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More Canmore, Alberta Mountain Bike Trails

     
   
     

We’re always on the hunt for more Canmore, Alberta trails to tell you about. It’s an easy job really. Surrounded by Kananaskis Country and Banff National Park, the Canmore area has great trails for all kinds of activities. Below you’ll find some good mountain biking options.

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Montane Traverse

Start this trail on the west side of Cougar Creek. Bike along the gravel until you get to a fork in the trail. The beginning of this trail is signed and there are marked junctions along it. There are several turnoffs you can take heading back into town, or for a longer ride you can continue to Harvie Heights.

Trail type: Singletrack

Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate

Location: Cougar Creek parking lot on Benchlands Trail

Distance: Variable, depending on which trails you follow

The Alpine Club

STart on the east side of Cougar Creek. Once you’ve passed the houses on the right hand side, turn right onto the singletrack that will take you up the trail. There are a several different routes you can take, with major junctions signed. You can also jump on this network of trails is at the Alpine Club of Canada Clubhouse.

Trail type: Singletrack

Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate

Location: Cougar Creek parking lot on Benchlands Trail

Distance: Variable, depending on which trails you follow

Rundle Riverside

This fun singletrack trail starts at the Canmore Nordic Centre (follow the Banff Trail) and ends at the golf course in Banff. the trail is somewhat technical, and you will encounter many roots, rocks and other nuisances. You can begin at either end of the trail. Ambitious mountain bikers can combine the Goat Creek Trail (see description in Multi Use Trail section) with the Rundle Riverside Trail for a longer ride.

Trail type: Singletrack

Difficulty: Advanced- Technical Skills Required

Location: Canmore Nordic Centre

Distance: 18.5 km one way

Average time: 2 hours