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      This region represents the Calgary Metropolitan Region, also referred to as the Calgary Region.

      It contains the following regions:
      Calgary
      Rocky View County
      Foothills County
      Wheatland County (partial, including Strathmore)

      And all sub regions/cities/towns/etc.
      Region Details
      • 326
      • 75
      • 565
      • 388
      • 49
      • 4

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,466
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,413
      Trails E-Bike
      682
      Trails Horse
      61
      Trails Hike
      1,367
      Trails Trail Running
      1,350
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      103
      Trails Downhill Ski
      13
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      59
      Trails Nordic Ski
      33
      Total Distance
      920 miles
      Total Descent
      72,707 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,203 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,235 ft
      Reports
      13,024
      Photos
      3,125
      Ridden Counter
      13,164

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Nose Hill Park 131 103 1
      Fish Creek Provincial Park 53 65 12
      Paskapoo Slopes 30 37 3
      Edworthy Park 20 25 9
      Bridgeland 17 6
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      Popular Calgary Metropolitan Region Trails

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      Macleod to Glennfield
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Regional Pathway - Weaselhead to Glenmore Landing
      Glenmore Park & Weaselhead Flats
      Washout
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Regional Pathway - North Glenmore Park to Weaselhead
      Glenmore Park & Weaselhead Flats
      Glenmore Pathway (Glenmore Landing to Rockyview)
      Calgary
      Double Down
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Votier's Flats Riverside
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Eroder
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      In the Pines
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Sideshow Bob
      Bowmont Park
      Flyby
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Crescent
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Camelbak
      Nose Hill Park
      Fuzzy Groover
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      Slauson Cutoff
      Nose Hill Park

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tour De Creek XC
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      10 miles
      Dave Sullivan's Nose Hill Single Track Loop
      Nose Hill Park
      17 miles
      McKinnon Flats Infinity Loop
      McKinnon Flats
      10 miles
      Sideshow Bob to 12 Mile Coulee
      Bowmont Park
      7 miles
      FCP: Pathways Less Travelled
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      15 miles
      West Fish Creek Work Around
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      8 miles
      #RideCMBA Nosehill Medium Loop
      Nose Hill Park
      8 miles
      Trail 3 Nose Hill
      Nose Hill Park
      5 miles
      Fishcreek East To West Infinity Loop
      Fish Creek Provincial Park
      17 miles
      Kids Short Loop
      Paskapoo Slopes
      2 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 216 rides
      Yesterday
      • 312 rides
      Past Week
      • 2,195 rides

      Photos of Calgary Metropolitan Region Mountain Bike

      trail: The Downlow
      16 |
      Jul 5, 2023 @ 2:35pm
      Jul 5, 2023
      trail: The Downlow
      141 |
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 1:32pm
      Jun 20, 2021
      trail: The Ridge
      542 |
      Mar 13, 2017 @ 5:40pm
      Mar 13, 2017
      trail: The Ridge
      722 |
      Mar 13, 2017 @ 5:39pm
      Mar 13, 2017
      trail: Safari
      840 |
      Sep 13, 2016 @ 10:15am
      Sep 13, 2016
      | 1 comments
      trail: Safari
      544 |
      Aug 24, 2016 @ 10:49am
      Aug 24, 2016
      trail: Safari
      506 |
      May 23, 2015 @ 7:30pm
      May 23, 2015
      trail: Safari
      841 |
      Sep 10, 2014 @ 10:21pm
      Sep 10, 2014

      Videos of Calgary Metropolitan Region Mountain Bike

      A jump too high
      33 | Jul 9, 2024
      2024 07 05 mountain bike ride - First run ok
      5 | Jul 9, 2024
      2024 mtb crash in COP one jump too big
      15 | Jul 6, 2024
      Some Rides in Alberta
      trail: Lazer Fade
      78 | Sep 26, 2023
      3 runs and Rey in front sending
      trail: Safari
      52 | Sep 20, 2023
      Staircase Hat Rick - Edworthy Park
      22 | Sep 18, 2023
      Drop Session
      trail: Lazer Fade
      37 | Sep 9, 2023
      Reyrvn in front at Winsport
      15 | Sep 8, 2023

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      MahniXMIGZEwishlistrouteactivity #56011046
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 5:49pm
      7 hours
      b1acksn0w9riddentrailactivity #55995878
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 12:09pm
      13 hours
      RyanvDMMUXriddentrailactivity #55985483
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 8:32am
      17 hours
      RyanvDMMUXriddentrailactivity #55985461 and 1 more
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 8:31am
      17 hours
      chhooowishlistrouteactivity #55984667
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 8:17am
      17 hours

      Recent Comments

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      BbOsVtrailLoomis LakeGood to go for 2024. The access restrictions...
      Jul 6, 2024 @ 6:58pm
      Jul 6, 2024
      MichaelCvl57ktrailUnderdunkVery slopped at this point - best to avoid
      Jul 1, 2024 @ 8:43pm
      Jul 1, 2024
      Homer07mtbtrailShockeri noticed it say one direction and its...
      Jul 1, 2024 @ 9:58am
      Jul 1, 2024
      marlon-gallantreportHarder Not FasterTrail builder have added some great features
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 1:15pm
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      marlon-gallanttrailHarder Not FasterTrail builders have added some good features
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 3:07pm
      Jun 21, 2024

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,413847 miles64,072 ft333 miles5,203 ft
      3,07813,01666212,802
      E-Bike682404 miles28,130 ft161 miles3,356 ft
      312,15675,074
      Horse61125 miles15,981 ft56 miles4,314 ft
      2,135229
      Hike1,367884 miles68,051 ft341 miles5,203 ft
      2712,922115,244
      Trail Running1,350871 miles67,477 ft337 miles5,203 ft
      612,9251924,720
      Dirtbike/Moto133 miles276 ft1 mile1,857 ft
      2,110139
      ATV/ORV/OHV22 miles66 ft3,340 ft1,857 ft
      2,11023
      Snowmobile415 miles1,627 ft6 miles3,166 ft
      810
      Snowshoe10399 miles11,040 ft35 miles4,662 ft
      63490
      Downhill Ski133 miles266 ft1 mile679 ft
      487
      Backcountry Ski5964 miles7,349 ft24 miles3,898 ft
      927
      Nordic Ski3329 miles3,471 ft12 miles3,602 ft
      19622
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