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Salem Lake Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.0 (7)

A popular multi-use trail around the scenic Salem Lake.


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Map Key

7.0

Miles

11.3

KM

Loop

824' 251 m

High

771' 235 m

Low

121' 37 m

Up

120' 37 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildlife

Family Friendly This wide, level trail makes this route great for kids and pets.

Description

This packed gravel greenway path follows the shoreline completely around Salem Lake. The trail is multi-use and is popular with hikers, runners and cyclists. With a well maintained track and little elevation change, this is a great path to stretch your legs on.

There are ample opportunities for wildlife viewing along the 7 miles of shoreline.

Flora & Fauna

Songbirds and waterfowl are plentiful on this trail. Whitetail deer frequent the land around Salem Lake.

Contacts

Shared By:

Thomas Birch

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#1

in Salem Lake

#10211

Overall
  4.0 from 7 votes
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Trail Rankings

#1

in Salem Lake

#362

in North Carolina

#10,211

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Photos

View through the Trees
Dec 18, 2021 near Winston…, NC
View of Salem Lake.
Dec 18, 2021 near Winston…, NC
Stream nad rocks
Dec 18, 2021 near Winston…, NC
Start of the Trail.
Dec 18, 2021 near Winston…, NC
View of Salem Lake from the Damn.
Dec 18, 2021 near Winston…, NC
Deer at Salem Lake
Feb 12, 2016 near Winston…, NC

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Oct 17, 2019
Becky Thatcher