Goat Creek

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.67 out of 5
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Beginner
48
km

Fire Road
↑ 1,000 m
↓ 1,400 m
1,675
elevation (m)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
Goat Creek Trail follows Goat Creek (go figure) and then Spray River into Banff. This is a fairly easy ride.
Once arriving in Banff at the Banff Springs Hotel, follow the road leading past Bow Falls to the Banff Springs
Golf Course. Ride past the bridge for 2.9 km and take the fork right for another 1.4 km to the Rundle
Riverside trailhead and follow back to Canmore. this trail is significantly more challenging as it follows the
Bow River.
added by martyrGranny Gear
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
Rider Questions
 

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Q: Are there any technical areas on this trail? I'm from Saskatchewan and have only ever mountain bikes in the valleys close to home. I want to start getting into the mountains but I'm not sure where to start -Guest

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Recent Trail Check-ins     (5 total check-ins)
  Dennis Aberson   on Jun 27, 2016
  RydingMountains   on May 28, 2016
  chuckpelley   on May 8, 2016
  Stu Williams   on Aug 15, 2014
  buster99   on Aug 19, 2012
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Reviews (3)
 

Granny Gear

February 20, 2016
Akukis Granny Gear  
 
Review: Feb. 20-2016 Just fat bike a little part of this trail, was very icy, tough to ride it but as always... TONS OF FUN!

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October 11, 2013
Guest   
 
Review: If you start at the Trailheadhead of Goat Creek above Canmore, and descend to Banff, this trail can be done by novices from about age 8. The first half is gently descending all the way, and the second half is up and down above the Creek. Transit time with children is about 3 hours.

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Granny Gear

August 19, 2012
buster99 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great trail. Ride from Canmore to Banff is mostly descending so fast ride. If you plan to ride round trip start in Banff to do the climbing on fresh legs. Took about 4 hrs round trip. Fun trail.

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Goat Creek MTB Trail 4.67 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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