3,241 ft
Distance
70 ft
Climb
-81 ft
Descent
00:11:01
Avg time

Area 51 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Resource Management Centre
    Bracebridge, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #11277 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #84432 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Ontario MNRF

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Area 51 is a 988 m popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Bracebridge Ontario. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. On average it takes 11 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Area 51 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,002 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,052 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,013 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,004 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -18.9%
  • Grade min
    22.4%
  • Distance climb
    1,266 ft
  • Distance down
    1,447 ft
  • Distance flat
    482 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:41
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Status:
on Aug 14, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (4 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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      Area 51 Trail Reports

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      Aug 14, 2022 @ 7:13pm
      Aug 14, 2022
      reporter Trails are dry and in great shape. Get out and enjoy!
      May 5, 2022 @ 6:36pm
      May 5, 2022
      reporter Wet spots here and there, but overall ready to ride!
      Apr 24, 2022 @ 5:13pm
      Apr 24, 2022
      reporter Trails are drying out. Some ice still exists in shady areas (mostly trails to the north). With some prolonged sun and dry weather, trails will be...
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 9:03am
      Apr 9, 2022
      reporter Freeze/thaw cycle is still occuring. Trails are less than 50% covered in snow. Sections of trail that are not snow covered are mostly mud.
      Mar 22, 2022 @ 6:29pm
      Mar 22, 2022
      reporter Trails are very soft and slushy, with open sections starting to appear. The ground that is showing is either rock or mud.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 105 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 540 rides
      • Last: Aug 18, 2022

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      8 |
      Dec 20, 2021 @ 9:17am
      Dec 20, 2021
      141 |
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 5:15am
      Apr 4, 2021
      115 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 10:23am
      Oct 14, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      sdrvper HMBA (May 28, 2021 at 7:22)
      This trail is a bit underrated in BRMC! Lots of fun downhills when riding northbound. Links up well from the Body Dump / Winter's Coming junction.
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      Can you ride it? Area 51(SOUTHBOUND) - Tech...
      16:39 | 118 | Jul 7, 2021 , Bracebridge
      BRMC Trail Ride: Area 51  Check out this...
      8:47 | 121 | Jun 29, 2021 , Bracebridge
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