2018 @ 12:39pm
      Dec 2, 2018
      Great dirt with a few tiny puddles.
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 5:19pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      Dry, some pot holes.
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 6:19pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      Little overgrown in spots, but its nice right now!
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 7:17pm
      Jun 15, 2018
      Grass is starting to cover trail in spots.
      Apr 23, 2018 @ 7:16pm
      Apr 23, 2018
      Perfect dirt! Only a puddle or two
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 140 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 568 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      May 18, 2018 @ 2:46pm
      May 18, 2018
      Uplands Loop, Spokane Valley
      10 |
      May 18, 2018 @ 2:46pm
      May 18, 2018
      Uplands Loop, Spokane Valley
      13 |
      May 18, 2018 @ 2:45pm
      May 18, 2018
      Uplands Loop, Spokane Valley
      10 |
      May 18, 2018 @ 2:45pm
      May 18, 2018
      Uplands Loop, Spokane Valley

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Palmerton (May 11, 2017 at 19:53)
       Dry
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