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Backchannel Trail

Easy

Trail

1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 10' 3 m
Descent: -8' -3 m
High: 618' 188 m
Low: 609' 186 m

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Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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A well-maintained trail following the backchannel of Middle Island.

Matt Bristol

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open an hour before sunrise to an hour after sunset.

Description

This trail can be accessed from many different points to make a long or short loop around Middle Island. The trail follows along the waterway for its duration, offering various points to view and enjoy wildlife.

Flora & Fauna

A diverse array of spring and summer wildflowers can be found along the trail. There are excellent opportunities for bird watching as well!

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