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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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      • 358
      • 512
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      • 93
      • 12

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,818
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,315
      Trails E-Bike
      842
      Trails Horse
      594
      Trails Hike
      2,649
      Trails Trail Running
      2,609
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      592
      Trails Observed Trials
      11
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      673
      Trails Snowmobile
      548
      Trails Snowshoe
      1,845
      Trails Downhill Ski
      73
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      130
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1,077
      Total Distance
      4,222 miles
      Total Descent
      256,430 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,403 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,404 ft
      Reports
      14,138
      Photos
      1,827
      Ridden Counter
      94,744

      Outside Logo Articles

      Kentville, Nova Scotia Set to Host Canadian XC Championships
      Jun 22, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      The first time in twenty years that the Canadian Championships will take place in Nova Scotia.
      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
      Divide
      McIntosh Run
      Flat Lake
      McIntosh Run
      Duck 'n Run
      McIntosh Run
      Schnitzel
      McIntosh Run
      Trash Talkin
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Clark Kent
      McIntosh Run
      Lou's Basement
      McIntosh Run
      Pandemonium
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Lower Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Upper Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Lower Flow Trail
      The Railyard at Victoria Park
      Chicken Cougar
      Keppoch Mountain
      Cooked
      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
      Downtown to Lawrencetown rail trail
      Dartmouth
      15 miles
      Bluenose Bikepacking Route
      Tantallon
      143 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 74 rides
      Past Week
      • 372 rides

      Photos of Nova Scotia Mountain Bike

      trail: Notch
      149 |
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 9:28am
      Oct 13, 2021
      226 |
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:14am
      Oct 8, 2021
      trail: Trash Talkin
      202 |
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 4:41pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      trail: Granitude
      247 |
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      trail: Granitude
      258 |
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      141 |
      May 21, 2021 @ 11:38am
      May 21, 2021
      trail: Time Flies
      254 |
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 5:39pm
      Apr 8, 2021
      trail: Time Flies
      254 |
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Jan 21, 2021

      Videos of Nova Scotia Mountain Bike

      babyheads
      5 | May 8, 2023
      Osprey Trail - McIntosh Run - Halifax, Nova Scotia
      trail: Osprey
      54 | Nov 11, 2021
      Cooked (Full)
      trail: Cooked
      126 | Aug 17, 2021
      Trash 3, 4, 5 POV
      175 | Aug 17, 2021
      Section 4
      117 | Aug 16, 2021
      Section 2 “The Bridge”
      198 | Aug 16, 2021
      Section 4 Castle Drop
      71 | Aug 16, 2021
      Airstrip
      trail: RIverside
      58 | Aug 15, 2021

      Activity Feed

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      Wentworth10updatetrailactivity #51502955 and 1 more
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 3:43pm
      10 hours
      uJeUXriddentrailactivity #51500567
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 2:37pm
      11 hours
      Poopatineaddreportactivity #51493813
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 11:15am
      14 hours
      Poopatineaddreportactivity #51493812
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 11:15am
      14 hours
      Poopatineaddreportactivity #51493810 and 1 more
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 11:15am
      14 hours

      Recent Comments

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      swisscolbattrailHiking Trail Rd.is the indian river bridge repaired yet?
      Feb 12, 2024 @ 12:44pm
      Feb 12, 2024
      SimmoCtrailAndy's WayPerfect!
      Feb 2, 2024 @ 7:34am
      Feb 2, 2024
      quercreportClark KentJeeze, what will the kids get up to...
      Nov 12, 2023 @ 1:29pm
      Nov 12, 2023
      nsducatitrailAlternate ExitGreat alternative to the busy trails. Fun...
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 11:01am
      Oct 22, 2023
      bent6543trailOld St. Margarets Bay RoadThis is an abandoned right-of-way. Due to...
      Sep 28, 2023 @ 3:55pm
      Sep 28, 2023

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Keppoch Mountainbike parkAntigonish
      Ski Wentworthbike parkWentworth
      Shubie Park Pump Trackskill parkDartmouth
      Chute Parkskill parkBerwick
      Colchester Railyard Skills Parkskill parkTruro

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2,3153,768 miles191,102 ft1,473 mile1,194 ft
      #411,66614,0147390,790
      E-Bike8422,908 miles114,843 ft1,130 mile1,115 ft
      #46127,328111,141
      Horse5942,688 miles102,831 ft1,056 mile1,115 ft
      #402,98128
      Hike2,6494,135 miles226,227 ft1,602 mile1,404 ft
      #3911113,898139,298
      Trail Running2,6094,094 miles221,772 ft1,586 mile1,404 ft
      #39113,844105,828
      Dirtbike/Moto5922,403 miles97,641 ft924 miles991 ft
      #2253,0094101
      Observed Trials1132 miles1,273 ft13 miles791 ft
      185134
      ATV/ORV/OHV6732,954 miles112,674 ft1,156 mile1,115 ft
      #123,0684111
      Snowmobile5482,625 miles95,089 ft1,016 mile1,115 ft
      #1185513
      Snowshoe1,8453,255 miles162,474 ft1,231 mile1,342 ft
      #1353,5175623
      Downhill Ski7351 miles17,703 ft29 miles958 ft
      197891
      Backcountry Ski130319 miles17,418 ft142 miles958 ft
      #205141134
      Nordic Ski1,0772,689 miles111,224 ft1,010 mile1,115 ft
      #1982,3933800
      • By canadaka Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: IMBA Canada, brenthillier, maddy03, bent6543
      • #3160 - 77,793 views
      • nova scotia activity log | embed map of Nova Scotia mountain bike trails | nova scotia mountain biking points of interest polygons

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