4,677 ft
-385 ft
Avg time

NRA Details

  • Riding area
    York Creek
    Coleman, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened

Head down School of Rock and stay right after the trail branches just past the upper high-speed section filled with small-medium jumps. Stay left to remain on School of Rock, or head to the right and down the ladder bridge onto NRA. Cross the OHV trail after the cut block and stay left when the trail branches again after a few hundred meters. NRA finishes above the pond by Whistling Post. Continue down the OHV trail to the left towards Whistling Post or head up Toadstool to access the other York Creek trails.

The middle section is ridable in both directions and is frequently used as part of the climb up to School of Rock and Squirrel Shit. See below under Access Info.

Access Info

Get on upper portion from School of Rock near the diving board rock and ladder bridge. The middle section is ridable in both directions and is frequently used as part of the climb up to School of Rock and Squirrel Shit. If climbing, get on NRA from Sweet Duaneage and stay on it up into the cut block to Playground.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for NRA mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -385 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,676 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,676 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    207 ft
  • Distance down
    3,996 ft
  • Distance flat
    474 ft
  • Avg time
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on Sep 29, 2018
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to nra trailhead (49.616619, -114.509790)
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NRA Trail Reports

Sep 29, 2018 @ 1:59pm
Sep 29, 2018
All downed trees cleared out. Slightly overgrown grass at the top section but nothing serious.
Sep 26, 2018 @ 7:50pm
Sep 26, 2018
Upper Portion: Several Large tree down across trail, blocking trail at the top section. Recommend just staying on School of Rock until NRA gets...
Oct 7, 2017 @ 5:50pm
Oct 7, 2017
Upper part of the trail is heavily overgrown. Have to be able to route find and avoid the tree stumps in the tall dead grass.
Jul 19, 2016 @ 5:38pm
Jul 19, 2016
Grass in clear cut has been cut back and improves sight lines. A couple of dirt booters have seen some work.
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Routes with this trail

York Creek Short & Sweet Loop
7 miles

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