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    Looking for the best mountain biking in Alberta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Alberta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Mountain Biking Spots in and near Alberta

    • Kananaskis, Alberta

      HIke to Barrier Lake Lookout

      From the parking lot, cross the dam, heading west onto the trail, with the lake on your left. Once you reach the forest, you will come to a 'Y' intersection, from which point you have two options:6.7 miles (10.8 km), 4 hours roundtrip, out-and-back For a shorter hike, go right at the 'Y' intersec...
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    • Greenview No. 16, Alberta

      Explore Kakwa Wildland Park

      Kakwa Wildland Park is 160 kilometres southwest of Grande Prairie. For travel beyond Lick Creek (roughly 10 kilometres from the park’s northern boundary) a four-wheel drive vehicle is essential. The trail to Kakwa Falls is 20km in length, and takes approximately 1.5 hours one-way if driving a 4x4...
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    • Bragg Creek, Alberta

      Hike to Bragg Creek Ice Cave

      4.3 mi / 5879.3 ft gain
      Also known as Moose Mountain Ice Cave, Canyon Creek Ice Cave and Ing Mine.The cave is located on the west side of Moose Ridge andhas a huge entrance, it is approximately1,600 ft. in depth. Take Highway 22 past Bragg Creek, continue on the 66 towards Moose Mountain.  Turn off at Canyon Creek Road...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Hike the Saturday Night Loop

      16.54 mi / 2326 ft gain
      The trail is split up into three types of terrain: one-third uphill, one-third rugged, and one-third downhill. Begin at Cabin Creek Rd parking lot and follow Trailhead #3. If you plan on mountain biking the trail, most people do it in a day. If you happen to want to take longer or are hiking it,...
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    • Yellowhead County, Alberta

      Cardinal Divide Ridge

      4.98 mi / 607 ft gain
      Whitehorse is located in the northern front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. It shares a portion of its west boundary with Jasper National Park and its east boundary with a coal mine. The majority of the park is located above tree line with extensive alpine meadows and subalpine slopes. The view o...
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    • Leduc County, Alberta

      Bike Elk Island's Moss Lake Trail

      8.1 mi
      The Moss Lake Trail is a 13km loop over moderately hilly terrain that can be completed in about 1.5-2 hours by mountain bike. The trail itself consists mostly of short, low cut grass, which is quite a different experience from riding on a dirt path and is a bit more of a workout. This trail is es...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Fat Bike along the Athabasca River

      6.8 mi
      The area around the Jasper townsite is riddled with trails well suited for biking or hiking even in the winter months. One of the most scenic is Trail 7 along the Athabasca River.From the Jasper townsite, make your way onto Trail 11 which is a paved path that runs along the railroad tracks all al...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Mountain Bike the Overlander Trail

      9.9 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
      Getting there: The Overlander trailhead is a little outside the town of Jasper, to the Northeast (fuel-up at the local Tim Horton's right before hand). Either bring your own Mountain Bike and park by the train station, or rent a bike in town (I'd highly recommend Vicious Cycles; they only charge ...
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    • Muskeg River, Alberta

      Camp at Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park

      Visit a provincial park hosting three crystal clear lakes, four campgrounds, and a fair sized island to go out on and explore! The three lakes are perfectly suitable for canoeing and kayaking, as well as fishing. Desjarlais lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout, Moberly Lake is stocked with Brook Tr...
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    • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

      Fat Bike Maligne Lake Road

      8.7 mi
      Maligne Lake Rd can be explored after February 28. The late start to the season is due to avalanches and Caribou migrations during the early stages of winter. There is an abundance of trail, both short and long that start from Maligne Lake carpark ranging from 2.5km to 14km and vary from moderate...
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