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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
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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
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  • < 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
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  • 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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Radar Time
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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
      The Happy Creek Trail System is a series of connecting singletrack trails with a wide range of options for all skill levels. Rolling terrain and an interesting mix of roots, sidehills, climbs, stunts, boardwalks and viewpoints make this a local favorite.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 9
      • 7
      • 18
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 19, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails Hike
      32
      Trails Trail Running
      32
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      3,750 ft
      Total Vertical
      561 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,924 ft
      Reports
      413
      Photos
      156
      Ridden Counter
      2,502

      Happy Creek Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Growler Race Route race
      3 miles
      4 mile Happy Creek Fat Bike Ridepopular ridelog4 miles
      6 mile Happy Creek All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog6 miles
      7 mile Happy Creek Ridepopular ridelog7 miles
      7 mile Happy Creek Cross-country Ridepopular ridelog7 miles
      8 mile Happy Creek All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog8 miles
      9 mile Happy Creek Ridepopular ridelog9 miles
      6 mile Happy Creek All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog6 miles
      8 mile Happy Creek All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of Happy Creek Mountain Bike

      trail: Bubbas
      4 |
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 6:53pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      8 |
      Dec 1, 2020 @ 8:18am
      Dec 1, 2020
      trail: Rock Band
      62 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:39am
      Sep 27, 2020
      trail: Bighorn Trail
      14 |
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 6:34pm
      Sep 13, 2020

      Videos of Happy Creek Mountain Bike

      Happy Creek
      3:58 | 183 | Jul 31, 2017
      GoPro Just Giver
      trail: Just Giver
      4:27 | 289 | Oct 9, 2011
      just giver
      trail: Just Giver
      5:51 | 258 | Sep 4, 2011
      Hinton Bike Park and Just Giver
      trail: Just Giver
      0:53 | 447 | Jul 2, 2009

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Ranger
      Dec 19, 2020 @ 1:59pm
      Dec 19, 2020
      Dryflattymatty Cleared fallen trees
      The J
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      Drysecondgear
      Cleo's
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:36pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      Drysecondgear
      Just Get There
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:35pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      Drysecondgear
      Vigilante
      Sep 17, 2020 @ 7:22am
      Sep 17, 2020
      Idealmap-guy YCPR In awesome shape. Such a fun short rip.
      Slowcooker
      Sep 17, 2020 @ 7:21am
      Sep 17, 2020
      Idealmap-guy YCPR AMAZING! New bridges and 80% de-rooted,...
      Happy Creek
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 9:12pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      Ideald00dl35
      Rock Band
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 10:22am
      Aug 22, 2020
      IdealfatbikermtbMint!
      Just Giver
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:00pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      Prevalent MudmexicanbobcatIt's just a boring double-track Trail...
      Party Connector
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 8:07am
      Jul 19, 2020
      Variablecam-rides-bikes

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1076894secondgearaddphoto in Hinton, Alberta, Canada
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 6:53pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      user #425219erockjmetvotetrailRanger and 1 more
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 6:33pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      user #900038flattymattyaddreportRanger
      Dec 19, 2020 @ 1:59pm
      Dec 19, 2020
      user #608302map-guyaddphoto in Hinton, Alberta, Canada
      Dec 1, 2020 @ 8:18am
      Dec 1, 2020
      user #911373kleinpinwishlisttrailHappy Creek
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 6:31pm
      Nov 1, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1768795fatbikermtbtrailRock BandAwesome trail! Couple Little Rock rolls to...
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 12:12am
      Aug 24, 2020
      user #931382mexicanbobcattrailRock BandThis is the most technical, single track esque...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:57pm
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #931382mexicanbobcattrailHappy CreekMeh, it's ok - very easy, might be a Green...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:56pm
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #931382mexicanbobcattrailBighorn TrailPretty boring and old school, stick to Rock...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:54pm
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #931382mexicanbobcattrailJust GiverDon't ride this, it's just a double track quad...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 3:58pm
      Aug 9, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hinton Bike Park 9 8 1 11.7 km
      Jacks 1 73.1 km
      Hinton Nordic Centre 17 17 116.1 km
      Bighorn Ridge 16.4 km
      William A. Switzer Provincial Park 4 111.8 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3524 miles3,750 ft13 miles561 ft
      #954#2615641311,661
      Hike3223 miles3,474 ft13 miles476 ft
      #820#2640617
      Trail Running3223 miles3,474 ft13 miles476 ft
      #824#26406112
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