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Rail Road Trail

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A trail along the top of Amon Basin. It has a good view of the entire preserve and follows an old railroad bed.


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1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

541' 165 m

High

492' 150 m

Low

33' 10 m

Up

51' 16 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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Family Friendly This trail is easy and not that long.

Description

This is a mostly flat trail on a gravel path. The trail sits on an old railway bed that has been converted to a path ideal for hiking. The trail starts/ends at the two access points of the Amon Basin Preserve and offers great views of the preserve along its length. Popular with the locals, this trail weaves through the upland shrub steppe and desert scenery.

Flora & Fauna

Wyoming Big Sage, Gray Rabbitbrush, Green Rabbitbrush.

Contacts

Local Club: Tapteal Greenway

Nov 13, 2018: Temp Post

Land Manager: Tapteal Greenway Association

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#1

in Amon Creek

#3106

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#1

in Amon Creek

#145

in Washington

#3,106

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Beautiful view of the Amon Basis Preserve.
Jan 4, 2018 near Kennewick, WA
Upland shrub-steppe meets the wetlands. What a contrast.
Jan 4, 2018 near Kennewick, WA

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