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      http://www.vancouverislanddirtriders.com/about-vidra/riding-areas/tansky/

      Tansky OHV Recreation Site is a 1000Ha site, situated amongst a second growth public forest. It is one of three legal riding areas on the south of Vancouver Island. The others being South Shawnigan Lake and Qualicum Beach areas.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Land Manager: RecSites & Trails BC
      Tansky OHV Recreation Site Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The main (lower) parking lot can be found just off the Hiway (Westcoast Rd.)on the "North (Jordan)Main". This North main Forest Service road begins right across from a local landmark, the China Beach Campground.
      Disclaimer:
      Currently free to use and explore, no permits required
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 1
      • 4
      • 24
      • 13
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 28, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      63
      Trails Mountain Bike
      54
      Trails E-Bike
      57
      Trails Hike
      52
      Trails Trail Running
      46
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      64
      Trails Observed Trials
      5
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      26
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      7,255 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,340 ft
      Reports
      139
      Photos
      57
      Ridden Counter
      858

      Photos of Tansky OHV Rec-Site Mountain Bike

      report
      9 |
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 10:19am
      Oct 4, 2021
      report
      6 |
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 9:38am
      Oct 2, 2021
      trail: Wolf's Ridge
      6 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 11:27am
      Jul 28, 2021
      63 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Oct 10, 2020
      62 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Oct 10, 2020
      149 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 10:47am
      Dec 15, 2019
      165 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 10:47am
      Dec 15, 2019
      146 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 10:46am
      Dec 15, 2019

      Videos of Tansky OHV Rec-Site Mountain Bike

      All Balls
      trail: All Balls
      12 | Jul 6, 2021
      trail: FM
      2:29 | 66 | Sep 13, 2020
      Dedicated to Lars Nyberg
      4:10 | 445 | May 28, 2017
      trail: Bruce's
      0:26 | 109 | Jul 5, 2020
      2019/03/24 Tansky (solo)

      9:13 | 127 | Dec 9, 2019
      Tansky ORV Trail - Lower Parking Lot Green...

      6:13 | 212 | Dec 9, 2019
      Last Sunday's Tansky dirt ride

      5:02 | 127 | Dec 9, 2019
      Kawasaki KX 250 Hillclimb Enduro line, Tansky B.C.

      0:19 | 96 | Dec 9, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Main Access (Temp)
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 9:37am
      Oct 2, 2021
      VariableMathanMor Bridge has been condemned. One can still...
      Perserverance Crossing
      Aug 30, 2021 @ 2:54pm
      Aug 30, 2021
      DryToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto Filled in large trench. Roots rock armored
      Lars from Mars
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 11:46am
      Jul 5, 2021
      DryToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto Slappers have been trimmed in the clear...
      Hook-Up (Queesto Haul rd.)
      May 16, 2021 @ 9:36am
      May 16, 2021
      IdealGastonCDirtbike/Moto
      MARS
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      VariableToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto
      Husaberg
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      VariableToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto
      Jeremy's Creek
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      Snow CoveredToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto
      Trev's Traverse
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      Snow CoveredToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto
      DeeLite
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      VariableToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto
      Keetron X-ing
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Feb 20, 2021
      VariableToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike/Moto

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2920295EthanZuLUF3wishlisttrailMain Access (Temp)
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 1:32am
      Dec 4, 2021
      user #1730183DarsinnriddentrailLars from Mars
      Oct 30, 2021 @ 6:00pm
      Oct 30, 2021
      user #2171023SugarlandreavotetrailIRA
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Oct 17, 2021
      user #2794026vancouverislandsingletrackriddentrailTrev's Traverse
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 4:05pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      user #2168558MathanMoraddreportMain Access (Temp)
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 9:37am
      Oct 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1937848Toeknee89trailTop Gun (MTB Short Cut)This short cut will need a re-routed. when you...
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 3:33pm
      Jun 9, 2021
      user #2301845SomuchmudtrailIRAPretty Muddy! But when you’re not portaging...
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Aug 23, 2020
      user #248641ltbosstrailJR Hard Enduro LoopDefinitely not an ideal for mountain bikes....
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Aug 3, 2020
      user #2276643jlbmarkstrailBruce'sCaution: Blackberry bushes are starting to...
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 9:46pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      user #2205685BasaltedtrailTanksy Main (Climb Trail)Difficult up over loose rocks, we came down...
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Jul 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sooke Hills Wilderness 5 117.3 km
      Harbourview 4 12 317.3 km
      Burnt Bridge 5 1218.7 km
      Malahat Ridge21.6 km
      Shawnigan Lake Quarry 2 3 521.6 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5439 miles6,578 ft17 miles2,087 ft
      #7,368#319713686
      E-Bike5740 miles6,749 ft18 miles2,087 ft
      #2,657#1231368
      Hike5237 miles6,109 ft16 miles2,087 ft
      #6,424#30213657
      Trail Running4635 miles5,636 ft15 miles2,083 ft
      #6,402#2971312
      Horse410 miles535 ft2 miles2,021 ft
      9
      Dirtbike/Moto6442 miles7,254 ft19 miles2,087 ft
      #153#14501334103
      Observed Trials55 miles207 ft2,641 ft1,916 ft
      #21#1171
      ATV/ORV/OHV2629 miles3,652 ft11 miles2,080 ft
      #90#6802
      • By markholloway Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: Dubnyk, VIDRA, tansky TS, Beta250RR
      • #31284 - 7,787 views
      • tansky ohv rec-site activity log | embed map of Tansky OHV Rec-Site mountain bike trails | tansky ohv rec-site mountain biking points of interest

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