3 miles
Distance
281 ft
Climb
-1,760 ft
Descent
00:24:15
Avg time
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South Park Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Swansea
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #3893 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Scenic and flowy machine built trail that winds it's way down the South Ridge of Mount Swansea, then down to the top of Hula Girl. Very impressive views of the Columbia Valley.

More Stats for South Park bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,479 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,176 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,658 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,655 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,176 ft
  • Grade
    -9.628%
  • Grade max
    -56.623%
  • Grade min
    40.049%
  • Distance climb
    3,053 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    726 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:15
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Status:
on Oct 18, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (15 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      South Park Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 3:37pm
      2 days
      No snow, no ice anywhere, small wet spots but barely noticeable. Prime shape!
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:31pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      A little mud up high ( not trail damaging) and a fair amount of icy snow in all the berms and descents. Very ridable, but not as its usual classic...
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 9:00am
      Oct 12, 2019
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 7:30am
      Oct 9, 2019
      reporter Under a few cm of fresh snow - a bit less in sheltered areas. Watch for slippery sections and freeze/thaw conditions as things warm back up later...
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:58pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      Recent snowfall was mostly melted; however the top section from south ridge trail downhill for 1km had packed snow in the berms. It was super...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 367 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 42 rides
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      Photos

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      102 |
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Apr 22, 2019
      224 |
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 11:28am
      Oct 24, 2018
      181 |
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 11:28am
      Oct 24, 2018
      181 |
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 11:25am
      Oct 24, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Swansea Loop
      9 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag DMal SHORE CORPS (Jun 12, 2019 at 7:28)
       This trail is awesome! I normally steer away from machine-built flow trails, but this one is a cut above. Fast and undulating, it keeps you on your toes.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mtnranger (Oct 15, 2019 at 7:11)
       Amazing trail... Long and flowy, minimal braking bumps. Super fun.
      [Reply]

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      TESTING GOPRO HERO 7 BLACK - [NEW BIKE DAY]
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