2 miles
Distance
193 ft
Climb
-180 ft
Descent
00:12:09
Avg time

The Flats Details

  • Riding Area
    Don Valley
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4580 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Easy trail with a few small obstacles, perfect for introducing someone to mountain biking. Can also be fun to ride flat out on as there are just enough twists and turns to keep it interesting, but keep your head up for oncoming traffic

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for The Flats bike trail
  • Altitude change
    13 ft
  • Altitude min
    269 ft
  • Altitude max
    339 ft
  • Altitude start
    289 ft
  • Altitude end
    302 ft
  • Grade
    0.142%
  • Grade max
    -24.461%
  • Grade min
    37.479%
  • Distance climb
    3,194 ft
  • Distance down
    3,562 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,473 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:19
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Status:
on Jan 2, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (8 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%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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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

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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to the-flats trailhead (43.704476, -79.335880)
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      The Flats Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 12:05pm
      Jan 2, 2019
      Mint. Grippy. Frozen. Some appreciated tree branch clearing completed.
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 1:09pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Break bumps and small ruts are starting to build up.
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:55am
      Dec 12, 2018
      Aug 1, 2018 @ 2:59pm
      Aug 1, 2018
      All clear. Overgrown here and there.
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 2:51pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      Metrolinx fence builders have installed another fence at north bridge under tracks. Very annoying. Can't they allow passage below the train bridge...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 274 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,045 rides
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      Photos

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      Mar 12, 2019 @ 7:16pm
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      The Flats, My City
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      Mar 12, 2019 @ 7:13pm
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      The Flats, My City
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      Mar 12, 2019 @ 7:12pm
      Mar 12, 2019
      The Flats, My City
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      Mar 12, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Mar 12, 2019
      The Flats, My City

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      6 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag 6ixRider (Apr 23, 2017 at 12:54)
       Rode it South to North today. Very dry and fast. Trail elves did a great job on the downed tree, thank you!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag jasonlee339 (Jul 24, 2018 at 15:08)
       The north exit has been blocked , No way go through.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag eggnogged (Aug 6, 2018 at 12:02)
       Terrible visibility in the summer months. Keep your head up and watch out for oncoming traffic (announce your presence on blind corners).
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag FredLouz (Aug 7, 2018 at 20:59)
       Agree. Very hard to see oncoming traffic, narrow and super tall grass.
      But nonetheless, lots of fun !
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Surge74 (Sep 18, 2018 at 12:41)
       Great!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag AndrewCATernan (Mar 12, 2019 at 19:12)
       Rode this on the weekend , solid ice, thick and slick. Awesome ride with the spike tires! Not a sole around, super quiet....
      [Reply]

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