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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Sheep area is old school XC backcountry riding along hiking trails shared with cows and ranchers. If you ever want to get away from people, this is a good way to do it. The area includes:
      Bluerock
      Sandy McNabb
      Big Horn
      Gorge Creek
      Indian Oils
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 5
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 23, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #5,295
      State Ranking
      #81
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      10,152 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,041 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,196 ft
      Reports
      12
      Photos
      174
      Ridden Counter
      74

      Photos of Sheep River Mountain Bike

      61 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 6:00am
      Jun 11, 2019
      40 |
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 8:04am
      Dec 8, 2018
      40 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:41pm
      Aug 6, 2018
      39 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:40pm
      Aug 6, 2018

      Videos of Sheep River Mountain Bike

      Squatch Chasing Mike
      2:11 | 283 | Mar 26, 2018
      Mt Burke
      trail: Mt. Burke
      10:19 | 601 | May 25, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Gorge Creek Trail - South
      Jul 23, 2019 @ 6:34pm
      Jul 23, 2019
      WetMitchLeavittMuddy, rocky, unbikable. Worst "ride"...
      The Hill of the Flowers
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:45pm
      Aug 6, 2018
      DryKevincastonguay The trail is overgrown and the other...
      Gorge Creek Trail - North
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 10:49am
      Jul 22, 2018
      Variableur55We rode this counter clockwise which...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #35912alxtomlinsonwishlisttrailThe Hill of the Flowers
      Feb 15, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      Feb 15, 2020
      user #1323252Mikeb325wishlisttrailMt. Burke and 1 more
      Jan 12, 2020 @ 9:49pm
      Jan 12, 2020
      user #1868003DaveBatemanriddentrailGorge Creek Trail - South
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 10:05am
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1346626gsalt79wishlisttrailMt. Burke
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 8:15pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1709262bigrockriverwishlisttrailIndian Oils to South Gorge Creek
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1524543KevincastonguaytrailThe Hill of the FlowersThis trail is a hard treck! If you go left up...
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:41pm
      Aug 6, 2018
      user #1525144Pagejn84reportGorge Creek Trail - SouthNot very good. A lot of mud and water in spots...
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      Jun 17, 2018
      user #1281409wengg77trailLake of the HornsI'll second that. Wish I had seen your...
      Oct 1, 2017 @ 4:47pm
      Oct 1, 2017
      user #88300spicytunatrailLake of the HornsThat track in the map is NOT the Carnarvon...
      Jul 24, 2016 @ 9:16pm
      Jul 24, 2016

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sandy McNabb13.8 km
      Sandy McNabb 1 114.3 km
      Little Elbow 227.6 km
      Powderface 630.2 km
      Station Flats / Allen Bill 1 1132.6 km
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