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      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
      Land Manager: Alberta Parks
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 12
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 25, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Trails Horse
      8
      Total Distance
      73 miles
      Total Descent
      16,258 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,512 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,196 ft
      Reports
      19
      Photos
      186
      Ridden Counter
      148

      Photos of Sheep River Mountain Bike

      trail: Mt. Burke
      34 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Aug 26, 2020
      trail: Mt. Burke
      33 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Aug 26, 2020
      trail: Mt. Burke
      35 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Aug 26, 2020
      20 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:10am
      Aug 26, 2020
      31 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:10am
      Aug 26, 2020
      trail: Gorge Creek
      20 |
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 6:02pm
      Jul 22, 2020
      trail: Mt. Burke
      250 |
      Jun 25, 2018 @ 4:09pm
      Jun 25, 2018
      trail: Mt. Burke
      404 |
      Sep 30, 2012 @ 4:44pm
      Sep 30, 2012
      | 3 comments

      Videos of Sheep River Mountain Bike

      Squatch Chasing Mike
      2:11 | 396 | Mar 26, 2018
      Mt Burke
      trail: Mt. Burke
      10:19 | 782 | May 25, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Old Forgetmenot
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 10:33am
      Sep 25, 2020
      DrybjohnstonTrails getting pretty tight. Good thing...
      Lake of the Horns
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:09am
      Aug 26, 2020
      VariableshowmeyourkittiesThe description for the Mountain of...
      Mt. Burke
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:07am
      Aug 26, 2020
      DryshowmeyourkittiesAwesome hike a bike! We hiked most of the...
      Raspberry Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 8:39pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      DryjasondjfmamjFirst 3-4km nice ride up then 4-5km...
      Volcano Link
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 3:04pm
      Jul 6, 2020
      Unknownadamsnez This update is for the eastern half (from...
      Gorge Creek
      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...
      Volcano South
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 10:49am
      Jul 22, 2018
      Variableur55We rode this counter clockwise which...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #565363kagreen127wishlisttrailLake of the Horns
      May 13, 2021 @ 10:51am
      11 hours
      user #1134524HayBailswishlisttrailMt. Burke and 3 more
      May 11, 2021 @ 4:48pm
      2 days
      user #2445521sdfehrriddentrailBluerock Creek
      May 9, 2021 @ 11:57am
      May 9, 2021
      user #443172BadBananawishlisttrailLake of the Horns
      May 4, 2021 @ 7:18pm
      May 4, 2021
      user #1555583DraftthreewishlisttrailMt. Burke and 1 more
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 8:52pm
      Apr 8, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #503541lazynametrailRaspberry RidgeFor an easier climb and descent you can...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #1069683MyGirlsRocktrailGorge CreekHeavy horse traffic/damage. Slow going, not...
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Jul 22, 2020
      user #2203260Intermediate-At-BesttrailMt. BurkeDo not go right and follow the creek bed that...
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 11:16am
      Jul 13, 2020
      user #1160099Hjmiller243trailOld ForgetmenotRode west to east. Forget Me Not climb is a...
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 9:24pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      user #207643mastersaysfastertrailOld ForgetmenotNo bridge over river. Not possible to cross...
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 5:22pm
      Jun 29, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sandy McNabb 2 114.3 km
      Elk Pass17.2 km
      Mclean Creek26.4 km
      Mclean Creek Off Highway Vehicle PLUZ 19 26 926.9 km
      Brown - Lowery Provincial Park27.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1769 miles16,168 ft35 miles3,458 ft
      #6,185#9218619264
      E-Bike13 miles2,113 ft2 miles2,014 ft
      #1,903#45141
      Hike1873 miles16,257 ft36 miles3,510 ft
      #5,584#8719235
      Trail Running1873 miles16,257 ft36 miles3,510 ft
      #5,582#88192
      Horse842 miles7,008 ft22 miles2,405 ft
      #370#13122
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