Nearby Community: RevelstokePark Amenities
Mount MacPherson Trails is an extensive network of inter-connecting trails popular for mountain biking and hiking near the community of Revelstoke, BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The trails, during the winter months, are popular cross country ski trails. XC skiers and mountain bikers will be happy to know that the trails are very well marked and the signage is very well maintained. Many of the smaller trails combine to make loop routes. However, because of the high number of small trails, it is easy to get turned around so it is wise for newcomers to carry a trail map.
Mount MacPherson offers xc skiers and mountain bikers over 24 kilometres of adventure trails. The trails include single track routes and plenty of downhill runs connecting to ponds, lakes and creeks while crossing over wooden bridges, boardwalk, tree roots, sharp rocks and deadfall trees.
In the main parking lot located on Hwy 23S there is a large trail map, a few information signs and a pit toilet. Also located within the trail network, where the Main Loop Trail meets the Creek Crawl Trail, there is a pit toilet and a shelter. There are some picnic tables located along some of the routes as well.
The Mt. MacPherson Trail system is maintained and operated by the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club in the winter. The nordic club grooms the trails, usually after every snowfall and before weekends. The club snowcat grooms for both classic and skating cross country ski techniques.
The Mt. MacPherson Trail routes appeal to all levels of xc skiers. The mountain provides well groomed easy routes for the beginner and routes for the experienced. Some of the more popular ski routes include The Mickey Olsen, Cedar Ramble, Beaver Lake Road and the Loggers Lane.
In the summer, the trails provide hours of enjoyment for mountain biking and hiking. The bike routes are both challenging and easy appealing to all levels of rider. Some of the easier routes include Easy Al's and Novice Glide Trails. Difficult routes include Madman's Leap, Mountain Climb and Break-A-Leg Trails.
Hikers visit the area also during the summer months, so please keep your head up and respect each other on the trail avoiding any type of mishaps. Mount MacPherson is a self maintained trail system. It is important to pack-out what you pack-in. Please leave no footprint while enjoying this popular trail system.
Mount MacPherson Trails
Highway 23 S
Nearby Community: Revelstoke
How To Get ToMount MacPherson Trails
How to Get Here: From Revelstoke BC follow the Trans Canada Hwy (Hwy#1) west, over the bridge, to the Hwy 23S turn off. Travel down Hwy 23S for about 7.5 kilometres to the Mount MacPherson Nordic Ski Trails parking lot.
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