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      Snow level: 4,921 ft reported on May 30, 2018
      Tyaughton Lake area is "home base" for much of the activities in the South Chilcotin Park, as well as access to the Mud lake/Relay region. Three public campgrounds serve the area: Mowson's Pond, Frieberg's, at Tyaughton Lake and Gun Creek Campground, at the outlet of Gun Creek at Carpenter Lake.

      The Lodge serves as base for Tyax Adventures, which operates a float plane, providing access to remote areas along with camps in the South Chilcotin Park and guide services.

      Local trails in the Tyaughton Lake area are generally sandy, with loose volcanic pumice stone layer just below the surface. Trails can get dusty after prolonged dry spells and ride best just after a rain. Higher elevation trails are less sandy and more compact dirt or rock.

      NOTE: All trails are multi-use, in both directions. Bikers give way to hikers and horses. Ride with respect for the trail, the wilderness and other users. Please do not post times to the leader board - race safely against friends in bike parks, not Provinical Parks.

      Bicycles and horses: Bikes give way to horseback riders for a number of reasons: A group of riders -often with packhorses - cannot always get off the trail for a mountain bike - please be patient and, f possible, go to the bottom side of a trail to give way - reason: horse(s) spooking uphill are easier to get under control than those bolting downhill). Remember animals DO NOT perceive what we do: In the horse’s mind, a mountain bike is reminiscent of a speedy silent predator coming at them. It is very important for cyclists to slow down, stop and SPEAK to the horse and rider. On hearing a human voice, most horses will calm quickly. Both horse and rider will appreciate your understanding. Mountain bikes can spook horses more than motor vehicles, because they are relatively quiet and can come upon them so suddenly, while motorized vehicles can be heard coming. Speed is seen to most animals as a threat or attack, this is why it is important to slow down and move over. Moving over (if possible) shows you are non-threatening.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Upper Taylor Creek Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      To access Tyaughton Lake area, Travel Route 40 along Carpenter Lake and turn up the Tyaughton Lake Rd. 10 km's east of Goldbridge.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,192
      State Ranking
      #127
      Trails
      30
      Total Distance
      64 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      33 miles
      Total Descent
      20,490 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,389 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,213 ft
      Reports
      390
      Photos
      70
      Ridden Counter
      432

      Photos of Tyaughton Lake Mountain Bike

      193 |
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 7:27am
      Sep 12, 2017
      Lick Creek Trail, Whistler
      31 |
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 5:19pm
      Jul 22, 2017
      Jonny's Lookout, Gold Bridge
      250 |
      Sep 8, 2015 @ 9:49pm
      Sep 8, 2015
      Ridge-o-Rama (West Section)
      383 |
      Jan 2, 2015 @ 3:01pm
      Jan 2, 2015
      Jonny's Lookout, Gold Bridge
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      Videos of Tyaughton Lake Mountain Bike

      1:00 | 28 | Oct 2, 2017
      Chilcotin's
      15:23 | 222 | Sep 16, 2016
      The Chilcotins
      3:21 | 1997 | Sep 27, 2015
      From the top
      1:44 | 231 | Sep 8, 2015
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