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Shelby Rail Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 70' 21 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 808' 246 m
Low: 738' 225 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Carolina Thread Trail

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Shelby Rail Trail is a 0.8-mile gravel and natural surface trail that follows an old railroad.

Carolina Thread Trail

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Wildlife

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Parking is available at 940 West Grover Street, Shelby, NC 2815.

Description

Shelby Rail Trail extends the First Broad River Trail. Total, this trail is 2.2 miles in length. The trailhead is located in the middle of the two trails.

To follow the Rail Trail section, begin on the northern end of the parking lot toward the entrance road and head east to follow the gravel and dirt trail. The trail goes behind an industrial area and runs parallel to West Grover Street. The trail ends when it meets back up with West Grover Street.

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#104

in North Carolina

#3,193

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First Broad River Trail - Shelby Rail Trail
Jun 10, 2019 near Shelby, NC

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