2,341 ft
Distance
40 ft
Climb
-57 ft
Descent
00:03:48
Avg time

The Elephants Details

  • Riding Area
    Don Valley
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • Global Ranking
    #15239 in Mountain Biking

Dirt track winding around the hill and up towards the Elephant elevated wetlands.

Access Info

From Taylor Creek parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Elephants bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -17 ft
  • Altitude min
    301 ft
  • Altitude max
    346 ft
  • Altitude start
    318 ft
  • Altitude end
    301 ft
  • Grade
    -0.747%
  • Grade max
    -9.421%
  • Grade min
    6.863%
  • Distance climb
    1,055 ft
  • Distance down
    977 ft
  • Distance flat
    286 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:48
  • Avg reverse time
    01:07:16
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Status:
on Jul 16, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 the-elephants trailhead (43.700869, -79.331868)
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The Elephants Trail Reports

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Jul 16, 2017 @ 8:12am
Jul 16, 2017
Still small wet spots and dried ruts. No worries.
May 9, 2017 @ 8:14pm
May 9, 2017
Trail is flooded should be avoided for a little while
Apr 2, 2017 @ 1:25pm
Apr 2, 2017
Bring rubber boots because this trail is flooded from start to finish. Try and avoid riding this trail, your socks thank you.
Apr 2, 2017 @ 1:25pm
Apr 2, 2017
Entire trail from just after the climb up is flooded, bring rubber boots. Try to avoid this for awhile
Oct 25, 2016 @ 5:40am
Oct 25, 2016
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Routes with this trail

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Taylor Creek High and Low
5 miles
Riding the Elephant
2 miles

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