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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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
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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Region Details
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      • 215
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      • 2

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      420
      Trails Mountain Bike
      439
      Trails E-Bike
      51
      Trails Hike
      448
      Trails Trail Running
      442
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      71
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      57
      Total Distance
      171 miles
      Total Descent
      8,503 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,012 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,151 ft
      Reports
      1,933
      Photos
      475
      Ridden Counter
      31,226

      Outside+ Logo Articles

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

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Josh's Party Route
      Nepean
      9 miles
      Short Outback
      Ottawa
      6 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
      Old Richmond Blues
      Nepean
      8 miles
      Greenbelt 14k
      Ottawa
      9 miles
      Lucas' Usual Loop
      Nepean
      14 miles
      Greenbelt Exploration
      Nepean
      9 miles
      Explore October 1st
      Bruce Pit
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 30 rides
      Past Week
      • 117 rides

      Photos of National Capital Region (Ottawa) Mountain Bike

      trail: Carp Barrens
      14 |
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 6:35pm
      Oct 9, 2021
      17 |
      Oct 1, 2021 @ 8:29am
      Oct 1, 2021
      trail: Upper Decker
      12 |
      Oct 1, 2021 @ 8:29am
      Oct 1, 2021
      trail: Chicken Run
      11 |
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 7:37am
      Sep 30, 2021
      trail: Chicken Run
      11 |
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 7:35am
      Sep 30, 2021
      12 |
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 7:16am
      Sep 23, 2021
      13 |
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 7:13am
      Sep 23, 2021
      trail: Entrance Way
      11 |
      Sep 22, 2021 @ 12:50pm
      Sep 22, 2021

      Videos of National Capital Region (Ottawa) Mountain Bike

      Features and specific line
      37 | Jan 29, 2021
      Drop In
      0:09 | 149 | May 6, 2020
      South March Highlands: North Dogsled
      0:20 | 115 | Jan 18, 2020
      Features
      0:26 | 83 | Nov 18, 2019
      Huntmar - Wind Protected
      trail: Huntmar
      0:38 | 227 | May 18, 2017
      Huntmar - Testing New GoPro Settings - Audio...
      trail: Huntmar
      0:40 | 68 | May 14, 2017
      Huntmar - Testing New GoPro Settings
      trail: Huntmar
      0:40 | 70 | May 13, 2017
      Huntmar Sketchy Steep Boardwalk to Berm Track
      trail: Huntmar
      0:33 | 173 | Oct 4, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2362249Ethanator10000wishlisttrailThe Singletrack Sampler
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 11:51am
      17 hours
      user #312729luke59addtrailBridgewater
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Dec 1, 2021
      user #312729luke59addtrailGriffon Alley
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 8:37am
      Nov 30, 2021
      user #2884988PoP78riddentrailOutback and 6 more
      Nov 25, 2021 @ 1:11pm
      Nov 25, 2021
      user #2692782NofalsehopedifficultyvotetrailITW and 3 more
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 11:54am
      Nov 24, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #55692salmizartrailShirleys Singletrack EastTrail is completely overgrown. Many prickly...
      Aug 20, 2021 @ 11:41am
      Aug 20, 2021
      user #1787984Carloscede2trailGarter BeltYes
      May 27, 2021 @ 6:45pm
      May 27, 2021
      user #2406022rbartertrailMud MonsterDon't bother riding or hiking the southern...
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      Apr 16, 2021
      user #1383130eggnoggedtrailRidgetopThis is an interesting trail. Lots of rocks,...
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 8:11pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      user #2260892jaredlettstrailFarm LoopThere is wood ramp and a small jump but the...
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 10:18am
      Apr 9, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike439154 miles7,815 ft57 miles1,014 ft
      4661,9332346,414
      E-Bike5117 miles289 ft4 miles249 ft
      1,5701290
      Hike448158 miles7,904 ft58 miles1,014 ft
      511,92641,295
      Trail Running442158 miles7,904 ft58 miles1,014 ft
      11,92541,171
      Dirtbike/Moto11,306 ft10 ft
      4473
      Snowshoe7133 miles856 ft8 miles269 ft
      991112
      Backcountry Ski134 miles148 ft1 mile180 ft
      221
      Nordic Ski5728 miles955 ft8 miles230 ft
      2111,010
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