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    Flowdown Trail

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    3-4.5h
    Distance
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    11.3 km
    Elevation
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    406 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Flowdown Trail is an 11.3 km multi-use trail near Revelstoke, BC, that is popular with hikers and mountain bikers. The route climbs through the forests of the Mount MacPherson Cross Country Trails Recreation Site along paths made up of packed earth and boardwalk. Keep an eye out for mountain bikes, as the trail is part of a dense network of routes in the area.

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    Route Description for Flowdown Trail

    Primarily used as a mountain bike trail, the Flowdown Trail is a great hiking route south of Revelstoke that will allow you to explore the amazing trail system within the Mount MacPherson Cross Country Trails Recreation Site. Due to the traffic of passing mountain bikes and hikers, you should always remain aware of your surroundings while on this trail and allow others to pass freely by. The route climbs uphill through the dense forest and reveals some scenic views of Mount Mackenzie and Mount Cartier in the distance during the brief moments when the tree cover dissipates. Large moss-covered boulders, dirt paths, and tall trees characterize the majority of this trail as you wind along the lower slopes of the mountain. This trail is a great option if you are looking for a dense network of routes close to the city.

    Getting to the Flowdown Trail Trailhead

    To get to the trailhead for the Flowdown Trail from Revelstoke, drive south along BC-23 for 2.7 km, where you will find the trailhead on the right.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      May-November

    • Backcountry Campsites

      No

    • Pets allowed

      No

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Low

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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