What to Expect:
Keppoch Mountain is a multi-use trail network in the highlands of Nova Scotia. Sprawling over 500 acres there are 45+ trails, 35+Km, 219m elevation with 183m vertical. There are wide gravel trails and a Skills Park suitable for families and cyclists of all ability. The mountain offers lots of flowing single track and 8+ dedicated downhill trails for serious adrenaline seekers. Trails are well marked and maintained. Toilets and change rooms in the parking lot. Something for everyone!
15+ km of green trails; Keppoch is a dream for beginners. We have learning in mind. The mountain is laid out east to west, increasing difficulty west to east. Extensive signage is installed and mountain staff are eager to help pick your route. Summit Loop is a favourite for beginners, 5 km green trail that circles to the summit and back to the lodge it is easy to follow and fun. A dedicated learning trail: ‘Lil Peak,’ a beginner flow trail: ‘Paper Route’ and a pump track in the base area.
From old school rocks and roots to machine-built flow trails, there is no lack of fun for intermediate riders. Most trails are built with all skill levels in mind; trails that are suitable for beginners becomes a playground for more advanced riders, from finding new lines to riding faster. A day can easily include technical single track, a heart-pumping climb followed by an exhilarating downhill rip. The majority of trails have multiple lines and bypasses for more advanced features.
Want to get Gnarly? Steep rocks and roots, chutes, a jump line, off-camber cross-country, big berms and lots of tabletops. Whether you want your tires to spend less time on the ground than in the air or you want to challenge yourself on the expertly technical singletrack, Keppoch has you covered. The black trails will keep you on your toes and even the greens and blues offer an ever-increasing challenge as you go faster and find new lines. 9 black and three double-black trails.
Main Parking Lot
Best option is main parking at 193 Keppoch Rd.
St. Josephs Rd.
There is an entrance at the end of Big Allan and access to White Rock are from the gravel pit on St Josephs Rd.
Positive Action for Keppoch is a charitable non-profit with a mission to provide outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for people of all ages. This is achieved through management of a professional-grade non-motorized trail system for mountain biking, hiking, and Nordic sports.