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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

98%

Runnable

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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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 running. 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.

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#1

in Amon Creek

#2777

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#1

in Amon Creek

#132

in Washington

#2,777

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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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