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      The Brown Hill Tract in the Town of East Gwillimbury offers more than 15 kilometers of trails, providing some of the best mountain biking terrain in the Greater Toronto Area.

      Multi-Use with year round Hikers, recommended to have a bell. Trails are maintained by the York chapter of the DMBA. Map of trails located in parking lots.

      MEDIA NOTE: Most videos and photos below are not linked/tagged correctly to this region.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Ravenshoe
      Land Status: Municipal Park
      McCowan Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking Lot A:
      4389 Ravenshoe Road
      Town of East Gwillimbury

      Parking Lot B:
      22612 McCowan Road
      Town of East Gwillimbury
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      Region Status
      Caution as of May 4, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails Hike
      21
      Trails Trail Running
      21
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      1,378 ft
      Total Vertical
      123 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      894 ft
      Reports
      463
      Photos
      38
      Ridden Counter
      4,291

      Popular York Regional Forest - Brown Hill Tract Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 9.0 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 32 rides
      • 15.2 km avg distance

      Photos of York Regional Forest - Brown Hill Tract Mountain Bike

      20 |
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 4:04pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      141 |
      Apr 27, 2020 @ 6:16pm
      Apr 27, 2020
      trail: Skunk Loop
      101 |
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 1:56pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      trail: Cry Baby
      61 |
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 9:29am
      Apr 18, 2020
      trail: Cry Baby
      43 |
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 9:27am
      Apr 18, 2020
      74 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 8:42am
      Sep 14, 2019
      70 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 8:42am
      Sep 14, 2019

      Videos of York Regional Forest - Brown Hill Tract Mountain Bike

      One Gee Jump
      trail: One Gee
      0:06 | 263 | Jul 23, 2019
      Sending it at The Pines
      trail: Pines
      1:03 | 623 | Jan 22, 2015
      Last Call: 2014
      trail: Pines
      3:16 | 494 | Jan 4, 2015
      Mountain Biking at the Hydrocut
      trail: Stinky
      3:55 | 360 | Jun 10, 2014
      A Line GoPro Run
      trail: Stinky
      6:15 | 523 | Apr 14, 2013
      Sir Sam's
      trail: Rocky Road
      2:17 | 157 | Oct 10, 2012
      Hydrocut - Stinky Girl
      trail: Stinky
      3:53 | 773 | Sep 8, 2012
      Rocky Road
      trail: Rocky Road
      2:22 | 122 | Jun 11, 2012

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Cry Baby
      May 4, 2021 @ 9:43am
      May 4, 2021
      Prevalent MudGasman71

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2263939Gasman71addreportWest Fire Road and 12 more
      May 4, 2021 @ 12:29pm
      May 4, 2021
      user #254562CanadmosaddreportSkunk Loop and 9 more
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 7:48pm
      Apr 22, 2021
      user #2098795bigironmotoaddreportStinky and 6 more
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 9:19am
      Apr 13, 2021
      user #2263939Gasman71addreportStinky and 7 more
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 8:56am
      Mar 20, 2021
      user #1202468andrelaurentmtbaddreportSkunk Loop and 4 more
      Mar 5, 2021 @ 1:10pm
      Mar 5, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2306198natedagreattrailSkunk LoopThis is more of a spring, fall, and maybe...
      Dec 28, 2020 @ 1:47pm
      Dec 28, 2020
      user #1918008valdasdtrailSkunk LoopPhysically demanding and technical trail. But...
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Nov 21, 2020
      user #2263939Gasman71reportCry BabyTorrential downpour. Roots slippery
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 6:35am
      Sep 13, 2020
      user #1639903AtulantrailBig Meany LoopNot a difficult track but creatively done and...
      Jun 6, 2020 @ 3:40am
      Jun 6, 2020
      user #254562CanadmosreportStinkyWhat were the other traps?
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 7:29am
      Apr 29, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2110 miles1,378 ft4 miles125 ft
      #842#303846321,598
      Hike2110 miles1,378 ft4 miles125 ft
      #646#2346332
      Trail Running2110 miles1,378 ft4 miles125 ft
      #649#2346316
      Snowshoe1686 ft62 ft
      #13612
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