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      Riverside mountain bike trails along the Bow River in SE Calgary
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 6
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 8, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      19
      Trails Mountain Bike
      19
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      19
      Trails Trail Running
      19
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent
      1,267 ft
      Total Vertical
      224 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,472 ft
      Reports
      65
      Photos
      37
      Ridden Counter
      2,761

      Photos of SE Calgary River Trails Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 10:39am
      2 days
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      Jul 24, 2022 @ 5:18pm
      Jul 24, 2022
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      Jul 24, 2022 @ 5:18pm
      Jul 24, 2022
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      Jul 24, 2022 @ 5:18pm
      Jul 24, 2022
      12 |
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 6:41pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      15 |
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 10:25am
      Jun 12, 2022
      trail: Bizkit
      6 |
      May 29, 2022 @ 11:21am
      May 29, 2022
      trail: Bizkit
      9 |
      May 29, 2022 @ 11:21am
      May 29, 2022

      Videos of SE Calgary River Trails Mountain Bike

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1049209Buckwookieaddphoto in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 10:39am
      2 days
      user #1049209BuckwookieriddentrailBow River (east side) - Queensland to Higgins Park
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 10:38am
      2 days
      user #1049209BuckwookievotetrailDouglasbank Deposit
      Aug 5, 2022 @ 9:59am
      Aug 5, 2022
      user #1049209BuckwookieriddentrailRegional Pathway - Douglasdale and McKenzie and 1 more
      Aug 4, 2022 @ 8:37pm
      Aug 4, 2022
      user #30961331y2nahwishlisttrailElbow River Pathway (River Park to Fort Calgary)
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 5:36pm
      Aug 3, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2853567BambobotrailLynnwood RiverbankThe climb out is so over grown it's hard to...
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 3:42pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailElbow River Pathway (River Park to Fort Calgary)This is a Regional path / access trail south...
      Sep 24, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Sep 24, 2021
      user #912141pommie-shreddertrailSouth Calgary SingletrackCan be ridden all the way to Hiway 2 again now.
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 9:27pm
      Apr 15, 2021
      user #2160352gavendanotrailElbow River Pathway (River Park to Fort Calgary)Great path. Much less busy than the paths over...
      May 17, 2020 @ 4:07pm
      May 17, 2020
      user #795641northendzonetrailSouth Calgary SingletrackAs of August 2019 this trail can no longer be...
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 10:22am
      Aug 26, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cigarette Slopes 2 33 km
      Elbow Park 9 5 13.3 km
      Scotsman's (Down) Hill Shorts 2 3 23.8 km
      Fish Creek Provincial Park 47 61 104.2 km
      Glenmore Park & Weaselhead Flats 3 14.6 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1937 miles1,266 ft14 miles223 ft
      #4,166#64376517,736
      E-Bike829 miles748 ft10 miles223 ft
      #1,439#306099
      Hike1937 miles1,266 ft14 miles223 ft
      #3,427#576513
      Trail Running1937 miles1,266 ft14 miles223 ft
      #3,433#586569
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