This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
3,922 ft
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-17 ft
Descent
00:10:53
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Don Valley
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Skinny

Ride along the hydro corridor (former railway track) that is swampy. Caution, muddy, narrow trail on edge of embankment. Lots of rusted and drowned ladder bridges, deep mud, tight turns and hills.

Access Info

From Taylor Creek parking lot or from under the O'Connor Bridge.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Taylor Creek Hydro Corridor (Western Section) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    37 ft
  • Altitude min
    318 ft
  • Altitude max
    356 ft
  • Altitude start
    318 ft
  • Altitude end
    356 ft
  • Grade
    0.956%
  • Grade max
    -4.949%
  • Grade min
    10.087%
  • Distance climb
    1,985 ft
  • Distance down
    592 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,264 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:53
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Status:
on May 6, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 taylor-creek-hydro-corridor-western-section trailhead (43.700869, -79.331868)
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Taylor Creek... Trail Reports

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May 6, 2018 @ 6:19am
May 6, 2018
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes
Jun 2, 2016 @ 7:39pm
Jun 2, 2016
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes. Heavy growth on either side, still passable. Sunken in ladder bridges, with heavy mud in the...
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May 6, 2018 @ 6:19am
May 6, 2018
Taylor Creek Hydro Corridor...
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May 6, 2018 @ 6:19am
May 6, 2018
Taylor Creek Hydro Corridor...

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag boristerzic (Jun 2, 2016 at 18:52)
 Trail is in rough shape with loads of mud and sunken ladder bridges. Requires some dismounts but a doable ride through the wetlands.
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  • + 0
flag Wobbah (May 6, 2018 at 6:18)
 very rough shape. lots of obstacles.
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