2 miles
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-700 ft
Descent
00:18:00
Avg time

Beaver Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Cypress Hills Provincial Park
    Elkwater, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17399 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager

This trail is one of the few pure singletrack trails on the Alberta side of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. It has always been a favorite for mountain bikers and thanks to 670 Collective Mountain Bike Club, it got re-worked and re-opened in 2013.

It follows the Beaver Creek all the way to the top at Nicole Springs campground off Plateau Trail. It is a fun mix of old school trail with roots and rugged sections, and new school bench cuts and flow. It's best ridden when dry as the roots get slippery when wet and works as both a challenging and interesting up and a fun and flowy down.

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More Stats for Beaver Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -650 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,124 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,775 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,774 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,124 ft
  • Grade
    -5.775%
  • Grade max
    -17.606%
  • Grade min
    9.858%
  • Distance climb
    870 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,034 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:08
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Status:
on Sep 1, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.3 (7 votes)

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Beaver Creek Trail Trail Reports

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      Sep 1, 2019 @ 11:06am
      Sep 1, 2019
      Jun 26, 2019 @ 3:21pm
      Jun 26, 2019
      Jun 8, 2019 @ 5:04pm
      Jun 8, 2019
      Roots! Bridges! Some small kicker jumps. Way fun.
      May 16, 2019 @ 12:39pm
      May 16, 2019
      Needs more beavers. At least a half dozen tree's down. Couple muddy spots
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 12:22pm
      Apr 13, 2019
      Some packed snow, Ivey sections and mud, but overall in pretty decent condition. A good pair of trail running shoes and you’re good to go!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 58 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 236 rides
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      3 |
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 5:09pm
      5 hours
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      Aug 31, 2019 @ 11:30am
      Aug 31, 2019
      9 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 8:43pm
      Aug 13, 2019
      52 |
      May 1, 2017 @ 4:54pm
      May 1, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Battle Creek Showdown 2014 race
      10 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Jgupnorth (Jun 23, 2017 at 13:22)
       Lots of roots!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Dannybender403 (Jul 22, 2018 at 8:20)
       Very rooty; if your a beginner take in some of the trails to the east to gain a little confidence before ripping this girl ????
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Kyyder (Aug 12, 2018 at 18:01)
       Awesome trail its dry wouldnt attempt if wet very rooty but had fun!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag windgrrl (Jan 29, 2019 at 6:55)
       Excellent climbing challenge and fun downhill though an enchanted forest.
      [Reply]

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      Beaver Creek Trail
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