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      Nova Scotia is an ideal province for mountain biking. Downhill, cross country, solid granite all season parks aswell as dirt, mud and gravel. a mixture of adhoc and publicly owned trails and riding areas. Nova scotia has lots of established riding areas aswell has a handfull of new ones either in devlopment or planned for the near future. Trailforks is an awesome way to find them but more are out there just waiting to be mapped.
      Region Details
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      • 352
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      • 13

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,520
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,039
      Trails E-Bike
      650
      Trails Horse
      490
      Trails Hike
      2,355
      Trails Trail Running
      2,320
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      474
      Trails Observed Trials
      11
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      557
      Trails Snowmobile
      444
      Trails Snowshoe
      1,582
      Trails Downhill Ski
      72
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      98
      Trails Nordic Ski
      963
      Total Distance
      3,241 miles
      Total Descent
      225,553 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,403 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,404 ft
      Reports
      12,799
      Photos
      1,664
      Ridden Counter
      80,129

      Outside Logo Articles

      Exploring Atlantic Canada’s Mountain Biking Trails
      Aug 10, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      The Maritimes on two wheels.

      Popular Nova Scotia Mountain Biking Trails

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      I/O
      McIntosh Run
      Osprey
      McIntosh Run
      Flat Lake
      McIntosh Run
      Divide
      McIntosh Run
      Duck 'n Run
      McIntosh Run
      Schnitzel
      McIntosh Run
      Trash Talkin
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Pandemonium
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Lou's Basement
      McIntosh Run
      Lower Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Clark Kent
      McIntosh Run
      Upper Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Fall From Grace
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Lower Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Stick Em Up
      The Railyard at Victoria Park

      Nova Scotia Mountain Bike Routes

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      Blue Granite Tour
      McIntosh Run
      5 miles
      Granite Fondo 2021 - full monte
      McIntosh Run
      21 miles
      Granite Fondo Middle Distance 2021
      McIntosh Run
      14 miles
      Tour D'Ingram
      Western Crown Lands
      36 miles
      Blue/Black Granite Tour
      McIntosh Run
      11 miles
      Granite Fondo 2021 - 10km route
      McIntosh Run
      6 miles
      The Long Crank
      McIntosh Run
      6 miles
      No time for Diamonds
      McIntosh Run
      4 miles
      Triple Mountain Crown
      Antigonish
      35 miles
      Bluenose Bikepacking Route
      Tantallon
      143 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 42 rides
      Past Week
      • 154 rides

      Photos of Nova Scotia Mountain Bike

      trail: Notch
      111 |
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 9:28am
      Oct 13, 2021
      174 |
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:14am
      Oct 8, 2021
      trail: Trash Talkin
      151 |
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 4:41pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      trail: Granitude
      177 |
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      trail: Granitude
      183 |
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      101 |
      May 21, 2021 @ 11:38am
      May 21, 2021
      trail: Time Flies
      202 |
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 5:39pm
      Apr 8, 2021
      trail: Time Flies
      198 |
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Jan 21, 2021

      Videos of Nova Scotia Mountain Bike

      babyheads
      2 | May 8, 2023
      Osprey Trail - McIntosh Run - Halifax, Nova Scotia
      trail: Osprey
      38 | Nov 11, 2021
      Cooked (Full)
      trail: Cooked
      98 | Aug 17, 2021
      Trash 3, 4, 5 POV
      151 | Aug 17, 2021
      Section 4
      101 | Aug 16, 2021
      Section 2 “The Bridge”
      165 | Aug 16, 2021
      Section 4 Castle Drop
      64 | Aug 16, 2021
      Airstrip
      trail: RIverside
      55 | Aug 15, 2021

      Activity Feed

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      user #942652oldmanbucksawupdaterouteTour D'Ingram
      Jun 10, 2023 @ 5:47am
      47 mins
      user #1838281CrzdfalcoriddentrailMcIntosh Run Community Trail
      Jun 9, 2023 @ 5:42am
      1 day
      user #186859bent6543addreportSkyline
      Jun 8, 2023 @ 3:26pm
      2 days
      user #2298576harlzGnarlzwishlistrouteBlue Granite Tour
      Jun 6, 2023 @ 6:53pm
      Jun 6, 2023
      user #3202890BillBilsonwishlistregionMcIntosh Run
      Jun 5, 2023 @ 8:25am
      Jun 5, 2023

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      user #186859bent6543trailATVANS #106I was riding 27.5x50 tires and felt good. ...
      May 4, 2023 @ 4:52am
      May 4, 2023
      user #3208708yGqh9OtrailATVANS #106Thanks for the pictures and report. I'm not...
      May 3, 2023 @ 4:59pm
      May 3, 2023
      user #2873874Zman11reportCork ScrewClosed trail conditions unknown. Most likely...
      Apr 30, 2023 @ 4:27am
      Apr 30, 2023
      user #2873874Zman11reportWolfville Millennium TrailAs of Thursday evening, April 13th 2023....
      Apr 14, 2023 @ 10:01am
      Apr 14, 2023
      user #2873874Zman11reportCoade 9As of Thursday April 14th late day the upper...
      Apr 14, 2023 @ 9:57am
      Apr 14, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2,0382,788 miles161,424 ft1,168 mile1,194 ft
      #401,52312,7226077,196
      E-Bike6501,931 mile84,006 ft825 miles1,115 ft
      #4896,6727606
      Horse4901,758 mile76,460 ft768 miles1,115 ft
      #402,92226
      Hike2,3543,157 miles195,351 ft1,295 mile1,404 ft
      #389812,64486,649
      Trail Running2,3203,119 miles190,991 ft1,279 mile1,404 ft
      #38112,59164,087
      Dirtbike/Moto4741,462 mile70,449 ft633 miles988 ft
      #2252,975383
      Observed Trials1132 miles1,273 ft13 miles791 ft
      184932
      ATV/ORV/OHV5572,014 miles85,620 ft866 miles1,115 ft
      #123,006398
      Snowmobile4441,704 mile69,219 ft733 miles1,115 ft
      #1280613
      Snowshoe1,5822,524 miles139,872 ft1,036 mile1,342 ft
      #1313,1433487
      Downhill Ski7250 miles17,694 ft28 miles955 ft
      173643
      Backcountry Ski98278 miles15,768 ft124 miles958 ft
      #17487113
      Nordic Ski9632,001 miles94,049 ft833 miles1,115 ft
      #1882,2662633
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      • Admins: IMBA Canada, brenthillier, msmcfate, maddy03, bent6543
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