6 miles
1,190 ft
-548 ft
Avg time

Lake of the Horns Details

  • Riding area
    Sheep River
    Turner Valley, Alberta
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  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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Access Info

The trailhead is located at the end of the Cat Creek Recreation Area parking lot 129km west of the city of Calgary on the #40 Highwood Trail highway. Note that the #40 Highwood Trail Highway is closed from Dec 1st to June 14th. Park at Cat Creek, trail starts at the west side of the lot. Bike in 12 KM and hike to Carnavon Lake, at the BC border.

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More Stats for Lake of the Horns mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    642 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,185 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,871 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,191 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,832 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,375 ft
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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Sep 10, 2017 @ 5:42am
Sep 10, 2017
Lake of the Horns, My City

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag spicytuna (Jul 24, 2016 at 21:16)
 That track in the map is NOT the Carnarvon lake trail. That is the trail for the Lake of the Horns Bike trail. Found out the hard way today.
  • + 2
flag wengg77 (Oct 1, 2017 at 16:47)
 I'll second that. Wish I had seen your comment earlier spicytuna.

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