National Wildlife Refuge System

J. CLARK SALYER
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

681 Salyer Road
Upham, ND, 58789
Phone: 701-768-2548
E-mail: jclarksalyer@fws.gov

GRASSLAND TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 5 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Dirt

Special Features

  • Interpretive auto tour route
  • 7 stops
  • Wildlife, habitat, management and history
  • Brochures available at Refuge Headquarters


HEADQUARTERS OBSERVATION DECK

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.13 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Asphalt

Special Features

  • Observation platform overlooking wetland
  • Interpretive panels
  • Spotting scopes and binoculars available at Refuge Headquarters
  • Waterfowl during fall and spring migration


SAND HILLS WALK

Trail Information

  • Length: 2 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Dirt/grass

Special Features

  • Bur oak and aspen forest
  • Shrub and grass understory




SCENIC TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 22 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 0
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Interpretive auto tour route
  • 18 stops
  • Wildlife, habitat, management and history
  • Brochures available at Refuge Headquarters


SOURIS RIVER CANOE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 13 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Traverses several habitat types
  • Within Souris River floodplain
  • Paddled as a 5.5 or 13 mile route
  • Brochure and map available at Refuge Headquarters


Last updated: October 28, 2010