1.1 miles
Distance
138 ft
Climb
-48 ft
Descent
00:14:43
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Flat Lake Trail

Flat Lake Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    McIntosh Run
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #11521 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5892 in Trail Running
    • #31505 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager
    Halifax Regional Municipality

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Flat Lake is a 2 km popular blue singletrack scenic trail located near Halifax Nova Scotia. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 42 m blue climb. On average it takes 14 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Flat Lake bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    90 ft
  • Altitude min
    110 ft
  • Altitude max
    203 ft
  • Altitude start
    110 ft
  • Altitude end
    200 ft
  • Grade
    1.6%
  • Grade max
    -8.1%
  • Grade min
    19.7%
  • Distance climb
    2,749 ft
  • Distance down
    1,388 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,558 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:14
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on Nov 26, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (4 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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      Flat Lake Trail Reports

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      Nov 26, 2021 @ 4:49am
      Nov 26, 2021
      reporter Be alert for variable trail conditions due to heavy rain, strong wind and freeze-thaw cycles.
      Nov 23, 2021 @ 1:46pm
      Nov 23, 2021
      reporter Heavy rain and freeze-thaw conditions. Do not use if you are leaving deep ruts.
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 10:42am
      Oct 23, 2021
      Slippery leaves
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 9:59am
      Oct 19, 2021
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 8:17am
      Jul 17, 2021
      reporter Big rebuild. Large slabs on right. Line shifted right. Make climb more continuous, not steps.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 901 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,758 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 3, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      Jan 3, 2021
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      Jan 3, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      Jan 3, 2021
      270 |
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 3:54am
      Jun 21, 2019
      215 |
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 3:53am
      Jun 21, 2019

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