3,756 ft
Distance
67 ft
Climb
-67 ft
Descent
00:22:19
Avg time

Sun Valley Loop Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Year Opened
    2004
  • Land Manager
    City of Toronto

Historically, Sun Valley was used as a landfill for many years until its closure in 1965. Beneath the ground, waste is compacted 20 to 25 meters deep throughout the site’s 8.4 hectares. After the landfill was closed, the area was covered over with topsoil and allowed to revert to a naturalized state.
Although the current early stages of Sun Valley’s naturalization resemble a meadow habitat, the ultimate goal is to restore parts of the area to a forest ecosystem. With the help of community volunteers, extensive plantings of native trees and shrubs will assist the natural regeneration of the site. Since 2004, approximately 5000 trees have been planted in Sun Valley. The re-vegetation of Sun Valley will connect it with the adjacent forest of Crothers Woods, which is designated as an Environmentally Significant Area.

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More Stats for Sun Valley Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude min
    297 ft
  • Altitude max
    360 ft
  • Altitude start
    344 ft
  • Altitude end
    344 ft
  • Grade max
    -12.972%
  • Grade min
    9.78%
  • Distance climb
    1,363 ft
  • Distance down
    1,305 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,089 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:19
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on Aug 27, 2016
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