There are several asphalt pump tracks located in a handful of hamlets across Yellowhead County for anyone looking for a fun and exhilarating place to ride your bike and test your inner daredevil. And there are also kilometres of trails from the beginner to the advanced, as well as three bike and skill parks located across Yellowhead County.
Evansburg Pump Track
This park is home to Yellowhead County’s most eastern ‘Velosolutions’ asphalt pumptracks. Located just minutes off of Highway 16.
Wildwood Pump Track
This park is home to one of Yellowhead County’s ‘Velosolutions’ asphalt pumptracks, two baseball diamonds, and shaded seating areas. This pump track is only fifteen minutes west of the Evansburg pump track and is easily accessible within the hamlet.
Niton Junction Pump Track
This pump track has some nice steep bowls and is just beside the Green Grove Outdoor pool. It’s a perfect combo for a ride and a dip in the summer heat!
Peers Pump Track
The Peers pump track is a bit further off of Highway 16, but if you take the ten-minute drive up Highway 32 you’ll be able to grab a bite to eat or cold drink after your ride.
Marlboro Pump Track
The last pump track just off the highway as you head west on Highway 16. The Marlboro pump track also has a nearby playground with a mini zip line and is just a few minutes from Millers Lake.
Brule Bike Park
The latest in the development of great places to ride your bike in Yellowhead County. The bike park boasts dirt trails and built features and is nestled in right in the Alberta Northern Rocky Mountains and has nearby camping and several bed and breakfasts and not too far from Switzer Provincial Park.
Willmore Park Bike Park
A new bike park in Willmore Park in Edson built by Jay Hoots to compliment Hinton’s bike park and trails. The bike park boasts dirt trails and built features.
And when you’re visiting, you can camp right at the Willmore campground right beside the bike park and trails and overlooking the McLeod River.
Hinton Park Bike Park
One of the first bike parks and trail systems in the area. The bike park boasts dirt trails and built features in addition to kilometres of well-maintained bike trails that start right next to Hinton’s famous Beaver Board Walk.
Bighorn Trail Ridge Area
The latest in the development of great places to ride your bike in Yellowhead County. Big things are planned for the 20+ kilometre Bighorn Trail. This one-hundred-year-old trail gets a new lease on life in 2020 with a $300,000 makeover. The Bighorn Trail, a 100-year-old industry trail from the early 1900s, is still being utilized today for biking and hiking and will be even more accessible and better once the current upgrades are done in 2020.
Hinton MS Mountain Bike
With over 300 cyclists in attendance, this two-day, 90 kilometre mountain ride offers panoramic mountain views, double and single track trails with rest stops as well as additional challenge loops for those experienced riders.
Tons of Trails
There are so many places to ride you’ll want to ride here all summer long. And with fat tire bikes you can extend your riding right throughout the year!