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      The Beaver Switchback trail is located 1.5 hour west of Ottawa-Gatineau and close to the Gatineau Park, at Leslie Parka in the Municipality of Otter Lake. The first development was carried out in 2012 for the construction of the trail.

      In 2013, a loop of 3.5 km for beginner to intermediate level was established on the outskirts of Leslie Park. Designed with the support of the Ottawa Mountain Bike Association, a member of the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA), the path is resolutely sustainable and meet the IMBA environmental standards.

      This loop crosses forest landscapes, lakes with heronries, crosses a river and a bridge to the delight of mountain bikers. The trail is both the route and the beauty of visited landscapes.

      A second loop was developed in 2014. With a level of difficulty from intermediate to advanced, this 3.7 km-long trail crosses a forest area on the outskirts of the park and has many bends and valleys for your pleasure! The trail is shared with walkers. There is also a rest area including a picnic table, a toilet and interpretive panels on the history of the Giant Beaver.
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      Stats

      Trails
      2
      Total Distance
      4.1 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1.6 miles
      Total Descent
      540 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      910 ft
      Total Vertical
      225 ft
      Reports
      1
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      3

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