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      The Three Stage trails are extremely susceptible to damage in wet conditions. If you find that the trails are muddy, please turn around and come back another day. Do not deviate from the main path to avoid braiding of trails. Keep singletrack single!

      Three Stage is a network of 40+ km of mostly advanced single track. There is a wide variety of terrain at Three Stage, everything from 10+ minute flowing descents to rolling hills and even some flat single track. Within a two-hour ride it is possible to ride five different forest types from wide-open hardwood to tightly spaced cedars, creating a feeling of riding totally different trail networks on your ride. The trails are on a clay base so things can get a little sideways in the wet and the rocks will be just as unforgiving even in the dry.

      The trails at Three Stage are mostly unmarked and can be difficult to navigate unless you have a keen sense of direction. Finding a local to tag along with is usually your best bet for not getting lost. Three Stage is accessible from six trail access points. four of the access points are located on the 6th Side Road at the top of the Escarpment and the other two are at the bottom off of the 33/34-Side Road/ Pretty River Road at the bottom of the park. The main access is located at the 6th Line and 2nd Side Road.

      The trails at Three Stage are built and maintained by local riders so please respect the trails and pick up any garbage and downed logs. If using Strava, follow the trail and do not cut corners. If you are unable to ride a section of trail walk your bike, do not create a ride around.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Pretty River Valley Provincial Park
      Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      635401 2nd Line, The Blue Mountains, Ontario
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #132
      State Ranking
      #11
      Trails
      80
      Total Distance
      45 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      7,657 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,794 ft
      Total Vertical
      886 ft
      Reports
      470
      Photos
      213
      Ridden Counter
      5,692

      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Photos of Three Stage Mountain Bike

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      Aug 3, 2018 @ 3:53pm
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      Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:00pm
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      Green Room West, Collingwood
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      Jul 22, 2018 @ 4:57pm
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      Videos of Three Stage Mountain Bike

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      Three Stage Mountain Bike Routes

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      5 miles
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      20K Three Stage
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1096611BangkokgoldtrailThe Down LowRode this about a week ago as per previous...
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 1:33pm
      Aug 6, 2018
      user #1373638BornOnTwotrailSwitchbacksFirst time hitting this trail (Three stage in...
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Aug 5, 2018
      user #1188267Misha4871trailThe Down LowThis trail is not rideble at this moment...
      Aug 2, 2018 @ 6:31pm
      Aug 2, 2018
      user #971881RideGuidestrailHemlock RidgeFun trail going down. Can't decide what it...
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:11pm
      Jul 22, 2018
      user #1306128dwansbroughtrailHemlock RidgeTrail has received some traffic and the ride...
      Jul 19, 2018 @ 11:57am
      Jul 19, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #445192Joel123456addridelogAug 16, 2018 ride log
      Aug 16, 2018 @ 2:26pm
      14 hours
      user #1195730CullifordaddreportHemlock Ridge and 1 more
      Aug 16, 2018 @ 12:19pm
      16 hours
      user #1195730CullifordaddridelogAug 16, 2018 ride log
      Aug 16, 2018 @ 10:45am
      18 hours
      user #1563708PhysiquedocaddridelogAug 15, 2018 ride log
      Aug 15, 2018 @ 6:08pm
      1 days
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