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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      From all mountain single track, to the most progressive free-riding, to truly epic cross country, Williams Lake has something for every style and skill level of rider. With over 200km of single track trails within the city limits, another 100km within a half hour drive from town, and the largest bike park in the Interior, Williams Lake is truly the Shangri-La of mountain biking.

      Free print maps of the local riding areas are available at tourist info centre and local bike shops.
      Region Details
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      Caution on Nov 28, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #183
      State Ranking
      #37
      Trails (view details)
      211
      Trails Mountain Bike
      211
      Trails Hike
      205
      Trails Trail Running
      205
      Total Distance
      220 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      115 miles
      Total Descent
      69,371 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,016 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,357 ft
      Reports
      780
      Photos
      596
      Ridden Counter
      4,644
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Williams Lake Mountain Bike

      237 |
      Oct 2, 2015 @ 10:49pm
      Oct 2, 2015
      Chief William XC, Williams Lake
      trail: Skyline
      246 |
      Mar 26, 2014 @ 9:28am
      Mar 26, 2014
      Skyline, Williams Lake
      trail: Desous
      290 |
      Jul 30, 2013 @ 2:05pm
      Jul 30, 2013
      Desous, Williams Lake
      1,188 |
      May 21, 2013 @ 5:28pm
      May 21, 2013
      | 1 comments Snakes & Ladders
      more photos »

      Videos of Williams Lake Mountain Bike

      Reverence Movie - James Doerfling Lost Segment
      3:22 | 16059 | Dec 16, 2018
      Dead Sailor
      4:13 | 193 | Feb 18, 2017
      RIDERS OF THE CARIBOO 2017 Calendar | Teaser 2
      trail: Westside
      0:36 | 70 | Jul 16, 2016
      RIDERS OF THE CARIBOO 2017 Calendar | Teaser 1
      0:31 | 105 | Jul 16, 2016
      more videos »

      Williams Lake Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      1.5 hr Fox Loop
      9 miles
      Dick's Loop
      10 miles
      Desous | 2016 Osprey BC Enduro Series | Williams Lake race featured
      12 miles
      2016 Osprey BC Enduro Series | Williams Lake race featured
      19 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1573190WLCCreportCherry PopperTree was removed by Wednesday night riding...
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:43am
      Sep 22, 2018
      user #1573190WLCCreportAlt Snakes and LaddersMy bad, wrong section of trail.
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 12:46pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      user #1492024abbywilsontrailKracker JackTree down on the crest of a hill, would need a...
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 3:03pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      user #530741cerebrosidereportNew BoxSubmitted an edit to fix GPS track.
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 9:55pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      user #530741cerebrosidereportRavinSubmitted an edit with fixed GPS. It's pretty...
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 9:41pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #29888davehartwishlisttrailSnakes & Ladders
      Jan 17, 2019 @ 7:23pm
      2 days
      user #971708SkylinemikeaddridelogJan 16, 2019 ride log
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 8:31pm
      3 days
      user #971708SkylinemikeaddridelogJan 9, 2019 ride log
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 8:40pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailShipwreck2
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 2:22pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      user #32607k-launchwishlisttrailShiney Badger
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 12:20pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      view more »

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Boitanio Bikeparkskill parkWilliams Lake
      view all skill parks »

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      South Side 1 27 64.8 km
      Desous 3 2 10 15.4 km
      Westsyde 6 26 15 25.8 km
      Fox Mountain 12 21 117.1 km
      Chief Will Yum 2 19.1 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Williams Lake Indian Band
      • Chris Master
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      • By canadaka TFADMIN Plus & contributors
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      • williams lake activity log | embed map of Williams Lake mountain bike trails | williams lake mountain biking points of interest
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