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      A large piece of nature in the northwest of Calgary Sometimes, it even feels like you aren't in a city anymore!

      Nose Hill Park is the third largest urban park in Canada and is a great place to ride both paved, gravel and dirt trails. Many riders around Calgary absolutely love this place! It features flat paved trails all the way to those fast downhill mountain biking trails! There are many short and long trails that can be combined into much longer routes. It's family friendly with a number of beginner trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      Winter Club / CPS Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      There are 6 parking lots around Nose Hill. One on the west side off Shaganappi Trail, one on the south off John Laurie Trail and 4 on the east side along 14th Street NW.
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      Region Details
      • 25
      • 131
      • 103
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 day

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      260
      Trails Mountain Bike
      260
      Trails E-Bike
      52
      Trails Hike
      256
      Trails Trail Running
      256
      Total Distance
      92 miles
      Total Descent
      8,653 ft
      Total Vertical
      526 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,068 ft
      Reports
      3,700
      Photos
      245
      Ridden Counter
      59,435

      Photos of Nose Hill Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Fishhook
      5 |
      Dec 2, 2023 @ 10:16am
      Dec 2, 2023
      trail: Fishhook
      6 |
      Dec 1, 2023 @ 8:16pm
      Dec 1, 2023
      trail: Mixed Pattern
      26 |
      Oct 28, 2022 @ 1:15pm
      Oct 28, 2022
      trail: Hypotenuse
      21 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 11:44am
      Oct 1, 2022
      trail: Hypotenuse
      13 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 11:44am
      Oct 1, 2022
      trail: Hypotenuse
      22 |
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 11:43am
      Oct 1, 2022
      trail: Middle Bypass
      24 |
      Sep 22, 2022 @ 9:29pm
      Sep 22, 2022
      trail: Rockpile
      91 |
      Sep 22, 2022 @ 7:35am
      Sep 22, 2022

      Videos of Nose Hill Park Mountain Bike

      YT Tues tests
      trail: Fishhook
      | Sep 2, 2021
      Nose Hill: Huntington View to Huntington...
      10:32 | 239 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Mac Ewan DH, MacEwan View, Erin Grind, Fine...
      trail: MacEwan DH
      12:55 | 271 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Mac Ewan DH, MacEwan View, Erin Grind, Fine...
      12:55 | 141 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Mac Ewan DH, MacEwan View, Erin Grind, Fine...
      12:55 | 124 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Mac Ewan DH, MacEwan View, Fine Grind, Fine...
      trail: Fine Grind
      12:55 | 151 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Mac Ewan DH, MacEwan View, Erin Grind, Fine...
      12:55 | 143 | Jan 11, 2022 , Calgary
      Nose Hill: Smell the Roses and Plateau to 14th
      10:32 | 222 | Jan 8, 2022 , Calgary

      Current Trail Warnings

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      MacEwan Hollow
      Apr 12, 2024 @ 10:47pm
      1 day
      Freeze/thaw Cyclezorp
      MacEwan DH
      Apr 12, 2024 @ 10:46pm
      1 day
      Freeze/thaw Cyclezorp

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      Frank4Gcpxwishlistrouteactivity #51143904
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 8:26pm
      10 hours
      CheeseDrinkaddreportactivity #51130721
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 1:18pm
      17 hours
      zorpaddreportactivity #51106342 and 2 more
      Apr 12, 2024 @ 10:46pm
      1 day
      JustinAd490Gwishlistregionactivity #50918118
      Apr 7, 2024 @ 7:33pm
      Apr 7, 2024
      EHDJUcXXwishlistrouteactivity #50864406
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 1:22pm
      Apr 6, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      ryancartierstrailCharleswood ClimbWas ok previously, what changed that this is...
      Apr 12, 2023 @ 5:30pm
      Apr 12, 2023
      CanadianCoughtrailMacEwan DHLittle overgrown but great end of season rip,...
      Oct 17, 2022 @ 1:43pm
      Oct 17, 2022
      ryancartierstrailCartier's Completion StartAfter regrowing an ACL and replacing a ’95...
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 10:57pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      dampyaktrail19th St ElevatorI see this was changed to "hike primarily". ...
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:01pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      GerryetrailJerry of the DayThis is a fun trail, particularly riding north...
      Jul 13, 2022 @ 6:34am
      Jul 13, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Edgemont 9 32 km
      Nose Creek Park 26 1 13.2 km
      Bowmont Park 27 43.6 km
      McHugh Bluff 16 6 14 km
      Edworthy Park 20 25 94.4 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike26092 miles8,652 ft40 miles525 ft
      #84#52423,7001823,831
      E-Bike5233 miles3,435 ft17 miles525 ft
      #271#813,5411426
      Hike25691 miles8,583 ft39 miles525 ft
      #51#423,6961739
      Trail Running25691 miles8,583 ft39 miles525 ft
      #50#43,69612,379
      • By BikePotato & contributors
      • Admins: CMBA, DonYx, ryancartiers
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