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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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  • 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
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  • 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
      A collection of trails on granite rock faces and pine and lichen barrens, that is now reaching into Acadian forest along the McIntosh Run river. The northwestern area burned in 2008, providing a unique trail experience characterized by grippy granite bedrock, views that reach the ocean, and challenging ledges and drops.

      Common trailheads are on Alabaster Way (Osprey and Divide trails) and Spar Trail. Parking is limited, roads in the subdivision are narrow. Please consider parking outside the subdivision near Herring Cove Road, and riding in on the Community Trail or roads. It's only a kilometer or so, and helps maintain a positive relationship with residents. Thanks.

      In 2016 the McIntosh Run Watershed Association (MRWA) was granted permission by Halifax and DNR to bring existig informal trails that are on public land into a permanent sanctioned system and build new trails. Some private land in the area was converted to public Park Preserve, and informal trails on those lands are being adopted and made permanent. The Lake Loop trail ("Bloodline") is on multiple parcels of private land, unauthorized, and is unsanctioned and not maintained by MRWA.

      To contribute to this effort, please contact MRWA at mcintoshrun.ca

      Trails are multi-use nonmotorized. Ride, run, hike, enjoy.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Fight Trail
      Limited on-street parking on Mica Cr. Please consider parking outside the subdivision. google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 18, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Trails Snowshoe
      21
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      1,451 ft
      Total Vertical
      192 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      232 ft
      Reports
      537
      Photos
      260
      Ridden Counter
      4,025

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 12 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 13 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 78 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of McIntosh Run Mountain Bike

      trail: Flat Lake
      152 |
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 3:54am
      Jun 21, 2019
      trail: Flat Lake
      106 |
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 3:53am
      Jun 21, 2019
      trail: In-n-Out
      63 |
      Jun 18, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Jun 18, 2019
      trail: In-n-Out
      68 |
      Jun 18, 2019 @ 9:09am
      Jun 18, 2019

      Videos of McIntosh Run Mountain Bike

      Sasquatch!?
      trail: Flat Lake
      0:19 | 150 | May 28, 2019
      rock roll
      trail: West Pine
      0:15 | 141 | Feb 9, 2019
      Fight Trail Steep Rock Face
      0:11 | 293 | May 18, 2018
      Fight trail small drop
      0:06 | 208 | May 18, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2340999yecreeperwishlisttrailLou's Basement
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 5:32am
      Aug 6, 2020
      user #2063456margareefisherriddentrailClimb of Champions (old route)
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 7:19am
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2063456margareefisherriddentrailLake Loop old climb
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 12:36pm
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #1887670MacraDarkstarwishlisttrailFlat Lake
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 7:46pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #2323325Hygoraddphoto in My City and 2 more
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Jul 28, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2143673scottymac13trailDuck 'n RunLOVE this new section of trail !!
      Jun 12, 2020 @ 2:49pm
      Jun 12, 2020
      user #1332126kaarinreportDuck 'n RunAnts got the dead tree. Replaced with a post...
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 1:30am
      Jun 11, 2020
      user #186859bent6543trailSecret Singletrack Services (SSS)Getting into the trail is the best part, I...
      Oct 31, 2019 @ 4:27am
      Oct 31, 2019
      user #1944028markwallacetaylortrailThe AtticPretty good trail, way more technical than I...
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 6:56am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #1735601brodymtb3trailWest Pineit’s lit
      May 10, 2019 @ 8:35am
      May 10, 2019

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