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      This riding area incorporates Gates Gully and Sylvan Park, both within the Scarborough Bluffs.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 1, 2023

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      760 ft
      Total Vertical
      317 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      595 ft
      Reports
      43
      Photos
      36
      Ridden Counter
      349

      Photos of Gates Gully Mountain Bike

      53 |
      Jun 28, 2021 @ 1:57pm
      Jun 28, 2021
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      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:56pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      62 |
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      56 |
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 6, 2021
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      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      48 |
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
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      43 |
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      35 |
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 6, 2021

      Videos of Gates Gully Mountain Bike

      79 | Oct 31, 2020
      DH to Sylvan
      0:59 | 112 | Sep 7, 2020
      Little Section
      0:12 | 76 | Apr 19, 2016
      After School MTB Biking New Hope Bikes
      4:14 | 851 | Jun 26, 2013
      AfterMath: After Hours
      0:57 | 1067 | Mar 26, 2012
      After School Ride
      1:33 | 495 | Mar 8, 2011
      chicks fighting after school
      0:42 | 1435 | Jan 19, 2010
      Bike Swing 2009
      3:48 | 247 | Oct 18, 2009

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      After School
      Sep 29, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Sep 29, 2023
      Variabletrail needs some maintenance to clear...stuvie
      Escape the Teacher
      Sep 29, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Sep 29, 2023
      Variabletrail needs some maintenance to clear...stuvie
      Skipping School
      Sep 29, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Sep 29, 2023
      Variabletrail needs some maintenance to clear...stuvie
      Doris McCarthy Trail (Gates Gully)
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 5:21am
      Dec 28, 2022
      Snow Packedpacked for now, but will melt very soonnatedagreat
      Sleeping Village
      Oct 27, 2022 @ 3:57am
      Oct 27, 2022
      Variablelots of leavesnatedagreat
      Summer School
      Oct 27, 2022 @ 3:57am
      Oct 27, 2022
      Ideallots of leavesnatedagreat
      Hill Cres.to Sylvan Ave.Downhill
      Apr 22, 2022 @ 1:17pm
      Apr 22, 2022
      Variablenatedagreat
      Summer School
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 2:38am
      Jul 31, 2021
      DryDoctorHamish
      Trail
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 2:38am
      Jul 31, 2021
      DryDoctorHamish
      Sylvan Park Loop
      Jun 25, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Jun 25, 2021
      DryDoctorHamish

      Activity Feed

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      stuvieaddreportactivity #44737909 and 2 more
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 4:37am
      Oct 1, 2023
      Canadmosupdatetrailactivity #36416893
      Jan 2, 2023 @ 6:55am
      Jan 2, 2023
      natedagreataddreportactivity #36299135
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 9:27pm
      Dec 28, 2022
      natedagreatriddentrailactivity #35324691
      Nov 11, 2022 @ 6:49pm
      Nov 11, 2022
      natedagreataddtrailactivity #35307486
      Nov 11, 2022 @ 6:10am
      Nov 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      natedagreatreportSouthern ExposureThanks for the pictures! I've been wanting to...
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 8:15pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      PetrvalestrailSouthern ExposureThis is a tough trail, with the erosion and...
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 4:32pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      natedagreattrailSouthern ExposureIs this actually a DBD or just harder for the...
      Dec 13, 2020 @ 1:03pm
      Dec 13, 2020
      natedagreattrailSummer SchoolIs it best to ride starting at the street? Or...
      Nov 29, 2020 @ 3:21pm
      Nov 29, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Scarborough Bluffs 18 7 10.6 km
      Highland Creek 23 23 4 12.8 km
      Gatineau Hydro Corridor 113.5 km
      Warden Woods 9 8 6 44.1 km
      Don Valley 88 81 61 116.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike142 miles761 ft2 miles318 ft
      #9,109#2093643346
      E-Bike2643 ft16 ft285 ft43 ft
      #4,908#75256
      Hike132 miles663 ft1 mile318 ft
      #7,967#2013923
      Trail Running132 miles663 ft1 mile318 ft
      #7,942#1983935
      • By kyleluvsdh & contributors
      • Admins: TORONTO
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