Puslinch – MTB Trail 4343 Wellington Rd Hwy 32, Cambridge
Posted on May 20, 2016
Puslinch – MTB Trail
Listing Types : MTB Trail
Location : Western Ontario
Total Trail Km : 15
MTB Track % : 30
Double track % : 20
Hiking trail % : 50
Rate Skill Levels : Easy, Intermediate, Advanced
Terrain : sandy spots, smooth soil, logs jumps, crushed gravel, drains well, gentle hills, open field, twisty & gnarly, tree roots, rocky patches
Faclities : parking, food close by
Trail Fee : Free

Length – 15 km

60% MTB single track
20% hiking trail
20% double track access roads

Elevation – mixed terrain of flat and small hilly sections

Terrain – north side gravel and sand, south side has more loam, some muddy spots and more trees

Skill – moderate ride, good beginners

Traffic – Busy on weekends with MTB riders and dog walkers (near the entrance)

Maps – none or signs, a few tree blazes, lots of shortcuts can make the backside confusing but you really can’t get lost

Facilities – parking lot

Highlights – variety of trail to try, gnarly and fun

Trail Fee – free

Phone – 519 621 2761

Website – none

Similar Trails – Christie Lake,  Greenwood, Albion Hills

Local Clubs – Waterloo Cycling Club

Trailhead – from the parking lot, most head northeast to start of easy and work up to the hard stretches out back

Access – Parking along  Hwy 32 south of Hwy 401, 4343 Wellington Rd.  Go in on the north side as trails are designed to ride clockwise.

Puslinch Conservation Area has rolling terrain, some sweet, twisty trail through pine and hardwood forest.

Much of the trail is cut for the MTB rider.

Lots of quick ups and downs, and one large hill (if you want to climb it), plus a few sand and gravel patches.

Though there are no signs, if you start your ride in on the north side by the hwy and work your way east to the back, then south and back you can’t get lost. This also starts off easy.

As you cross the north side of the pond you will enter a stand of planed pines with some nice twisty sections.

From there a more hilly, gravelly area opens up with hardwood and open sections to criss-cross through.

Work your way clockwise through this section to the south side and back.

Not much is marked in here, but one of my favourite loops in Ontario is on the south side.

It flows and really rocks…if you can find it. It is an oval loop that starts and end at the same spot off the main double track.

Watch for hikers and dog doo too close to the trailhead.

Puslinch mtb trails

Puslinch mtb trails

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