3.0 miles
Distance
260 ft
Climb
-259 ft
Descent
00:28:04
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Birds Hill Provincial Park
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #35905 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #41295 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager
    Manitoba Parks

7 km loop. Dedicated mountain bike trail in the South West section of Birds Hill Provincial Park. Single track. Very minor elevation changes. Many sections are built on deer trails and have extremely tight corners and very narrow passings between trees. Other sections open up a bit and have super sweet S bends with great flow.

Some corners have low berms with more berms added each year. This is the most frequented XC race course on the competition calendar with short XC races held every 2 - 3 week during early and mid summer.

The trails dry quickly but many of the lower sections are not rain friendly and are easily rutted when wet.

When foliage is grown in during summer months it's difficult to see ahead so be careful about approaching other riders coming in the opposite direction.

In winter, the trail is packed for excellent fat biking.

Access Info

About a 15 to 30 minute drive from Winnipeg north on HWY 59. Take the Birds Hill Park exit East off 59, stay right on South Drive. Take the first exit to the right after cresting the hill entering the park. Turn off has a brown sign, "Bur Oak". Lot's of parking, but the lot does fill up on warm sunny weekends. Outhouse, but no running water. Provincial Park pass needed for car access year round. Park pass info here https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/park-fees/index.html

More Stats for Oak Ridge Mountain Bike Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude min
    807 ft
  • Altitude max
    865 ft
  • Altitude start
    844 ft
  • Altitude end
    844 ft
  • Grade max
    -11.888%
  • Grade min
    17.687%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,076 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:48
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Status:
on May 10, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4 (14 votes)
Your vote: 0

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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Oak Ridge... Trail Reports

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      May 10, 2022 @ 5:30pm
      May 10, 2022
      Mostly good, except for the second black run which has mud and trees downed on it. The rest of the trail is in great shape, and tacky!
      May 7, 2022 @ 5:04pm
      May 7, 2022
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 4:24pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      Sep 15, 2021 @ 10:17am
      Sep 15, 2021
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 9:01pm
      Aug 26, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 93 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,773 rides
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      Aug 22, 2020 @ 6:33am
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      Aug 21, 2020 @ 10:34pm
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      Aug 21, 2020 @ 10:34pm
      Aug 21, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Lawnranger (May 7, 2017 at 20:34)
       Rode trail May 6/17. First time on the trail and I really enjoyed it. Trail was in great shape and dry. Great mix of tight, technical areas with open, free-flowing sections. I found it a good test of ability with lots of tight cornering, root/rocky areas, and short but challenging ascents. Definitely a trail I will be coming back to.
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      • + 0
      MilkyT (Nov 25, 2019 at 10:40)
       No fun to be had here.
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      Videos

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      Oak Ridge Trail
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      Oak Ridge MTB Trail (Condensed)
      19:23 | 1402 | Oct 10, 2018 , Winnipeg
      Quick sprint from Winnipeg to Birds Hill and back
      1:23 | 526 | Aug 7, 2016 , Winnipeg
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