6 miles
Distance
1,336 ft
Climb
-534 ft
Descent
03:00:29
Avg time

Lake of the Horns Details

  • Riding Area
    Sheep River
    Turner Valley, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #73254 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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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.

More Stats for Lake of the Horns bike trail
  • Altitude change
    802 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,185 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,992 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,189 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,992 ft
  • Grade
    2.534%
  • Grade max
    -24.78%
  • Grade min
    23.251%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,310 ft
  • Avg time
    03:00:29
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:33pm
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      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:33pm
      Aug 6, 2018
      Lake of the Horns, Calgary

      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.
      [Reply]
      • + 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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