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      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
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
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      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 1, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      59
      Trails Mountain Bike
      63
      Trails Hike
      56
      Trails Trail Running
      56
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      1,098 ft
      Total Vertical
      140 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,207 ft
      Reports
      2,163
      Photos
      68
      Ridden Counter
      29,695

      Photos of Guelph Lake Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Firefly
      35 |
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 8:31pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      trail: Middle Ground
      82 |
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 12:53pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      trail: Middle Ground
      71 |
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 12:53pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      trail: Rollercoaster
      88 |
      Apr 20, 2022 @ 11:18am
      Apr 20, 2022
      trail: Firefly
      56 |
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 8:52pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      trail: Firefly
      50 |
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 8:52pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      53 |
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      trail: Mad Hatter
      64 |
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 1:52pm
      Sep 6, 2021

      Videos of Guelph Lake Trails Mountain Bike

      Walking Monkey Wrench
      1:12 | 166 | Nov 26, 2015
      Mountain Biking Montage
      4:04 | 367 | Feb 25, 2014
      All In #3.
      trail: Phoenix
      1:32 | 732 | Apr 2, 2013
      First ride on the Phoenix
      trail: Phoenix
      1:22 | 543 | Dec 24, 2012
      Senia Sitartchouk - Ride or Die
      1:39 | 492 | Nov 9, 2011
      april/12
      0:57 | 237 | Apr 13, 2011
      GORBA Snail Trail - Shup up and RIDE!
      1:46 | 79 | Aug 16, 2022 , Guelph
      GORBA Snail Trail at Guelph Lake
      1:35 | 107 | Jul 2, 2022 , Guelph

      Recent Trail Reports

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      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #676382rockyman99riddentrailFight Club
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 6:04pm
      17 hours
      user #2545406jgenier99wishlistregionGuelph Lake Trails
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 4:52pm
      2 days
      user #1367522ppadovanwishlistrouteThe von Dehn Homes Winter Loop (Long) 22/23
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 11:07am
      2 days
      user #1070826fsrjaywishlistrouteThe von Dehn Homes Winter Loop (Long) 22/23
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 5:01am
      2 days
      user #3129947adrian427riddentrailFight Club and 1 more
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 4:13am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3144718TietrailFight ClubReally fun trail has nice burms and has the...
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 2:56pm
      Aug 15, 2022
      user #3129947adrian427reportFight ClubAlso recently trimmed.
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 9:30am
      Aug 13, 2022
      user #2388427amcgibbon-ccreportUp the TongueK5
      Jul 9, 2022 @ 9:28am
      Jul 9, 2022
      user #24821036tk6reportFight ClubMostly good, some slick spots
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 2:00pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      user #2415264AHagentrailMonkey WrenchLoads of work has been done on the initial...
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 6:39pm
      Sep 16, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Arkell Spring Grounds 13 13 7 16 km
      Hanlon Creek 13 106.5 km
      Little Tract9.9 km
      Puslinch Tract / Twin Ponds 18 8 711 km
      Natchez Woods 4 3 311.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6317 miles1,040 ft5 miles141 ft
      #103#7732,1611010,376
      Hike5616 miles1,001 ft4 miles141 ft
      #91#102,136248
      Trail Running5616 miles1,001 ft4 miles141 ft
      #90#102,136143
      Snowshoe22,785 ft59 ft1,345 ft59 ft
      1413
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