6 miles
594 ft
-471 ft
1,207 ft
High Point


  • Riding area
    McGillivray Falls / Caddy Lake
    West Hawk Lake, Manitoba
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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Awesome hiking trail, mostly over open granite, with some more difficult sections.
A little history... In 1970, a group of Scouters headed up by Vern "Skink" Dutton discussed the idea of creating a trail as a way of celebrating Manitoba's Centennial. As a result the Centennial Trail became a reality.
This trail travels through some of the most beautiful area in the Whiteshell and is marked by a series of cairns or inukshuks. The cairns are piles of rock used by the Inuit people to serve as directional markers to guide those who followed. There is also Trans Canada Trail signage along the way, occasionally sparse.

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More Stats for Centennial Trail, Bear L to Emer Exit mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    123 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,084 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,084 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,207 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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Directions to centennial-trail-bear-l-to-emer-exit trailhead (49.831860, -95.329030)
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