2.7 miles
Distance
317 ft
Climb
-270 ft
Descent
00:39:57
Avg time

Water Tower Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

Short, easy trail along the escarpment edge.

Access Info

Start at Johnson Lake or Cascade Ponds

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Water Tower Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    46 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,593 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,731 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,593 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,640 ft
  • Grade
    0.327%
  • Grade max
    -17.455%
  • Grade min
    18.143%
  • Distance climb
    1.2 miles
  • Distance down
    1.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,210 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:57
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Status:
on Sep 4, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Water Tower Trail Trail Reports

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Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:12pm
Sep 4, 2016
Trail is officially closed at water tower, by Parks Canada, due to whirling disease, cutting off 1.7km segment to Johnson Lake.
Aug 2, 2016 @ 10:52am
Aug 2, 2016
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Some people have built a ramp which I don't recommend people use, it's very unstable.
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Aug 2, 2016 @ 10:53am
Aug 2, 2016
Water Tower Trail, Calgary
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Aug 2, 2016 @ 10:51am
Aug 2, 2016
Water Tower Trail, Banff

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