4,157 ft
Distance
97 ft
Climb
-96 ft
Descent
00:11:01
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Matheson Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Etobicoke Creek
    Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • 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
    #53435 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #87235 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 80 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
    00:11:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:07
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4 (5 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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      Matheson Loop Trail Reports

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      Jun 23, 2022 @ 12:52pm
      2 days
      Large tree down on one of the climbs Thanks for clearing the tall grass
      Jun 14, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Jun 14, 2022
      Big ups to @skateboardnorth for his work - happy to help next time... Looks like we also got a new bridge in addition to the fix!
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 8:54pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      Cleared some long grass to help keep the ticks off of us.
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 12:45pm
      Jun 12, 2022
      Fixed the bridge
      May 31, 2022 @ 6:54am
      May 31, 2022
      Thank you to the trail fairies for the important work in progress!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 66 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 364 rides
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      May 31, 2022 @ 9:01am
      May 31, 2022
      101 |
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 5:53pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      96 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 9:18pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      80 |
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 10:30am
      Sep 1, 2020

      Routes with this trail

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      Etobicoke creek trail system10 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      slavo11 (Jun 22, 2018 at 15:21)
       Ridden today, ridable but dont forget gloves and glasses because of trees and high grass.
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      • + 0
      poisonapple07 (May 31, 2022 at 10:28)
       We ride this trail yesterday May 30,2022. Grasses are tall and watch for twigs. A fallen big tree was on the trail.
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