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      Bowmont Park is a 164 Ha natural area in Calgary's NW. It is bordered by Home Road, the Bow River, Nose Hill Drive and the community of Silver Springs.

      People have been walking up and down the slope between Silver Springs and the river for decades, and lots and lots of singletrack has been formed. There are good trails and not so good trail. Due to the SW exposure, these trails are some of the first to dry out in the entire city.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Bowmount Park
      Land Status: City Managed
      Home Road Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Access is from the parking lot just off Home Road and 52 St. NW, another parking lot at 51 Ave. NW [just north of the 85 St. / Bearspaw Dam Rd intersection]. The City's regional paved pathway runs the entire length of the park, and access from Silver Springs is everywhere.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
      • 27
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 15, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      1,863 ft
      Total Vertical
      374 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,872 ft
      Reports
      495
      Photos
      109
      Ridden Counter
      8,589

      Photos of Bowmont Park Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 7:52am
      Oct 1, 2022
      6 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 7:52am
      Oct 1, 2022
      8 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 7:52am
      Oct 1, 2022
      trail: Sideshow Bob
      9 |
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      trail: Sideshow Mel
      2 |
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      trail: Sideshow Mel
      2 |
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      227 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:48am
      May 24, 2020
      trail: Sideshow Bob
      419 |
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:50am
      Jul 22, 2018

      Videos of Bowmont Park Mountain Bike

      Kid SENDING of Kicker Ramp
      0:04 | 466 | May 20, 2020
      Bowmont Eastlands Night Ride
      2:38 | 645 | Sep 14, 2017
      It Begins
      3:39 | 962 | Apr 27, 2013
      Bowmont Rip - Calgary, AB, Mountain Bike POV
      3:24 | 192 | Nov 7, 2021 , Calgary
      Early Spring Riding! Sideshow Bob | Calgary
      3:39 | 542 | Apr 1, 2021 , Calgary
      Sideshow Bob /Bowmout park
      3:03 | 527 | Jan 19, 2021 , Calgary
      Silver springs calgary fall 2020
      2:42 | 297 | Oct 2, 2020 , Calgary
      Go it Alone - Mountain Bike Trails Calgary
      trail: CMBA Link
      688 | Sep 8, 2016 , Calgary

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1178905ericpelletier13addreportSideshow Bob and 2 more
      Nov 20, 2022 @ 8:39am
      Nov 20, 2022
      user #1178905ericpelletier13addreportSideshow Bob and 3 more
      Oct 16, 2022 @ 9:06pm
      Oct 16, 2022
      user #486809DonYxupdatetrailBowmont Park Pathway
      Oct 9, 2022 @ 5:43pm
      Oct 9, 2022
      user #1321008rockymountainradioaddphoto in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and 2 more
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 7:52am
      Oct 1, 2022
      user #1803171ryancartiersaddtrailColumbus UFO
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 8:58pm
      Sep 29, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailSideshow Bobsuper fun trail to have in the city.
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 11:19am
      Jun 12, 2022
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailSideshow BobWe're lucky to have great trails like this in...
      Nov 19, 2021 @ 5:28pm
      Nov 19, 2021
      user #486809DonYxreportThe Natural Environment Park StrollThe signs now say the trail is closed until...
      Jul 7, 2021 @ 9:56am
      Jul 7, 2021
      user #30595dwdwreportThe Natural Environment Park StrollDon't be afraid to let the councillor for the...
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 8:03am
      Jun 29, 2021
      user #30595dwdwreportThe Natural Environment Park StrollHere is the reply from the city: "We’ve...
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 7:36am
      Jun 29, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Paskapoo Slopes 26 36 31.5 km
      Canada Olympic Park 6 15 51.8 km
      Valley Ridge 2 4 22.2 km
      12 Mile Coulee 6 9 12.3 km
      Edworthy Park 20 25 93 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3520 miles1,864 ft8 miles374 ft
      #782#21109495311,804
      E-Bike1411 miles1,506 ft5 miles217 ft
      #340#12490157
      Hike3620 miles1,864 ft8 miles374 ft
      #558#19495115
      Trail Running3620 miles1,864 ft8 miles374 ft
      #563#194952942
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, CMBA, DonYx, ryancartiers
      • #11447 - 19,434 views
      • bowmont park activity log | embed map of Bowmont Park mountain bike trails | bowmont park mountain biking points of interest

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