3 miles
Distance
539 ft
Climb
-517 ft
Descent
00:18:24
Avg time

Bronte Creek North Details

  • Riding area
    Bronte Creek
    Burlington, Ontario
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Apr - Nov
  • TTFs on trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny, Wallride, Other
  • Global Ranking

You can start riding here around late April as long as it's dry, the trails north of Dundas handle water much better than the trails south. South of Dundas the trail is easy and flat, with few roots, making it good for new riders. As the trail nears Dundas (from the south) it becomes more difficult. The trail is fairly tricky north of Dundas with some short steep climbs and steep uneven descents. There are a few optional jumps, drops and skinnies on the trail. The trail continues to get more difficult technically and physically after you pass the train tracks and cross under the 407. Most of the trail runs at the top of the bronte creek ravine and it stays close to the off camber edge most of the time, make sure you ride with caution! Note that the land past the 407 is private and sections are owned by an equestrian ranch and is frequently occupied by riders on horseback. Also of note is the land north of the CN rain tracks is Crown land and bow hunters are permitted during hunting season so don't be surprised to see hunters in November. Please use caution as this is an unsanctioned trail.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Disclaimer

Unsanctioned, technical singletrack

More Stats for Bronte Creek North mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    22 ft
  • Altitude min
    456 ft
  • Altitude max
    582 ft
  • Altitude start
    530 ft
  • Altitude end
    552 ft
  • Grade
    0.147%
  • Grade max
    -29.585%
  • Grade min
    43.629%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,048 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:50
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Status:
on Apr 22, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.4 (13 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to bronte-creek-north trailhead (43.416260, -79.798020)
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Bronte Creek North Trail Reports

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Apr 22, 2018 @ 7:04pm
2 days
Majority of the trail is dry enough to ride. The flats at the start are quite wet. Take the short cut on the right to bypass. The jump run at...
Apr 2, 2018 @ 8:01am
Apr 2, 2018
These trails will soon become double track if people keep riding them when they are wet. This includes fat bikes. Go to Bronte creek park in early...
Mar 31, 2018 @ 7:33am
Mar 31, 2018
Mar 10, 2018 @ 2:32pm
Mar 10, 2018
Too wet to ride!
Feb 28, 2018 @ 3:21pm
Feb 28, 2018
Very muddy here and there. Almost unridable. Do not attempt to ride yet as you will be more likely to destroy the trail.
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| 3 comments Bronte Creek North, My City

9 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag cheng2 (May 2, 2017 at 15:44)
 Does anyone know who is managing this trail? I've been to the gap jump and skinny and they were all destroyed, I wasn't even able to get into the gap jump. If needed, I can volunteer rebuilding trails.
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  • + 2
flag atrokz (May 9, 2017 at 6:38)
 We are. That 'gap' jump was ruined by shitty kids. The inner jump line was tables, built by a group of adults, and some kids cut them out, breaking the cardinal rule of trail building (poaching a builders line). If you know who these kids are, please let us know and tell them to stop altering the trails before we find them. That line will be shut down this weekend or next weekend by us, we don't f*ck around. Word is a group of kids on BMX bikes have been burning and destroying the features, if you know who these kids are, please inform us or tell them they are messing with the wrong adults.

how were the gap jumps on the trails themselves? Haven't been in in a few weeks.
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  • + 1
flag cheng2 (May 12, 2017 at 3:50)
 I went there about a week ago, and I was completely unable to access that gap jump feature. There were too much bushes grown, so someone needs to cut down. looked like the jump itself was still in good shape, however, needs a minor fix. lot of skinny features were destroyed(pallets were falling off from the log).
I haven't ride much yet as it was raining for weeks and dont live close to bronte, but someone really need to maintain this trail.
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  • + 1
flag atrokz (May 12, 2017 at 10:58)
 we will be blocking off that line now that it's been altered by kids. The jumps on the trails will be maintained and that's it. Since it's spring, most trails will need maintenance and this is no different. If you have a weekend free let us know and we can sort it out.
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  • + 2
flag cheng2 (May 12, 2017 at 3:52)
 PEOPLE, PLEASE DON'T RIDE WHEN THE TRAIL IS WET. You are the ones ruining the trail.
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  • + 0
flag Markythesparky (May 15, 2017 at 14:51)
 Would love to help out I'm 14 and eager to work on trails. If I could be of any help please contact me at marko.benn7@gmail.com
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  • + 2
flag Reeceman2 (May 17, 2017 at 9:47)
 I was in riding with a buddy this morning and the gap jump and various other lines around it were completely cut off or destroyed. we tried to fix some of the skinnies but they need a lot of work. the big banked turns were completely destroyed as well. saw some tire marks that looked like BMX tires on the berms as if they rode it when it was wet.
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  • + 1
flag Secondjay (Oct 13, 2017 at 19:11)
 Do I need to pay the fee to access Bronte South and North? Where do you guys park?
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  • + 1
flag atrokz (Oct 17, 2017 at 13:28)
 shoot me a msg
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