Georgian – MTB Trail

8 Nine Mile Lake Rd, Parry Sound
Posted on August 17, 2018 / 2473
Georgian – MTB Trail
Listing Types : MTB Trail
Location : Northern Ontario
Note : EPIC Ride
Total Trail Km : 21
MTB Track % : 50
Double track % : 50
Rate Skill Levels : Easy, Intermediate, Advanced
Terrain : sandy spots, smooth soil, can be muddy, flat rock, twisty & gnarly, tree roots, rocky patches
Faclities : parking, toilet, outhouse, trailhead map, trails maintained
Trail Fee : Yes

Length – 21 km

50% MTB single track
50% double track access roads

Elevation – level area with short hills (some steep), a few drops

Terrain – forest floor, roots, flat rock, sandy spots, muddy low sections, boardwalks

Skill – all levels

Maps – map board, signs, (a little confusing)

Facilities – parking lot, outhouse

Highlights – open flat rock, ponds, scenic, winter Fatbikes

Trail Fee – $12, under 18 is $7, buy online

Phone – none

Website –  Get Outdoors Parry Sound,  Facebook

Similar Trails –  Buckwallow, Naughton, South March

Local Clubs – GOPS, MORCA

Access – Northeast of Parry Sound up Hwy 124. Look for Nine Mile Rd. Parking is just on the other side of the train tracks.

Trailhead east up the hill, past ski chalet and most trails are 5 minutes beyond.

Fat Bikes welcome in the winter.

Up in cottage country near Parry Sound, you will find a new set of MTB trails that rock. As in they take you over some fine, fun flat top rocky Canadian Shield.

This is the same area the Georgian Nordic Ski Club has used for many years skiing the main loops in the winter. (I have too)… and Fatbikes are welcome.

New side trails have been recently cutover and around some interesting and scenic landscapes not seen in most other MTB spots in Ontario.

After many postponed rain days over the years, I finally was there to scout it out. Perhaps that delay has helped, as they are still cutting trails and making improvements. I met the trail builders and they have big plans!

This is a level, not too hilly place — just right. The 18 odd loops range from easy to advanced with enough for everyone to be happy, from a family with kids to avid MTB riders. Just pick your level.

The main Lynx loop/road goes through here with everything branching out from it.

Right at the parking lot a quick run on the short Weasel loop gives you a feel of what the rest of the runs may be like.

The harder Bear, Wolf and Otter loops offered a few tricky, rocky sections but most of it was…


Read more of this review in my MTB guidebook with topo maps and riding tips, available as an eBook or paperback.

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