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      Changing forest habitats, rolling hills and breathtaking viewscapes makes trail riding in Prince Albert National Park a thrill. From easy rides on smooth trails to more technical rides over rocks, roots and steep hills, the park offers a mountain biking experience that will entertain both novice and advanced riders.

      Pack panniers for an unforgettable camping experience. Why not combine a mountain bike adventure with a backcountry camping experience. The Grey Owl and Elk trails both offer great riding and camping facilities.

      Check the Visitor Centre for current information on trail conditions, weather forecasts and hazards. If planning on staying overnight in the backcountry, a Park Use Permit is required.

      Mountain biking is allowed on all designated trails however the following are recommended;

      Recommended trails:

      Spruce River Highlands Trail - 8.5 km
      Elk Trail - 13 km to 15 km (one way)
      Freight Tait Springs Trail - 2 km (one way)
      Hunters Lake Trail - 12 km (one way)
      Valley View Trail Network - 28.7 km
      Grey Owl Trail - 19.3 km (one way)
      Red Deer Trail Network - 19 km
      Fisher Trail - 6.3 km
      To reduce the impact on wildlife, the environment and other visitors, follow proper trail etiquette.

      Trail cycling code of ethics
      Stay on the trail. Riding around mud holes damages trailside vegetation.
      Treat other trail users with courtesy, especially on downhill stretches. Slow down when approaching blind spots.
      Use a bell or call out to alert other users and wildlife.
      Choose a trail that matches each rider’s abilities. Park staff or staff at bike shops can help suggest a suitable trail.
      Use bear bells on bikes and make noise when biking through shrubby areas or approaching corners. Review bear safety information before your trip.
      During wildlife encounters on the trail, stop and wait for the animals to move away.
      Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. This is often awkward and uncomfortable for both the rider and animal. Consider leaving pets at home or with friends.
      Horses have the right of way. In encounters with horse parties, dismount and stand a few feet off the trail (preferably on the downhill side) until the party has passed. When approaching from behind, stay a few metres back to avoid being kicked. Let horse riders know someone is nearby and wait for their instructions before passing.
      Bicycles can take you further into the backcountry than you can walk in a day. You are responsible for your own safety and be prepared to make your own repairs.
      Don't litter If you pack it in, please pack it out.
      Contact the Visitor Centre staff for up-to-date reports or to learn more about visitor safety.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Park
      Land Manager: Parks Canada
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 19, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Trails Snowshoe
      11
      Trails Nordic Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent
      1,771 ft
      Total Vertical
      198 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,890 ft
      Reports
      22
      Photos
      45
      Ridden Counter
      332

      Photos of Prince Albert National Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Elk Trail
      1 |
      Sep 28, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Sep 28, 2022
      trail: Fisher Trail
      3 |
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:24am
      Jul 27, 2022
      trail: Fisher Trail
      11 |
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Jul 27, 2022
      trail: Fisher Trail
      19 |
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Jul 27, 2022
      17 |
      Jun 1, 2022 @ 8:00am
      Jun 1, 2022
      43 |
      Aug 11, 2021 @ 10:50am
      Aug 11, 2021
      35 |
      Aug 10, 2021 @ 1:17pm
      Aug 10, 2021
      10 |
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 12:23pm
      Jul 13, 2021

      Videos of Prince Albert National Park Mountain Bike

      | Jul 13, 2021
      Loop trail
      0:17 | 114 | May 16, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2341018LHaidaddphoto in My City
      Sep 28, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Sep 28, 2022
      user #2214496FaazzeriddentrailRed Deer Trail Red Loop and 1 more
      Sep 9, 2022 @ 9:17pm
      Sep 9, 2022
      user #3040649kbaze21addphoto in My City and 2 more
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #3040649kbaze21riddentrailElk Trail
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 1:00pm
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #3112351BoostAddict93riddentrailFisher Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 9:00am
      Jul 16, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1036244ekaczortrailSpruce River Highlands TrailThis is a multi-use trail open to bikes. Not...
      Aug 10, 2021 @ 1:14pm
      Aug 10, 2021
      user #1815765Groat07trailRed Deer Trail Red LoopRidden this trail a few times over the past 3...
      May 16, 2020 @ 10:23am
      May 16, 2020
      user #1815765Groat07trailSpruce River Highlands TrailOne of the more fun trails to bike in the...
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 3:18pm
      Sep 24, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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      Anglin Lake Recreation Area 3 723.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1338 miles1,765 ft14 miles200 ft
      #7,889#1441221143
      Hike1438 miles1,772 ft14 miles200 ft
      #6,926#1422137
      Trail Running1438 miles1,772 ft14 miles200 ft
      #6,914#142217
      Snowshoe1132 miles1,637 ft12 miles200 ft
      #336#41215
      Nordic Ski1132 miles1,637 ft12 miles200 ft
      #219#21216
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