10 miles
Distance
988 ft
Climb
-987 ft
Descent
1,351 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
    Silent Lake Provincial Park
    Haliburton, Ontario
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

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More Stats for Silent Lake Mtb Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,166 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,298 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,299 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -31.985%
  • Grade min
    23.315%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Status:
on Aug 27, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.75 (4 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 silent-lake-mtb-trail trailhead (44.922827, -78.060071)
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Silent Lake Mtb... Trail Reports

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Aug 27, 2018 @ 2:05pm
Aug 27, 2018
Dry and clear. This is entirely double track - very little technical riding. Recommend riding counter clockwise.
May 20, 2018 @ 6:00am
May 20, 2018
Still quite wet under the bed of leaves and branches littering the trail. Most low sections on the downhills are deep mud. Does not appear to be...
Aug 25, 2017 @ 5:51am
Aug 25, 2017
Not very well maintained. Not a float trail at all. Poor drainage. If you enjoy a bush wack adventure ride you may like it. If you are looking...
Aug 15, 2017 @ 8:20am
Aug 15, 2017
Impassable. Large lake over trail about 9km into trail. Otherwise mostly dry with with some small swampy areas
Aug 15, 2017 @ 8:12am
Aug 15, 2017
Impassable about the 9 KM point large lake across the trail. Remainder of trail is mostly dry with some hike a bike swamp sections
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag dylanfly (Jul 27, 2016 at 6:44)
 This 19km loop is a well marked tour through the park. It's more level than hilly, but don't be fooled: there are ups and downs that require an effort. In that sense, it's not a "family friendly" trail: it requires some stamina and skill. You also might need to have the fitness to keep on going without rests, if only to keep the bugs off. Not much in the way of technical challenges, but still enough to keep you focused: this is not a gravel road; yes, there's some easy double tracks, but most of it is single track. The forest is very nice. There are few views of the lake. Definitely worth riding, if you happen to be in the area, but probably not worth a long drive, unless you also want to camp, swim, and enjoy the provincial park. Speaking of which, a nice conclusion to the ride (in much of the year) is to take a swim in the lake. Also: there are private showers for you to enjoy at the end of your ride/swim. Combining the ride with a swim and a picnic could make Silent Lake well worth your time.
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