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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Elkwater is an unincorporated community at the western edge of the Cypress Hills in southeastern Alberta.
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 21
      • 11
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      63
      Trails Mountain Bike
      40
      Trails Hike
      41
      Trails Trail Running
      41
      Trails Horse
      32
      Trails Snowshoe
      35
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      21
      Total Distance
      134 miles
      Total Descent
      10,676 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,047 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,806 ft
      Reports
      209
      Photos
      233
      Ridden Counter
      3,170
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Elkwater Mountain Bike

      trail: Last Grizzly
      12 |
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Aug 24, 2020
      trail: Mazama Drop
      12 |
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 10:54am
      Aug 16, 2020
      trail: Mazama Drop
      11 |
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 10:54am
      Aug 16, 2020
      trail: Mazama Drop
      11 |
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 10:54am
      Aug 16, 2020

      Videos of Elkwater Mountain Bike

      2:51 | 749 | Nov 6, 2016
      Beaver Creek Trail
      3:29 | 915 | Jul 20, 2014
      Mazama Drop
      8:21 | 10 | Nov 17, 2020 , Elkwater
      Upper Mystery -From the Tower to Last...
      2:41 | 6 | Nov 16, 2020 , Elkwater

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Cobble Miner Trail
      Dec 3, 2020 @ 9:37pm
      1 days
      DryMclean16Hike Several trees have fallen on the trail
      Last Grizzly
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:52pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      IdealAndykmnTree down after bridge. Can ride hard...
      Mazama Drop
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 2:25pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      IdealHencla65
      Horseshoe Canyon Trail
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Sep 15, 2020
      DryBaudinaHike Good trail. Part soft underground. First...
      Mystery Trail
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 5:32pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      IdealSwimkinCouple of nails sticking out of an old...
      Tower Trail
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      DryStasher CTSS dry and clear
      Soggy Bottom Trail
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      DryStasher CTSS
      Mitchell Creek Connector
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 11:59am
      Aug 22, 2020
      Idealtamrog
      Cougar Ridge
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 11:59am
      Aug 22, 2020
      Idealtamrog
      Crocus Loop
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 11:59am
      Aug 22, 2020
      Drytamrog

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1956626Mclean16addreportCobble Miner Trail
      Dec 3, 2020 @ 9:37pm
      1 days
      user #1424092AndykmnaddvideoMazama Drop
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 5:24pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      user #1424092AndykmnaddvideoUpper Mystery -From the Tower to Last Grizzly/Cobble Miner
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 4:40pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #1424092AndykmnaddvideoMitchell Creek Connector
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #1424092AndykmnaddreportLast Grizzly
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:52pm
      Nov 3, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1871415ChluckietrailTower TrailHey would this be better to get to Mazama Drop...
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 11:14pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #1871415ChluckietrailMystery TrailBe ready to peddle, well this trail is...
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 11:07pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #1871415ChluckietrailMazama DropIMO the Best trail in Elkwater, what a treat...
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 6:57pm
      Oct 1, 2020
      user #1600831RyanM270trailLast GrizzlyVery very fun trail!! Loved it! Easy to bypass...
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 10:48am
      Aug 15, 2020
      user #320796talkstertrailLakeside TrailLots of down trees, spent as much time pushing...
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:25pm
      Aug 3, 2020

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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