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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
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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
      Region Details
      • 34
      • 13
      • 81
      • 161
      • 63
      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of 14 hours

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      368
      Trails Mountain Bike
      361
      Trails E-Bike
      54
      Trails Hike
      355
      Trails Trail Running
      349
      Trails Horse
      83
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      44
      Total Distance
      787 miles
      Total Descent
      162,880 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,250 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,254 ft
      Reports
      5,733
      Photos
      3,864
      Ridden Counter
      95,340

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Canmore Nordic Centre 15 47 27 1
      West Bragg Creek 11 18
      Moose Mountain 2 6 8 2
      Sheep River 12 5
      Sibbald 8 6
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      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
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Hey McLeod
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Mad Handler
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      The Odyssey
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Soft Yoghurt
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      FYI
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      EKG East
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Organ Donor
      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
      Prospector Route
      Exshaw
      4 miles
      Ranger Summit to Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Powderface Short Loop
      Powderface
      7 miles
      Southern Flow
      West Bragg Creek
      11 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 133 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,036 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      603 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      371 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      669 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Orchid
      537 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      Faith Healer
      4:50 | 8 | Aug 7, 2020
      You all right?
      trail: Family Guy
      0:11 | 47 | Aug 1, 2020
      Meaty Ogre Steeps
      trail: Meaty Ogre
      0:21 | 77 | Jul 30, 2020
      “Oh Doma”
      0:06 | 53 | Jul 26, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Long Distance
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 3:31pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      DryJugheedTree down across trail when coming...
      Bill Milne Trail
      Kananaskis Village
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      DryStoutandridingaboutClosed for bears
      Tom Snow north
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 10:52am
      Jul 29, 2020
      VariableEldereldoKestrel to Moose loop has been destroyed...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1409683conceptblendwishlisttrailRaspberry Ridge
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 10:09pm
      7 hours
      user #2222369GrindingearwishlisttrailHighline
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 9:20pm
      8 hours
      user #1336478jguestwishlisttrailPistolero and 2 more
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 8:44pm
      9 hours
      user #2326029Nataliap25wishlisttrailSoft Yoghurt and 1 more
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 7:24pm
      10 hours
      user #1329521nrkerrriddentrailQuaite Creek
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 6:20pm
      11 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #820338rockwallreportLegboneRemoved
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 1:52pm
      16 hours
      user #503541lazynametrailRaspberry RidgeFor an easier climb and descent you can...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 9:31am
      2 days
      user #674851CSharptrailFord KnollHigly not recommend this old fashion or old...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:21am
      2 days
      user #719136CannonballertrailBig ElbowRode the loop counyer clockwise today with my...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 6:02pm
      2 days
      user #2215433jameslangetrailPistoleroThe steep section at the bottom, just before...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 8:38am
      3 days

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