1 miles
Distance
130 ft
Climb
-110 ft
Descent
00:10:51
Avg time

Beaver Flats Details

  • Riding area
    Don Valley
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on trail
    Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking

A classic bypass for Catalyst, this trail meanders by the river, crossing at the end towards the defunct Sky Pilot. The extension has been bushwhacked and reopened in Sept 2017.

Be weary of erosion along the river bank, especially after a storm.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Beaver Flats mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    20 ft
  • Altitude min
    292 ft
  • Altitude max
    321 ft
  • Altitude start
    292 ft
  • Altitude end
    312 ft
  • Grade
    0.295%
  • Grade max
    -23.774%
  • Grade min
    28.558%
  • Distance climb
    2,992 ft
  • Distance down
    2,327 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,554 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:27
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3 (8 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to beaver-flats trailhead (43.704380, -79.335940)
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Beaver Flats Trail Reports

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Sep 29, 2018 @ 2:20pm
Sep 29, 2018
Sep 22, 2018 @ 4:31am
Sep 22, 2018
Sep 17, 2018 @ 8:26am
Sep 17, 2018
Mostly dry, some mud at bridges.
Sep 13, 2018 @ 12:55pm
Sep 13, 2018
First time riding it and 100% agree with the comment that compares this to the Boo Trail. But overall this was a fun ans relaxing ride :)
Aug 5, 2018 @ 6:13am
Aug 5, 2018
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Sep 13, 2018 @ 12:56pm
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Aug 18, 2016 @ 6:13am
Aug 18, 2016
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Aug 18, 2016 @ 6:12am
Aug 18, 2016
Beaver Flats, Toronto

6 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag hipposauce (Nov 15, 2015 at 9:07)
 think someone needs to edit this section - the part north of the river crossing is 100% not a green trail - was in the don yesterday and some beginner riders i ran into were upset as they used to app and it told them that gnarly descent was a green / they walked it all
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  • + 2
flag Wyrmblight (Nov 15, 2015 at 10:10)
 It's been a couple of years since I rode this section. I'll have a look today.
Thanks for the feedback.
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  • + 1
flag hipposauce (Nov 16, 2015 at 7:45)
 Stoked! Just passing on some info - thanks for adding all the trails!
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  • + 0
flag atrokz (Jun 22, 2016 at 6:06)
 Should be noted this trail was always called "Beaver Flats" by the original builders in the Don, not lower cat. Added a request for name change to suit.
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  • + 1
flag dylanfly (Aug 10, 2016 at 7:08)
 Agreed. A Beginner level trail should be just that: a novice can ride it without a dismount.
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  • + 1
flag BlurredLines (Aug 17, 2016 at 6:23)
 I'd suggest that lack of maintenance and the lack of a beginner connection to the trail are larger issues, both of which are things that app users can be advised of in the trail description rather than designating it more difficult. I've walked this with the dog more times than I can count and the overgrowth, downed branches, and lack of traffic leave this trail looking far more difficult than it is. The features along Boo Trail are similar if not more difficult, but Boo Trail is well traveled and looks easier while these trails are extremely similar.
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