9 miles
Distance
1,241 ft
Climb
-3,906 ft
Descent
02:12:03
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Tyaughton Creek - Castle Junction to Paradise FSR Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park
    Gold Bridge, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #33136 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Either as an access into the Park, or an exit, this trail works you both ways. Definitely less traveled, so expect blowdown and still be read to give way to other trail users.

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Tyaughton Creek Trail - Castle Junction to Paradise FSR bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,665 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,236 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,907 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,907 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,242 ft
  • Grade
    -5.678%
  • Grade max
    -34.741%
  • Grade min
    26.255%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    721 ft
  • Avg time
    02:12:03
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Status:
on Aug 30, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Lower Tyaughton... Trail Reports

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      Aug 30, 2018 @ 10:29am
      Aug 30, 2018
      Riding great. Huge thanks to everyone who contributed in making these trails very enjoyable! Bit of routefinding in the meadows under the rock...
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 10:13pm
      Aug 11, 2018
      reporter trail is in good shape all the way to the junction with the castle pass trail. Lots of work has been done this year to clear blowdown - thanks to...
      Jul 9, 2018 @ 3:44pm
      Jul 9, 2018
      reporter
      Jul 3, 2018 @ 1:12pm
      Jul 3, 2018
      Trail has now been cleared from trail head to cowboy camp/Castle Pass trail intersection. There are about 5 short bypasses around large trees...
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:16am
      Jun 22, 2018
      Large trees down across trail, blocking trail. (Pine beetle killed trees) 4 & 3 people cleared trail over June 16-17 weekend; less trees down...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 1 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      South Chilcotin Grand Tour
      56 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag CraigHinCA (Aug 4, 2016 at 13:40)
       Spruce Creek to Fortress Ridge climb intersection:
      There is a big loose climb up from Tyaughton Creek to the high trail elevation; in wet conditions it might be impossible unless you had crampons.
      There are some eroded sections with serious exposure, a fall here would likely be fatal as you would stop at the creek hundreds of meters below.
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