3 miles
Distance
281 ft
Climb
-1,760 ft
Descent
00:24:00
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South Park Trail

South Park Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Swansea Mountain Recreation Site
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • 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 [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Park mountain 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
    00:24:00
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Status:
on Jul 11, 2020
Dry
Avg: 5 (17 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Directions to south-park-121741 trailhead (50.506460, -115.946390)
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      South Park Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 9:53am
      Jul 11, 2020
      May 23, 2020 @ 7:57am
      May 23, 2020
      reporter
      May 11, 2020 @ 2:02pm
      May 11, 2020
      Cut away all the trees across the trail on the way down and clear smaller trees off the side and branches of the trail. Good to go with only a...
      May 9, 2020 @ 3:53pm
      May 9, 2020
      One tree is still down across the trail that we couldn't shift, located just after the SE hiking trail crossing. Two very small patches of snow...
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 1:00pm
      Apr 20, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 286 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 42 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 8, 2020 @ 12:10pm
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      Aug 8, 2020 @ 12:03pm
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      Jun 28, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Jun 28, 2020
      27 |
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 7:29am
      Jun 28, 2020

      Trail Lists

      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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