Trout Creek Trestle connects Trail in Okanagan
Province: British Columbia
Trail Section: Trout Creek Trestle #1
Length: 76 m
Location: Okanagan, Kettle Valley regions, next to the research centre in Summerland and Trout Creek along the Kettle Valley Railway
Description: The bridge now connects former gaps along the Trail between Summerland and Penticton. It also features wheelchair ramps and paved accessibility. The trestle was re-decked, railed, and fenced to accommodate Trail usage.
Features: This 76 m trestle, the third highest steel girder bridge of its type in North America, features a spectacular view of the Trout Creek Canyon, as well as mountainous orchards and vineyards.
Total Cost: $470,629
Trail Grant: $35,579
Partners: BC Government, Tourism BC, local businesses
Status: Completed and in use.
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