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      Maple Mountain is located just off Osborne Bay Road within the Municipal Forest Reserve owned by the District of North Cowichan. Maple Mountain is enjoyed by walkers, hikers and mountain bikers. There over 28 kilometres on 18 sanctioned trails built and maintained by the passionate trail builders and locals. The local Cowichan Trail Stewardship Society manages and maintains the trails on behalf of the Municipality.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Land Manager: Municipality of North Cowichan
      Osborne Bay Road Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Pull off Osbourne bay Rd by the yellow gate with a big "Welcome to Maple Mountain Community Forest" sign.
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      Region Details
      • 9
      • 2
      • 13
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 7, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      40
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails E-Bike
      27
      Trails Hike
      37
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Trails Horse
      9
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      6,744 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,604 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,652 ft
      Reports
      762
      Photos
      276
      Ridden Counter
      13,405

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      8 Days, 8 Life Lessons - BC Bike Race 2019
      Jul 25, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      A racer's perspective from the 2019 BC Bike Race and some advice if it's on your to-do list.

      Photos of Maple Mountain Mountain Bike

      trail: Solar Coaster
      50 |
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 9:53pm
      Jan 19, 2021
      82 |
      Nov 14, 2020 @ 5:00pm
      Nov 14, 2020
      172 |
      Jun 12, 2020 @ 10:50pm
      Jun 12, 2020
      trail: Story Trail
      44 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      May 24, 2020
      trail: Lower Xylem
      194 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
      Jul 24, 2017
      trail: Lower Xylem
      127 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:44am
      Jul 24, 2017
      690 |
      Feb 22, 2016 @ 10:59pm
      Feb 22, 2016
      2,627 |
      Oct 28, 2013 @ 9:31am
      Oct 28, 2013
      | 3 comments

      Videos of Maple Mountain Mountain Bike

      Catwalk for Effect
      68 | Aug 14, 2021
      Catwalk for Effect
      | Aug 14, 2021
      Upper Maple Syrup to Phloem(1080p)
      17:28 | 338 | Dec 21, 2019
      Going down Xylem!
      8:35 | 322 | Jul 16, 2018
      170902 Maple Syrup Tristin
      6:03 | 349 | Sep 5, 2017
      170902 Maple Syrup DCent
      1:13 | 100 | Sep 5, 2017
      170902 Maple Syrup BBB
      3:36 | 57 | Sep 5, 2017
      Cruising
      1:34 | 235 | Jun 8, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2170427cowichanmtbaddreportPhloem
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #1316235Dgarveiyd1986addreportPhloem and 1 more
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 8:06pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      user #1834498ArkiniencommenttrailLower Xylem
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 12:27pm
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #1834498ArkinienriddentrailLower Xylem and 2 more
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 12:27pm
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #1834498ArkinienvotetrailLower Xylem and 1 more
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 12:26pm
      Jun 8, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1834498ArkinientrailLower XylemBeautiful climbing Trail
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 12:27pm
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #1834498ArkinientrailLower XylemBeautiful climbing through
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 12:27pm
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #517709gabrielamadeustrailLower XylemJust visited from Oregon and this has got to...
      Apr 13, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Apr 13, 2022
      user #28295colchilibecktrailLower Maple SyrupI would agree with the previous comment. I...
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 1:33pm
      Apr 2, 2022
      user #1351062gasman5trailPhloemFirst time on it. Great flowy trail. Very...
      Mar 25, 2022 @ 4:41pm
      Mar 25, 2022

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      namedistance
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      Mount Tzouhalem 35 22 14.3 km
      Channel Ridge 25.1 km
      Mount Prevost 3 14 135.8 km
      Cobble Hill 5 11 910.6 km

      Local Badges

      Pinkbike Articles

      Jul 25, 2019
      8 Days, 8 Life Lessons - BC Bike Race 2019 8 Days, 8 Life Lessons - BC Bike Race 2019
      A racer's perspective from the 2019 BC Bike Race and some advice if it's on your to-do list.
      May 9, 2021
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      Goregous photos from a winter spent on Vancouver Island.
      Oct 17, 2016
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3025 miles4,616 ft10 miles1,309 ft
      #419#56276762136,341
      E-Bike2724 miles4,114 ft9 miles1,309 ft
      #122#225755263
      Hike3733 miles4,780 ft10 miles1,591 ft
      #409#606933387
      Trail Running3432 miles4,344 ft10 miles1,591 ft
      #405#606933116
      Horse99 miles174 ft4,209 ft1,286 ft
      #54205
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