13 miles
Distance
533 ft
Climb
-200 ft
Descent
00:55:52
Avg time

Banff Legacy Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Banff
    Banff, Alberta
  • AKA
    Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, RD
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #24024 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is the Legacy Trail Segment providing a paved connection between Canmore and Banff. It can be easily ridden within 1.5 hours (to Banff) or 1.0 hours (to Canmore) to access trail areas in these locations.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Banff Legacy Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    333 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,301 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,691 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,301 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,634 ft
  • Grade
    0.502%
  • Grade max
    -7.092%
  • Grade min
    9.485%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
  • Avg time
    00:55:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:48:14
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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

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  • > 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
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      Banff Legacy Trail Trail Reports

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      Aug 18, 2018 @ 3:52pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      Apr 25, 2018 @ 11:43am
      Apr 25, 2018
      Ice and snow have melted and sweeper has removed most of the winter grime. Spring is here.
      Apr 16, 2018 @ 8:36am
      Apr 16, 2018
      In the tree covered areas where the sun hasn't melted the snow, there is around 1-2 feet of snow in shady areas. Most of the trail is covered in...
      Jul 25, 2017 @ 11:09am
      Jul 25, 2017
      Dry, some construction on side of trail but no effect on flow
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 4:25pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      Paved path. Clean an clear.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 125 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
      All
      • 936 rides
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      Photos

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      51 |
      May 20, 2018 @ 11:18am
      May 20, 2018
      Banff Legacy Trail, Canmore
      228 |
      May 11, 2017 @ 7:35pm
      May 11, 2017
      Banff Legacy Trail, Banff
      296 |
      May 11, 2017 @ 7:33pm
      May 11, 2017
      | 2 comments Banff Legacy Trail, Banff
      253 |
      May 11, 2017 @ 7:25pm
      May 11, 2017
      Banff Legacy Trail, Banff

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