14.9 miles
Distance
1,062 ft
Climb
-885 ft
Descent
01:21:23
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Westside Lake Windermere
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #17031 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #14431 in E-Biking
    • #66593 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2020
  • Land Owner
    RDEK

The Markin-MacPhail Westside Legacy Trail is a multi-use, non-motorized, paved recreational trail that joins the communities of Invermere and Fairmont Hot Springs.

Access Info

From Invermere: Head south on Westside Road, take the first right after the cattle guard at the edge of town. There is a sign that says "Markin-MacPhail Westside Legacy Trail Parking"
From Fairmont: Take 93/95 southbound out of town, turn right onto Westside Road, take the first right after the cattle guard into the parking lot shared with the Shaw building. There is a sign that says "Markin-MacPhail Westside Legacy Trail Parking"

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Markin-MacPhail Westside Legacy Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    175 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,685 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,685 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,861 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -30.2%
  • Grade min
    24.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
  • Avg time
    01:21:23
  • Avg reverse time
    01:20:21
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Markin-MacPhail... Trail Reports

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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 10:31am
      Apr 16, 2022
      Perfect! All swept off now.
      Apr 1, 2022 @ 11:16am
      Apr 1, 2022
      Aside from some sand/rocks in places from the highway sanding in winter the trail is perfect. I was on Fatbike 4” tires so grip wasn’t an...
      May 11, 2021 @ 1:11pm
      May 11, 2021
      Beautiful and very nice paved path
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 16, 2021
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 11:53am
      Sep 26, 2020
      Nice family trail
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      6 Months
      • 90 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
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      • 195 rides
      • Last: Jul 5, 2022

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      1 Review & Comments

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      Snorton (Jul 25, 2021 at 20:40)
      The trail is fully completed and it’s awesome. Safe from cars, this is a delightful addition to the community. We used Mnt bikes with the kids and did the full out and back. It would be wonderfully smooth on a road bike - way better than the west side road!
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