8 miles
Distance
461 ft
Climb
-462 ft
Descent
00:03:56
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Heart Lake
    Brampton, Ontario
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring,Summer,Fall
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

Single Track dirt trails through Heart Lake Conservation Area. Overlaps some of the access roads and multi-use trails to connect to each side of the park. There are a different areas that are tricky to connect with at times, but there's a Southern loop, connected to the northern loop of trails by the lakeside route, and then there's an Eastern trail that connects back to the main roadway near the main gate. There are some side trails opening up that are worth exploring but if you approach from the wrong direction it can be frustrating. Markings are almost non-existent.

Access Info

Preferred by TRCA to pay at main gate off of Heart Lake Road and support the park maintenance. Access from Esker Lake Trail to the South; from City streets and local parks to the West and Mayfield Road to the North.

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More Stats for Heart Lake Single Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude min
    795 ft
  • Altitude max
    872 ft
  • Altitude start
    817 ft
  • Altitude end
    817 ft
  • Grade max
    -20.58%
  • Grade min
    22.773%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
  • Avg time
    00:03:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:57
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Status:
on Jun 16, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Heart Lake... Trail Reports

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Jun 16, 2017 @ 5:12pm
Jun 16, 2017
Nov 4, 2016 @ 7:37pm
Nov 4, 2016
Nice leasurely track with multiple shortcuts and alternatives, in a beautiful setting.
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Heart Lake Single Track

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag hdavidb1967 (Sep 26, 2016 at 9:58)
 My son 14 and myself late 40's rode this trail starting from the South entrance and enjoyed it. The trails are not well marked, split off every now & then but for the most part its pretty easy to navigate through. Basically stay right on the paths until you reach the top of the park the trail will naturally bring you around towards the lake. My son found it a bit boring compared to Dagmar for challenging trails but overall it was fun. Surprised that not many cyclist where in the park for such a nice Sunday Ride ??

Forgot to mention, I ride a Norco Storm & my son rides a Specialized Pitch.
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  • + 2
flag jeffct (Oct 20, 2017 at 16:59)
 The map makes it look easy, but once you get there, it's really easy to get lost because there's the trails are terribly marked so make sure you have your phone fully charged so that you can use google maps to get out of the park.

1. There's no sign that says where a single track begins/ends so you'll often run into other riders coming at you full speed from the opposite direction.

2. Intersections are mostly not marked so you'll have to guess whether you should go left or right.

3. main trail is shared with dog walkers and hikers, don't ride too fast.
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