The Salvage Trail is 1.5 miles long. The trail follows an old gravel-surfaced roadbed with rolling terrain providing flat and easy to hike sections with a few steeper inclines. This trail is linked to the Ward Creek Trail via a tunnel under Revilla Road, providing access to the Ward Lake recreation area. The opportunity for a loop hike exists by linking to the Ward Creek trail via Revilla road and Last Chance Campground and back through the trail tunnel (3.4 miles) to the main trailhead.
At a Glance
Directions: You can access either of the trailheads by following the North Tongass Highway to the Revilla Road Junction. Turn right and follow to the intersection with the Ward Lake Road. Turn left and park in the parking area on the left hand side. The main trailhead is on the right side of the road, across from the parking area. The other trailhead is on Revilla Road, approximately 1.1 miles from the Ward Lake Road junction, on the left hand side. There is limited parking here. Please do not block the gate.