Whistler has an array of singletrack cross country mountain bike trails for intermediate and advanced riders.
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) maintains several singletrack trails in Whistler:
Residents and visitors who want to explore Whistler’s singletrack can take the Valley Singletrack Suggested Route.
Intended as a recreational cross country bike ride, rather than a commuting option, the route design allows guests to enjoy two to four hours of riding single track on a mix of intermediate and advanced trails. The suggested route covers popular singletrack trails including trails in Lost Lake Park, Cut Yer Bars, Emerald Forest, and River Runs Through It.
- Bike trail maps can be found at Trailforks.
- Alternatively, Download the Valley Singletrack Route Map, showing some of the suggested routes.
- Information on the use of e-bikes in Whistler can be found here.
Mountain Bike Trail Database
- Visit the Whistler.com Mountain Bike Trail Database for a detailed overview of trails, their locations and degree of difficulty, or see maps and details at Trailforks.
- Visit the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association (WORCA) for further trail information, including a link to the Whistler Mountain Bike Trail Guide.
If you are riding an e-bike, make sure it is permitted on the trails you want to ride.
Class 1 (pedal-assisted) e-bikes are permitted on the off-road trails in Whistler with some exceptions.** They are **not permitted on the following off-road trails:
- Mount Sproatt & Rainbow Mountain alpine trails (anything above Flank)
- Emerald Forest Conservation Area, except for the access road connecting Lorimer & Alta Lake roads
- Any hiking-only trails
Class 2 and class 3 e-bikes are classified as motorized vehicles and are not permitted on off-road trails in Whistler.
Electric adaptive mountain bikes are permitted anywhere that regular bikes are allowed. They are not permitted on any hiking-only trails.
New directional signage is being installed in some locations. Please respect all signage to avoid potential conflicts with other users.
Learn more about e-bikes at whistler.ca/ebikes.
With excellent rides for beginners the Riverside Trails within the Whistler Interpretive Forest feature a network that is suitable for every level of rider.
Cruise through old-growth forest along the Cheakamus River on well-maintained, easy to moderate, singletrack trails.
Cross the river on the suspension bridge, pedal or hike to Loggers Lake for a quick swim or head back to Cheakamus Crossing (an expanding neighbourhood in Whistler).
If you have more time, the Interpretive Forest provides access to the Cheakamus Lake Trail, where intermediate mountain bikers can ride to a wilderness lake.
At the south end of town is the more recently completed Sea to Sky Trail (accessible from Cheakamus Crossing) leading to Brandywine Falls.