Barrie has many great areas and trails for mountain biking. There are a variety of trails with different levels of difficulty for every skill level. Barrie is home to two premier world class mountain biking resorts – Horseshoe Resort and Hardwood Ski and Bike. The resorts have rental bikes and equipment available and marked trails of all skill levels.
Want to learn more about the local trails? Check out Canadian National Mountain Bike Champion Peter Disera’s video below as he shows us around the region!
1101 Horseshoe Valley Road
Horseshoe Resort is home to 30 km of Cross Country Trails, 4000 acres of Copeland forest and 800 km of paved road. Bike trails are open 7 days a week from July 1st through to September 5th and weekends only from September 10th through October 10th. Trail passes are $19.99 for the day. Bikes are available for rental onsite.
Hardwood Ski & Bike
402 Old Barrie Road West
Hardwood Ski and Bike has over 80 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for mountain biking. In addition to the 34 km of rolling double track trails, there is an additional 50 km of challenging single track trails that intertwine with the ski trail network creating endless possibilities of courses and obstacles. Open 7 days a week from May – October.
For more mountain biking trails in the area check out the links below:
If you will be mountain biking in Barrie often, consider joining the Simcoe County Mountain Bike Club
*Please advised mountain biking is an extreme sport. You may be exposed to a variety of risks which may cause injuries that may be severe, paralyzing, or fatal. Participate in this activity at your own risk. While mountain biking be sure to wear the proper gear and keep up regular maintenance on your bike to prevent injury.*