1.8 miles
Distance
77 ft
Climb
-205 ft
Descent
00:15:05
Avg time

12 Mile Coulee Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    12 Mile Coulee
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #35584 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25416 in E-Biking
    • #13517 in Trail Running
    • #24395 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of Calgary
  • OSM Way

The 12 Mile Coulee area is in the community of Tuscany, in Calgary's NW. There are trails on both sides of the creek that runs down the coulee, and there are many crossings, most without any kind of bridge. For the most part it's old school narrow XC singletrack. Other than a couple of short and steep climbs, it's not overly strenuous. Be aware that close to 90% of trail users are walkers and runners, often with little kids or dogs in tow. There are some sections of trail that have blind corners, so be prepared to dump speed and yield the trail.

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More Stats for 12 Mile Coulee mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -127 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,629 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,824 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,824 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,698 ft
  • Grade
    -1.4%
  • Grade max
    -19.6%
  • Grade min
    27.5%
  • Distance climb
    1,640 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,057 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:16
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Status:
on Jun 19, 2022
Variable
Avg: 3.7 (14 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      12 Mile Coulee Trail Reports

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      Jun 19, 2022 @ 10:22am
      Jun 19, 2022
      May 27, 2022 @ 8:37am
      May 27, 2022
      May 26, 2022 @ 3:28pm
      May 26, 2022
      May 15, 2022 @ 4:19pm
      May 15, 2022
      A bit of water in low spots but otherwise dry.
      May 1, 2022 @ 4:08pm
      May 1, 2022
      Perfect conditions on this trail!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 289 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,531 rides
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      127 |
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 9:09pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      184 |
      Jan 29, 2020 @ 7:45am
      Jan 29, 2020
      249 |
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 6:45am
      Sep 25, 2019
      173 |
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 7:23pm
      Dec 23, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titledistance
      Sideshow Bob to 12 Mile Coulee7 miles

      6 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      kyleadamjones (Dec 5, 2017 at 15:38)
       Trail is ice.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      ryangregohara (Nov 3, 2018 at 19:55)
       Trail was a little bit slick. The low parts were somewhat muddy but stil rideable.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      decoydevo (Jun 1, 2019 at 16:11)
       The trail is nice. The creek crossings are wet. This is a "spiderweb of awesomeness", said the other biker on the trail. 10/10 would bike again.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      whisky (Jan 3, 2021 at 16:59)
       Jan 3, afternoon / Satisfying. Tacky awesomeness.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      aarbag (Apr 27, 2021 at 10:54)
       04/27/2021 trail is 95% dry and good to go
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:37)
       Fun trail with a few steep chutes to hike and ride on the other side on the creek.
      [Reply]





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      12 Mile Coulee (Tuscany Ravine)
      22 | May 30, 2022 , Calgary
      ‘12 Mile Laps’ - Extended Cut (May 25 -...
      8:37 | 20 | May 26, 2022 , Calgary
      12 Mile Coulee Downhill Mountain Biking - Aug...
      5:00 | 488 | Nov 3, 2020 , Calgary
      12 Mile Coulee Winter Ride HD
      1159 | Oct 13, 2015 , Calgary
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