2.6 miles
Distance
838 ft
Climb
-466 ft
Descent
00:28:41
Avg time

Cow Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coutlee Plateau
    Merritt, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #85692 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #91112 in Trail Running
    • #69262 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Cow Trail is a 4 km moderately popular green doubletrack trail located near Merritt British Columbia. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions with a 255 m green climb. On average it takes 28 minutes to complete this trail.

Access Info

Access via Midday Valley Road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cow Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    372 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,749 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,224 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,751 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,123 ft
  • Grade
    2.76%
  • Grade max
    -72.03%
  • Grade min
    76.008%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,356 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:41
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Status:
on Apr 1, 2021
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Cow Trail Trail Reports

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      Apr 1, 2021 @ 11:59am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Still snow and mud.
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 10:33pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      Muddy/snow covered after roughly 1km up from the parking lot.
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 7:39pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Trail is in good shape. Someone dumped a fridge just above the lower Pond Scum trail head and someone dumped a box spring
      May 16, 2018 @ 9:20am
      May 16, 2018
      Some wet sections but most have boards. Bear sighting on 13 May near small creek just past start of first singletrack
      Jun 2, 2017 @ 8:22pm
      Jun 2, 2017
      Mostly dry with boggy bits
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 41 rides
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      Jun 16, 2016 @ 5:26pm
      Jun 16, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      Flojo Easy
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      Half Crown - 60k race featured
      35 miles
      Cow Trail Classic 2017 race
      24 miles
      Searching for Sun in September
      26 miles

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