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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Stony Swamp 88 28 1
      Bilberry Creek 23 18 6
      Bruce Pit 16 15
      South March Highlands 13 11 3 2
      Forest Valley 17 10 1
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      449
      Trails Mountain Bike
      422
      Trails E-Bike
      85
      Trails Hike
      432
      Trails Trail Running
      426
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      78
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      14
      Trails Nordic Ski
      62
      Total Distance
      213 miles
      Total Descent
      7,601 ft
      Total Vertical
      350 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      489 ft
      Reports
      3,809
      Photos
      500
      Ridden Counter
      39,996

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      Video: Jeremy Menduni's Summer of Shredding in Ottawa
      Oct 22, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      From urban tech to bike park hits, Jeremy Menduni shows off the best that Ottawa has to offer.

      Popular National Capital Region (Ottawa) Trails

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      South Dogsled
      South March Highlands
      Beartree
      South March Highlands
      Fast Out
      South March Highlands
      PWT (East)
      South March Highlands
      PWT (West)
      South March Highlands
      IMBA
      South March Highlands
      Bailout
      South March Highlands
      Mario's Line
      South March Highlands
      Brady
      South March Highlands
      Deerdrop Bypass
      South March Highlands
      North Dogsled
      South March Highlands
      Porcupine
      South March Highlands
      Outback
      South March Highlands
      Ridgetop
      South March Highlands
      Garter Belt
      South March Highlands

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Old Richmond Blues
      Nepean
      8 miles
      Short Outback
      Ottawa
      6 miles
      Josh's Party Route
      Nepean
      9 miles
      Beginner Loop at South March Highlands
      Kanata
      5 miles
      Tour de South March Highlands
      South March Highlands
      12 miles
      Guy's Stony Swamp Loop
      Nepean
      7 miles
      Greenbelt 14k
      Ottawa
      9 miles
      Bilberry Blue Line ( Avoid Pathfinder)
      Bilberry Creek
      3 miles
      U Can Ride 2
      Kanata
      9 miles
      Greenbelt Exploration
      Nepean
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 12 rides
      Yesterday
      • 22 rides
      Past Week
      • 133 rides

      Photos of National Capital Region (Ottawa) Mountain Bike

      trail: Along Moodie
      0 |
      Mar 13, 2023 @ 7:54am
      Mar 13, 2023
      trail: South Dogsled
      7 |
      Mar 6, 2023 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 6, 2023
      6 |
      Mar 6, 2023 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 6, 2023
      trail: Buck Naked
      7 |
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 6:59am
      Jan 7, 2023
      trail: Buck Naked
      19 |
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 6:59am
      Jan 7, 2023
      4 |
      Jan 3, 2023 @ 2:01pm
      Jan 3, 2023
      3 |
      Jan 3, 2023 @ 2:01pm
      Jan 3, 2023
      3 |
      Jan 3, 2023 @ 2:01pm
      Jan 3, 2023

      Videos of National Capital Region (Ottawa) Mountain Bike

      Rommel Fail Crash Drop
      211 | Jan 15, 2022
      Jade Drop Fail
      193 | Dec 3, 2021
      Features and specific line
      48 | Jan 29, 2021
      Drop In
      0:09 | 173 | May 6, 2020
      South March Highlands: North Dogsled
      0:20 | 163 | Jan 18, 2020
      Features
      0:26 | 89 | Nov 18, 2019
      Easy af
      0:38 | | May 21, 2019
      Huntmar - Wind Protected
      trail: Huntmar
      0:38 | 251 | May 18, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      P6 to 24A
      Stony Swamp
      Mar 2, 2023 @ 12:06am
      Mar 2, 2023
      Snow PackedbencoincSome work done on boardwalk, but workers...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2537002SauljeaaddreportConnector and 3 more
      Mar 22, 2023 @ 3:42pm
      3 hours
      user #2537002SauljeaaddreportPriam and 1 more
      Mar 21, 2023 @ 3:56pm
      1 day
      user #2537002SauljeaaddreportThe Bipolar Coaster and 4 more
      Mar 20, 2023 @ 2:48pm
      2 days
      user #1187476Richard1hammondaddvideoSouth March Highlands - Fat Biking - Ottawa, Kanata
      Mar 18, 2023 @ 3:59am
      Mar 18, 2023
      user #1033348killakadooganwishlistregionForest Valley
      Mar 13, 2023 @ 2:54pm
      Mar 13, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      user #3274292BikeBaboontrailTCT Shea to Terry FoxNot cleared in the winter
      Mar 7, 2023 @ 1:00pm
      Mar 7, 2023
      user #437859rayvermettetrailRockhopperYou haven't visited the website in some time,...
      Nov 2, 2022 @ 7:27am
      Nov 2, 2022
      user #307083Blazing-HornettrailRockhopperI hear you loud and clear. OMBA should note...
      Nov 1, 2022 @ 7:31am
      Nov 1, 2022
      user #437859rayvermettetrailRockhopperThe advanced riders say the same thing as you:...
      Nov 1, 2022 @ 6:57am
      Nov 1, 2022
      user #307083Blazing-HornettrailRockhopperIt wasn't on the Facebook group, it was a...
      Oct 31, 2022 @ 6:23pm
      Oct 31, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike422193 miles6,867 ft64 miles351 ft
      4473,7822861,234
      E-Bike8539 miles495 ft9 miles266 ft
      3,1703642
      Hike432198 miles6,978 ft66 miles351 ft
      513,77252,098
      Trail Running426198 miles6,923 ft66 miles351 ft
      23,76952,338
      Dirtbike/Moto11,306 ft10 ft
      4305
      Snowshoe7839 miles856 ft10 miles285 ft
      2881267
      Backcountry Ski144 miles148 ft1 mile180 ft
      2646
      Nordic Ski6234 miles958 ft10 miles246 ft
      5412,337
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