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      Central Edmonton (south) combines sections of the River Valley in Cloverdale and Walterdale on the south side of the river. This is a high traffic area for walker, runners, cyclists, and other recreationalists. Central Edmonton (south) single track trails were the host of the first ever Canada Cup Cross-Country Mountain Bike race in 2010 and 2011, and offers a wide range of bike trails for nearly all skill levels.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Region Details
      • 17
      • 13
      • 12
      • 59
      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Feb 20, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      108
      Trails Mountain Bike
      107
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      107
      Trails Trail Running
      107
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent
      3,364 ft
      Total Vertical
      254 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,271 ft
      Reports
      5,742
      Photos
      377
      Ridden Counter
      75,480

      Photos of Central Edmonton (South) Mountain Bike

      trail: E.M.P. Blast
      11 |
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 4:21pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      trail: Hogwarts
      65 |
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 9:25pm
      Oct 1, 2020
      trail: Hogwarts
      143 |
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 1:17pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      26 |
      Jul 25, 2019 @ 8:51pm
      Jul 25, 2019
      trail: Six Shooter
      651 |
      Apr 11, 2016 @ 3:01pm
      Apr 11, 2016
      | 2 comments
      153 |
      Mar 25, 2016 @ 11:53am
      Mar 25, 2016
      trail: Six Shooter
      976 |
      Feb 25, 2016 @ 8:31pm
      Feb 25, 2016
      trail: Too Much
      233 |
      Jun 18, 2015 @ 1:21pm
      Jun 18, 2015

      Videos of Central Edmonton (South) Mountain Bike

      Night ride
      4 | Sep 25, 2023
      Chill ride
      6 | Sep 25, 2023
      Night Ride
      5 | Sep 24, 2023
      Solo ride: Jan 25, 2023
      12 | Jan 26, 2023
      EMP Blast trail with Arnold
      52 | Sep 20, 2022
      Riding green boi chute
      65 | May 5, 2022
      21 | May 5, 2022
      Bridge Detour
      12 | May 3, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Emily Murphy Access
      Jan 31, 2024 @ 6:35pm
      Jan 31, 2024
      Icysum333So much ice now. So sketch

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      dtbwwygfalaycaddreportactivity #49387276
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 6:36am
      2 days
      Backpocketaddreportactivity #49329589 and 4 more
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 3:05pm
      Feb 19, 2024
      sum333addreportactivity #49226176 and 4 more
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 5:29pm
      Feb 16, 2024
      sum333addreportactivity #49170650
      Feb 14, 2024 @ 7:55pm
      Feb 14, 2024
      sum333addreportactivity #49134657 and 6 more
      Feb 13, 2024 @ 1:06pm
      Feb 13, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      sum333trailSix ShooterI recently witnessed a pretty crazy collision...
      Nov 27, 2023 @ 5:12pm
      Nov 27, 2023
      sum333trailSkyline TrailThe "new" Skyline is still a good trail more...
      Nov 17, 2023 @ 9:28pm
      Nov 17, 2023
      willpowdertrailLove ChildLots of work done in fall 2023 making this...
      Nov 17, 2023 @ 7:19pm
      Nov 17, 2023
      sum333trailUofA-6Disregard this last comment. With construction...
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 4:28pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      JacobvMc9KJtrailHogwartsWatch out for illegal tree tripods being built...
      Oct 19, 2023 @ 3:45pm
      Oct 19, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Central Edmonton (North) 4 70.7 km
      Mill Creek Ravine 12 32 14 31.5 km
      Forest Heights 2 18 5 21.7 km
      Hawrelak 5 11 8 42.1 km
      Kinnaird Park 3 16 32.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10727 miles3,350 ft11 miles253 ft
      #37#23745,7421432,645
      E-Bike23 miles135 ft4,140 ft203 ft
      4,939399
      Hike10727 miles3,264 ft11 miles253 ft
      #24#15,740251
      Trail Running10727 miles3,264 ft11 miles253 ft
      #23#15,74023,973
      Snowshoe1961 ft69 ft679 ft72 ft
      718
      • By A-Anderson & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, Canadmos, warrenmacdonald, EMBA, EdmontonMountainBikeAlliance, jdd4, yegmtb1
      • #5099 - 22,948 views

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