9 miles
Distance
429 ft
Climb
-382 ft
Descent
00:46:28
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Algonquin Rail Trail
    Algonquin Park, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #25157 in Mountain Biking

The Old Railway Bike Trail is a leisurely family bicycle trail. For most of its 10-kilometre distance the trail follows the abandoned bed of the historic Ottawa, Arnprior, and Parry Sound Railway, opened in 1896 and decommissioned in 1959.

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More Stats for Old Railway Bike Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    48 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,281 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,384 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,306 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,353 ft
  • Grade
    0.097%
  • Grade max
    -10.409%
  • Grade min
    9.678%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,183 ft
  • Avg time
    00:46:28
  • Avg reverse time
    01:04:26
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Status:
on Sep 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to old-railway-bike-trail trailhead (45.530960, -78.418990)
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Old Railway Bike... Trail Reports

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Sep 21, 2018 @ 6:52pm
Sep 21, 2018
Several large trees have fallen across the trail brought down by the high winds on September 20, 2018. Most you can carefully walk around, but one...
Sep 17, 2017 @ 6:32pm
Sep 17, 2017
All clear
Jun 26, 2017 @ 5:33am
Jun 26, 2017
Oct 1, 2016 @ 12:00pm
Oct 1, 2016
Autumn colours in Algonquin are near peak. Beautiful fall ride.
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Aug 10, 2017 @ 10:25am
Aug 10, 2017
Old Railway Bike Trail
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Aug 10, 2017 @ 10:25am
Aug 10, 2017
Old Railway Bike Trail
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Aug 10, 2017 @ 10:25am
Aug 10, 2017
Old Railway Bike Trail
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Mar 2, 2016 @ 3:10pm
Mar 2, 2016
Old Railway Bike Trail

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