Total Distance: Variable
Rating: Easier – Expert+
Located South of Collingwood within Pretty River Valley Provincial Park 3-Stage is a trail riders dream. Not to be confused with the hiking trails at Pretty River Valley Provincial Park. 3-Stage is a network of mostly advanced singletrack. Accessible from 6 trail access points where you want to start and what run you choose is absolutely up to you. Knowing this the terrain is relatively unmarked and can pose a challenge for new riders to the area or those with a less than a great sense of direction. Keep an eye out.
With the flora and terrain being as varied as it is in this area you can ride 5 different types of forest and everything from 10+ minute flowing descents to rolling gentle hills. Keep in mind 3-Stage is absolutely not recommended for beginners and watch out when things get wet. 3-Stage tends to get extremely slippery when thins get wet and damp. Make sure damage is kept to a minimum and check the weather before going out.
Winter at 3-Stage can be variable. Local snowshoers tend to pack the trails which makes for decent fat biking however a fresh dumping of snow or a lack of snowshoers can create less than ideal conditions.
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