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123 mi 197 km of trail 5 Rides

Easy Trails 5 Trails Intermediate Trails 35 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

Situated within easy access to Calgary, the Moose Mountain and Bragg Creek area has become popular among local outdoor enthusiasts. With stunning views, impressive fall colors, and miles of trails, it's easy to see why visitors from near and far come to appreciate the area.

Visits to the area are an outdoorsperson's dream, with a multitude of options for guests. Trails are available for running, hiking and biking, and various viewpoints entice trail users to venture into the backcountry. Be sure to stop by Elbow Falls, or take a day to summit Prarie Mountain. The splendor of the Canadian Rockies is on display and won't disappoint!

Local Info

This area is rapidly becoming the prime local ride destination for Calgary mountain bikers. From the predominantly downhill trails on Moose Mountain in the west, via the old and new XC trails in the Station Flats / Allen Bill area, to the host of new purpose-built all-season trails out of West Bragg Creek, you are spoilt for choice.

Visiting Tips

Check out the official Trail Conditions Report from GBCTA for the latest trail and fat-bike grooming conditions/recommendations.

Food & Drink

At the Bragg Creek shopping center:
Cinnamon Spoon
Boardwalk Cafe
The PowderHorn Saloon

Areas Within Moose Mountain and Bragg Creek

Rides in Moose Mountain and Bragg Creek - 5

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Favorite Smiles for miles on the tail end of the ridge ride before the berms.
Difficult

Moosepackers Loop

16.0 mi 25.8 km • Loop • 3,509 ft Ascent 1069.45 m Ascent

(7) Calgary, AB
Favorite One of the bigger/faster (unbanked) bends
Intermediate

Ridge Ranger Loop

8.8 mi 14.1 km • Loop • 1,477 ft Ascent 450.19 m Ascent

(4) Calgary, AB
Favorite One of the bigger/faster (unbanked) bends
Intermediate

Southern Flow

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Loop • 2,084 ft Ascent 635.32 m Ascent

(3) Calgary, AB
Favorite Switchback on Strange Brew
Intermediate

Goldilocks Loop

6.1 mi 9.8 km • Loop • 1,181 ft Ascent 360.11 m Ascent

(3) Calgary, AB
Favorite The finale of Braggin Rights
Intermediate

Northern Flow

5.8 mi 9.3 km • Loop • 1,000 ft Ascent 304.79 m Ascent

(5) Calgary, AB

Trails in Moose Mountain and Bragg Creek - 44

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4.0 mi 6.4 km #1Merlin View
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Calgary, AB
3.0 mi 4.8 km #2Snakes & Ladders
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Calgary, AB
1.6 mi 2.5 km #3T-Dub
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.5 km Calgary, AB
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Bobcat
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Calgary, AB
1.7 mi 2.8 km #5Moosepackers Trail
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Calgary, AB
2.1 mi 3.4 km #6Sugar Mama
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Calgary, AB
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Braggin' Rights
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Calgary, AB
5.4 mi 8.7 km #8Long Distance
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Calgary, AB
5.6 mi 9.1 km #9Ridgeback
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
5.6 mi 9.1 km Calgary, AB
3.1 mi 5.0 km #10Family Guy
Easy/Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Calgary, AB
6.2 mi 9.9 km #11Pneuma
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
6.2 mi 9.9 km Calgary, AB
3.0 mi 4.9 km #12Race of Spades
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km Calgary, AB
2.6 mi 4.1 km #13Ranger Summit
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.1 km Calgary, AB
3.4 mi 5.4 km #14Boundary Ridge
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Calgary, AB
0.8 mi 1.3 km #15Billy Dog
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Calgary, AB
3.1 mi 5.0 km #16Snagmore
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Calgary, AB
2.5 mi 4.0 km #17Sugar Daddy
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Calgary, AB
1.1 mi 1.8 km #18Toothless
Difficult
Calgary, AB
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Calgary, AB
2.1 mi 3.3 km #19SHAFT
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Calgary, AB
1.6 mi 2.6 km #207-27
Intermediate
Calgary, AB
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Calgary, AB

Photos of Moose Mountain and Bragg Creek - 18

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Smiles for miles on the tail end of the ridge ride before the berms.
Apr 24, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
One of the bigger/faster (unbanked) bends
Dec 29, 2017 near Cochrane, AB
Merlin View berms
Oct 12, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
A technical feature to distract you from the river view
May 10, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
Admiring the view from Bobcat
May 10, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
Rock-armoured section on Merlin View
Oct 12, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
Switchback 3 [or 5] on Moosepackers descent.
Apr 24, 2014 near Cochrane, AB
Such a sweet turn in the trail. Small hip on the left...
Apr 24, 2014 near Cochrane, AB