4,157 ft
Distance
97 ft
Climb
-96 ft
Descent
00:10:14
Avg time

Matheson Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Etobicoke Creek
    Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Season
    spring to november
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #38784 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Top Loop of Etobicoke Creek. Starts flat along the creek when riding counter-clockwise, ramps up very quickly to steep ridge climbs and steep ridge downhills. Keep your eyes on the trail Also referred to as Drop Zone.

Access Info

Entrance is covered by tall grass in summer underneath Matheson Blvd

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for Matheson Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    472 ft
  • Altitude max
    531 ft
  • Altitude start
    479 ft
  • Altitude end
    480 ft
  • Grade
    0.024%
  • Grade max
    -21.372%
  • Grade min
    15.536%
  • Distance climb
    1,591 ft
  • Distance down
    1,983 ft
  • Distance flat
    583 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:24
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2020
Wet
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to matheson-loop trailhead (43.651070, -79.617820)
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      Matheson Loop Trail Reports

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      Oct 21, 2020 @ 2:23pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      Bench cut is getting very questionable. Will try and repair some spots after this season.
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 6:59pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:37pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      Very much overgrown. Be prepared to take the bypass
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Sep 16, 2020
      Overall trail is in good shape, just needs some bench cutting in the steeper areas to really bring it back to life. Will try to bench when the...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 10:27am
      Sep 1, 2020
      Dry but still in good condition.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 48 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 152 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Oct 21, 2020 @ 5:53pm
      Oct 21, 2020
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      Sep 15, 2020 @ 8:31pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      20 |
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 8:31pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      18 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 9:18pm
      Sep 8, 2020

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Etobicoke creek trail system
      10 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      slavo11 Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Jun 22, 2018 at 15:21)
       Ridden today, ridable but dont forget gloves and glasses because of trees and high grass.
      [Reply]

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