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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
      64 Ave. 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
      • 24
      • 125
      • 94
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 22, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      251
      Trails Mountain Bike
      270
      Trails E-Bike
      58
      Trails Hike
      269
      Trails Trail Running
      269
      Total Distance
      87 miles
      Total Descent
      9,250 ft
      Total Vertical
      532 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,074 ft
      Reports
      1,886
      Photos
      224
      Ridden Counter
      40,822

      Photos of Nose Hill Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Forest Edge
      4 |
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 6:58pm
      Oct 18, 2021
      trail: Forest Edge
      12 |
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 6:58pm
      Oct 18, 2021
      10 |
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 18, 2021
      14 |
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 2:44pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      30 |
      May 16, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      May 16, 2021
      18 |
      May 16, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      May 16, 2021
      9 |
      May 16, 2021 @ 7:16pm
      May 16, 2021
      27 |
      May 16, 2021 @ 7:16pm
      May 16, 2021

      Videos of Nose Hill Park Mountain Bike

      YT Tues tests
      trail: Fishhook
      | Sep 2, 2021
      Nose Hill Park: Fish Hook and Stop and Smell...
      trail: Fishhook
      3:29 | 22 | Aug 31, 2021 , Calgary
      Nose Hill Park: Fish Hook and Stop and Smell...
      3:29 | 31 | Aug 31, 2021 , Calgary
      Nose Hill Park: Huntington HookUp trail
      5:16 | 32 | Aug 30, 2021 , Calgary
      Nose Hill Park: Out and Down trail Aug 29, 2021
      0:57 | 35 | Aug 29, 2021 , Calgary
      Nose Hill Park: MacEwan DH trail Aug 29, 2021
      trail: MacEwan DH
      2:42 | 47 | Aug 29, 2021 , Calgary
      Fat bike fun/ Nose hill park
      2:11 | 112 | Jan 19, 2021 , Calgary
      Brisebois forests NoseHill park
      1:05 | 221 | Sep 30, 2020 , Calgary

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2327015housie81addreportBrenner View and 6 more
      Nov 22, 2021 @ 2:46pm
      Nov 22, 2021
      user #2855771ChrisLarchaddreportNIMBY to Mainline Connector and 4 more
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 1:00pm
      Nov 21, 2021
      user #2398007Markiz4AXTaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 6:58pm
      Oct 18, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartiersupdatetrailRegional Pathway - Edgemont to Berkley and 3 more
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 3:42pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #129211mtbcliffaddreportForest Edge West and 8 more
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 9:02am
      Oct 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailCamelbakeasy blue, providing access to intermediate...
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 1:59pm
      Aug 22, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailThe Scaraverage Intermediate (blue) trail - definitely...
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 12:43pm
      Aug 8, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailEastern Frontaverage Intermediate (blue) trail - definitely...
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 12:42pm
      Aug 8, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailRooting For Youaverage Intermediate (blue) trail - definitely...
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 12:42pm
      Aug 8, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailRabbit Holeaverage Intermediate (blue) trail - definitely...
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 12:42pm
      Aug 8, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Edgemont 9 52 km
      Nose Creek Park 2 1 13.2 km
      Bowmont Park 13 13.6 km
      McHugh Bluff 14 4 14 km
      Edworthy Park 19 24 94.4 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike27087 miles9,249 ft36 miles531 ft
      #78#52211,8861716,880
      E-Bike5832 miles3,793 ft15 miles531 ft
      #186#611,7521149
      Hike26987 miles9,236 ft36 miles531 ft
      #52#521,8861344
      Trail Running26987 miles9,236 ft36 miles531 ft
      #53#51,88611,234
      • By BikePotato & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, CMBA, DonYx, ryancartiers
      • #7446 - 32,315 views
      • nose hill park activity log | embed map of Nose Hill Park mountain bike trails | nose hill park mountain biking points of interest polygons

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