7 miles
Distance
868 ft
Climb
-2,081 ft
Descent
01:39:50
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Gun Creek (Jewel to Spruce) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May through October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #14429 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Gun Creek trail is a two way artery in the Park that goes from the headwaters of Gun Creek to the trailhead at the end of Gun Creek Rd.

The portion shown here is from the mid-elevation grasslands down and is the most used part of the trail. As with all BC Parks trails, ride with caution and be ready to dismount for horses and give way to hikers or other riders.

NOTE: At the request of Parks, please do not post times to the leader board for this or any Parks trail. Respect this wish and help ensure the experience of riding in the South Chilcotins will be available for years to come.

This trail can be described as "gravy, with a few lumps". It's a roller coaster of a trail, that changes nature every few km's, from buffy single track to rock gardens. Excellent wildflowers in the grasslands early season.

More Stats for Lower Gun Creek Trail (Jewel to Spruce) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,214 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,455 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,687 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,669 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,455 ft
  • Grade
    -3.089%
  • Grade max
    -46.57%
  • Grade min
    28.385%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    742 ft
  • Avg time
    01:39:50
  • Avg reverse time
    02:02:59
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Status:
on Sep 2, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Lower Gun Creek... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 6:33pm
      Sep 2, 2019
      Tyax Adventures cleared 7 trees across trail today, so now clear from 1st foot bridge after descent through meadows to gun creek road. 1 x mud...
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 9:57am
      Jun 12, 2019
      Lower trail is generally good, a couple of tread down and some rocky sections, but all good for heading up and down. If heading to Spruce Lake,...
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 11:49am
      Aug 21, 2018
      reporter Trail is dry and loose. Few trees down.
      Jul 9, 2018 @ 3:44pm
      Jul 9, 2018
      reporter
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 6:03pm
      Sep 30, 2017
      reporter recent rains are making for dust free trails. Some snow in the high passes
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 38 rides
      • 35 miles avg distance
      All
      • 45 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag jennifergibson (Sep 1, 2014 at 19:37)
       Great up-track--in perfect condition as of last week. This trail should be rated a green/blue descent (not black) and blue ascent.
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