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Salt Run Trail

Intermediate

Trail

3.4 mile 5.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 466' 142 m
Descent: -474' -145 m
High: 905' 276 m
Low: 716' 218 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by Maggie Olson

A hilly, beautiful trail.

Maggie Olson

Features Fall Colors · Wildlife

Description

From the Pine Hollow parking lot, cross the top of the hill to find the trailhead, just inside the woods (look for a picnic table and trail sign). You can then go right or left to follow this incredible loop. There is a shortcut option available.

This trail boasts quite a few large, steep hills and uneven steps, making it a good challenge for trail runners and hikers alike. it is not suited to small children or folks with mobility issues (head to Lake Trail!). You'll also pass through some lower areas that are thick with lush foliage and, in the spring, tons of skunk cabbage.

Along the southern stretch of the trail, keep your eyes open for White Oak Spring, a naturally occurring spring at the base of a white oak tree. You'll also run along a few watery areas, so be prepared to get wet.

Flora & Fauna

You'll see lots of towering trees along here and lots of skunk cabbage in the spring. Trees along the trail include some excellent examples of White Oaks and a gorgeous Hemlock Grove. The herbaceous layer contains Christmas and Sensitive Ferns. Smartweed, Wingstem and Snake Root bloom in mid August and early September along the trail.

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Aug 27, 2019
Mary Hess
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Aug 17, 2019
Charlie Andes
Jul 28, 2019
Heather E
May 11, 2019
Julie Grove
May 2, 2019
Nicholas Malcolm
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Apr 26, 2019
Caleb Weatherbee
12mi — 4h 00m
Apr 6, 2019
Caleb Weatherbee
10mi — 4h 00m
Feb 10, 2019
John Bryson
2mi — 1h 30m

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