3 miles
Distance
838 ft
Climb
-466 ft
Descent
00:14:13
Avg time

Cow Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Coutlee Plateau
    Merritt, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #64694 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Access Info

Access via Midday Valley Road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cow Trail bike 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 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,356 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:13
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2018
Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Cow Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      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
      May 29, 2017 @ 6:26am
      May 29, 2017
      May 4, 2017 @ 5:00pm
      May 4, 2017
      reporter Snow melt is causing standing water on trail, not rideable in most parts.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      • 20 rides
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      Photos

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      108 |
      Jun 16, 2016 @ 5:26pm
      Jun 16, 2016
      Cow Trail, Merritt

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