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Hinton, Alberta

Hinton Mountain Bike Association.  Our goal is to develop, maintain and promote the best possible mountain biking opportunities around the Hinton area, while ensuring responsible and safe practices in environmental conservation, trail construction, trail maintenance and riding.



The rolling foothills, forests, lakes, and front ranges of the Rockies near Hinton are a mountain biker’s paradise.  The opportunity is awesome for an epic trail. The access to get into it is easy, the terrain’s phenomenal, it’s almost as if Mother Nature said, ‘come take a look boys’ - Jay Hoots"

Our trails are AWESOME!  It does tend to rain, so we ask that people to please REFRAIN from riding when the trails and park are wet and muddy.  It damages our beloved area and causes ruts.  As much as we love maintaining our park and trails, we would much rather be out riding, than spending a weekend doing maintenance.   Please walk through wet and muddy spots and not around them!  We would like to keep our trails in their best original conditions without introducing trail creep.

Trail Etiquette 

  • Respect other trail users, pass with care and yield to pedestrians 
  • Leave no trace and pack out any litter
  • Respect wildlife
  • All terrain vehicles (ATVs) and motor bikes are not permitted on singletrack trails
  • Stay on existing trails
  • Dogs are permitted on trails but should be kept under control
  • Avoid muddy trails to prevent trail widening and erosion
  • Respect private land > Ask permission, leave gates as they are found

Trail Map - Updated in 2014!

OVERVIEW TRAIL & BIKE PARK MAP - Click here or the image above to download a PDF of the trail map (Bike Park Map included). (11MB)

OVERVIEW TRAIL & BIKE PARK MAP - Click here or the image above to download a PDF of the trail map (Bike Park Map included). (11MB)


Geo-referenced overview map available HERE.  Load into PDF Maps by Avenza, a free app for mobile phones.

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Trailforks is a crowd-sourced mountain biking trail database supplemented with Pinkbike content.  

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Lots of trail stats in and around Hinton!


Join the HMBA group on Strava!

Cumulative ride stats from riders in our group are shown in the stats box!

Check out our Hidden Gems!

Off Highway Vehicles

There have been numerous incidents, and evidence, of OHV's using mountain bike trails in Hinton.  Not only has there been trail damage, but also damage to our beautiful new signs which state 'No Motorized Vehicles'.  If you encounter a vehicle on the trails that shouldn't be there, please write down the license plate number and report it to the RCMP upon completing your ride.  And don't forget to educate the OHV riders that you know, about the hard work, volunteer hours, and dollars it takes to build and maintain these trails.


Unapproved Features

We love that people head out riding in the Park and on surrounding trails.  And we realize that after a few years, some people feel that they have mastered what is out there and want to go bigger.  However, building unapproved obstacles and jumps is prohibited and will result in them having to be removed.  Let's save everyone the work and work together towards getting new obstacles and features approved prior to building them.  We do love to hear you ideas and would love it if you want to send us your ideas to keep the park exciting.  Feel free to contact us at with any questions or suggestions on how to improve mountain biking in Hinton.