2 miles
260 ft
-237 ft
Avg time


  • Riding area
    McGillivray Falls / Caddy Lake
    West Hawk Lake, Manitoba
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Family Friendly
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

McGillivray Falls trail is two loops that are accessible from PTH 44 near Caddy Lake. This 4.6 km trail will lead you through a small drainage basin typical of the Precambrian Shield. A shortcut reduces the length of the trail to 2.4 km before it reaches McGillivray Lake. This particular type of drainage system is found throughout the park.

Type: Hike.. Part of the Northern section of the loop is also part of the Centennial hiking trail and Blue Highway Route mountain bike trail system. Mountain bikers please stay on MTB section only.
Time: 3 Hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

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More Stats for McGillvray Falls Self-guiding Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    23 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,073 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,202 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,158 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,181 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,352 ft
  • Distance down
    3,995 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,040 ft
  • Avg time
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on May 31, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mcgillvray-falls-selfguiding-trail trailhead (49.801610, -95.231980)
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McGillvray Falls... Trail Reports

May 31, 2018 @ 5:19am
May 31, 2018
Sep 4, 2017 @ 10:30pm
Sep 4, 2017
Bridges are all washed out due to the high water in the fall of 2016
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag pigwheels (Jul 29, 2017 at 11:52)
 Do not ride the lower loop. We went through it with our bikes and had to wall them the entire way. It is so overgrown that it is barely hikeable. Take the shortcut and go back up to the northwest. I'm sure we have poison ivy. And our legs are bleeding and cut up.
  • + 0
flag markrdh4 (Jul 31, 2017 at 18:15)
 Totally agree with pigwheels comment from July 29th.

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