Loop Brook Trail

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Very Easy
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1.6 km
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109 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Loop Brook Trail is a short, informative hiking route that will take you through the scenic valley to visit the stone remnants of an old railway trestle. Along the hike you will find informative signs that highlight the history of the area and experience the sights of nearby mountains including Bonney Mountain and the Bonney Glacier. This route is perfect for anyone looking to combine a love of history with the outdoors.

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Route Description for Loop Brook Trail

The Loop Brook Trail is a short hiking route in Glacier National Park that skirts around the edges of Loop Brook Campground on an interpretive trail that is packed with local history. Easily accessible from Highway 1, this 1.6 km trail passes by a series of stone pillars that once stood as supports for a railway trestle but now serve as a reminder of a bygone era. Along this trail, you will have scenic views of the valley along the bubbling waters of Loop Brook and, in nice weather, a good sightline up to Bonney Mountain and Bonney Glacier. This route offers the perfect opportunity to stop along the highway and stretch your legs while taking in the amazing sights and interesting local history.

Getting to the Loop Brook Trail Trailhead

To reach the Loop Brook trailhead from Revelstoke, drive east on BC-1 E for 59.7 km and turn right at the small roadside parking area to access the trail.

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    Loop Brook Campground

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    Yes - On Leash

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