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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
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  • One Direction
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This place has tons of flow

      There is very little climbing, a full loop will provide less than 125m of elevation. However there is still enough elevation to give you some seriously fast sections especially going west.

      There are some trails with man made berms (added this year), some that are extremely tight and twisty, some that are very fast and flowy, one that is 100% rock like Hilton Falls, and a few in the back half that have some climbs that will get your heart rate up!

      Overall a really nice ride that will take about 1 hour and a touch to complete the full system. I have ridden most of the trails in southern Ontario and I feel this place is the most relaxing MTB experience there is. Not very strenuous due to minimal climbing, and lots of flow / high speed that lets you snake through the pine forest and have a good time!

      If you are into wooden features and hardcore tech trails like 3 Stages / Hilton Falls then this may not be the place for you - but if you are interested in a flowy fun ride that you can rail corners on then I would hit this place up / have a nice day downtown in the city named "The B.C. of Ontario"
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking for Guelph Lake Trails google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 20, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      GORBA
      (gorba.ca)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #174
      State Ranking
      #11
      Trails (view details)
      50
      Trails Mountain Bike
      50
      Trails Hike
      49
      Trails Trail Running
      49
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      1,182 ft
      Total Vertical
      134 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,201 ft
      Reports
      1,002
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      7,818

      GORBA Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      5 mile Guelph Lake Ridepopular ridelog5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Phoenix
      9 |
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      trail: Phoenix
      8 |
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      trail: Roy's Ridge
      41 |
      Feb 7, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Feb 7, 2019
      trail: Roy's Ridge
      30 |
      Feb 7, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Feb 7, 2019

      Videos of GORBA Trails Mountain Bike

      Walking Monkey Wrench
      1:12 | 118 | Nov 26, 2015
      The Downhill Digger Jam, pretend by 403 Racing
      trail: Digger
      4:58 | 1494 | Jul 20, 2015
      109 TRAIN and the Digger Jam
      trail: Digger
      0:59 | 348 | Jul 19, 2015
      Winter Joyride Edit
      2:40 | 467 | Apr 5, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1871083Graham2309addphoto in My City and 1 more
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #992937ovoraddreportRocky River Run and 23 more
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1184464JordansemailaddresscommenttrailPhoenix
      Oct 4, 2019 @ 4:09pm
      Oct 4, 2019
      user #828314RockyRaccoonaddreportPhoenix
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 10:06am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #828314RockyRaccoonaddtrailPhoenix
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:59am
      Sep 30, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1184464JordansemailaddresstrailPhoenixIs the trail work finished on this one?
      Oct 4, 2019 @ 4:09pm
      Oct 4, 2019
      user #586699archiedividendtrailHell's KitchenTrail is closed
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Jun 24, 2019
      user #586699archiedividendtrailHomesteadTrail is closed
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Jun 24, 2019
      user #37169travellerreportMagic ForestGreat conditions in the magic forest today
      Dec 7, 2018 @ 11:05am
      Dec 7, 2018
      user #1532826MTBeer1trailDiggerNot as difficult compared to West Nile. Some...
      May 12, 2018 @ 5:04pm
      May 12, 2018

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