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      Kananaskis Country is located West & Southwest of Calgary and borders the town of Canmore and Banff National Park. It includes five provincial parks, four wildland provincial parks, one ecological reserve and several provincial recreation areas. It also encompasses the Canmore Nordic Centre, West Bragg Creek and Moose Mountain.

      As per Alberta Environment and Parks, motorized vehicles are only permitted in specifically designated areas, such as Mclean Creek. They are not permitted on most trails. E-assist [i.e. e-bikes] bikes are not permitted in Provincial Parks and Provincial Recreation Areas. E-bikes up to 600W are allowed in Public Lands.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Provincial Park
      Region Details
      • 41
      • 12
      • 118
      • 189
      • 74
      • 8
      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      764
      Trails Mountain Bike
      450
      Trails E-Bike
      143
      Trails Hike
      435
      Trails Trail Running
      426
      Trails Horse
      120
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      270
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      80
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      43
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      10
      Trails Nordic Ski
      102
      Total Distance
      1,232 mile
      Total Descent
      218,486 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,306 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,157 ft
      Reports
      11,129
      Photos
      4,869
      Ridden Counter
      180,738

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: A Rowdy, Stoke-Inducing 2020 Recap from the Flannel Crew
      Jan 6, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      2020 was very good to some.
      Race Report: Plenty of New Stages at the MooseDuro 2019
      Sep 24, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Blue skies, sunshine, and tacky dirt at Moose Mountain, Alberta
      Race Recap: BC Enduro Series - Canmore, AB
      Jul 16, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The Steedz Enduro Mountain Bike Team and Bicycle Cafe partnered up once again to bring back the Canmore Enduro as part of the BC Enduro Series.

      Popular Kananaskis Country Mountain Biking Trails

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      Braggin Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      Merlin View
      West Bragg Creek
      Ranger Summit
      West Bragg Creek
      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      The Odyssey
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Mad Handler
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Hey McLeod
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      Soft Yoghurt
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      EKG East
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      FYI
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Long Road to Ruin
      Canmore Nordic Centre

      Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike Routes

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      Prairie View to Jewell Pass Loop
      Barrier
      10 miles
      Braggin Rights and two lopsided of merlin
      West Bragg Creek
      12 miles
      Braggin Wizard
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      Goldilocks
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      WBC - Braggin' Merlin Classic
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      Ranger Summit to Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      Prairie Link Loop
      Powderface
      7 miles
      Ranger, Snakes, Ridgeback, Bobcat, Strange Brew, Boundary
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 127 rides
      Yesterday
      • 138 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,396 rides

      Photos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      976 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      549 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      384 |
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 10:39am
      Jul 11, 2017
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      415 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      951 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Prospector
      1,504 |
      Jun 11, 2013 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 11, 2013
      trail: Prospector
      167 |
      Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:31am
      Nov 21, 2012
      trail: Orchid
      725 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails Submission
      75 | Jul 22, 2022
      Insane table top sent by 12 year old on new bike!
      64 | Jul 13, 2022
      T-Dub trail
      trail: T-Dub
      21 | Jul 13, 2022
      Flight 66 and Brakeless trails with Bike ta...
      | Jul 12, 2022
      Flight 66 trail with Bike ta Bai shredders
      | Jul 12, 2022
      Moose Mountain Visit July 2022
      16 | Jul 12, 2022
      Drop off send and with Bike ta Bai riders
      trail: T-Dub
      9 | Jul 11, 2022
      Wooden Drop offf
      trail: T-Dub
      9 | Jul 11, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Meaty Ogre
      Prairie Mountain
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 9:21pm
      1 hours
      Very DryDry and looseNickwill12
      Faith Healer
      Prairie Mountain
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 9:11pm
      1 hours
      Very Dryhella dry - quite easy to loose tractionNickwill12
      Prairie Link
      Powderface
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 4:29pm
      6 hours
      IdealBrobrahma
      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 2:55pm
      8 hours
      DryFallen tree. 6-8” truck. Hard to see...andrewbikeguide
      Kestrel
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 10:20am
      12 hours
      DryDry conditions with loose dirt and rocks,...verynicebike
      Horseshoe Slabs
      Horseshoe / G8
      Aug 18, 2022 @ 4:41pm
      1 day
      Drykevindumba
      Road To Gondor
      Prairie Mountain
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 5:55pm
      2 days
      Dryslowscott
      Sidetrax
      Prairie Mountain
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 5:55pm
      2 days
      Dryslowscott
      Whitetail
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 4:48pm
      2 days
      Drygfedd10
      Razors Edge
      Canmore
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 9:04pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      Very DryCouple low-hanging trees just above eye...daniel-beer

      Activity Feed

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      user #3095702MathewPopowichwishlistrouteCox Hill Ridge Loop
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 9:36pm
      53 mins
      user #823482Nickwill12addreportFaith Healer and 1 more
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 9:11pm
      1 hours
      user #1518180claudiamp27riddentrailAvoider
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 8:29pm
      2 hours
      user #1518180claudiamp27riddentrailA Stone's Throw
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 8:29pm
      2 hours
      user #787639srobichaudwishlistrouteBragging-Merlin-Kestral-Long Distance
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 8:06pm
      2 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2968600jarrodNyholt9YhtrailWhitetailMuch easier climb to bragging rights/long...
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 10:16am
      12 hours
      user #736717liamg-alextrailJohnny's TrailHi
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 2:45pm
      2 days
      user #1537393sskinnertrailMerlin ViewI encountered a large angry grizzly bear...
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 11:10pm
      Aug 15, 2022
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailSoft YoghurtLoved this. Wish it didn’t end. We used it...
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 6:52am
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailTragically HipFun. Lap this for a good time. Some of the...
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 6:49am
      Aug 14, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike450848 miles150,830 ft392 miles4,291 ft
      4,72610,952377148,295
      E-Bike143298 miles57,657 ft137 miles3,865 ft
      79,345381,749
      Hike435906 miles148,957 ft401 miles5,305 ft
      7210,6952811,694
      Trail Running426886 miles147,733 ft397 miles5,305 ft
      210,692425,892
      Horse120313 miles42,146 ft137 miles3,573 ft
      134,270797
      Dirtbike/Moto268252 miles47,802 ft121 miles2,441 ft
      434,959567
      ATV/ORV/OHV80113 miles14,596 ft53 miles2,441 ft
      4,92943
      Snowmobile514 miles1,565 ft6 miles1,037 ft
      1,4776
      Snowshoe4382 miles7,221 ft30 miles2,822 ft
      11,5293318
      Backcountry Ski1032 miles3,743 ft12 miles1,549 ft
      1061,425
      Nordic Ski102165 miles19,304 ft78 miles2,428 ft
      514027,488
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