Much of the sign system is operational in nature and adheres to the Parks Canada Identity Program Exterior Signage Standards and Guidelines.
The trail system
The 6 kilometer stacked loop trail has smooth packed surfaces ideal for biking, hiking or walking and has spurs that lead to technical trail features for beginner mountain bikers, such as rock bridges, teeter-totters, and moguls
The system was designed to take into consideration novice riders, and provides a bike repair station with and instructions for general bike maintenance and safety.
The trail is shared by many users—hikers of all types, and bikers. For everyone’s safety, hikers travel counter clockwise, bikers travel clockwise.
Mountain bilke features
The 12 technical trail features are clearly marked with instructions at each entrance. These features are designed to challenge beginner to intermediate mountain bikers.
Learn to Mountain Bike
Integral to the trail experience are landscaped elements which help people of all ages learn to mountain bike. Signs indicate the difficulty of each feature, explain how it is to be used, and give tips to help people improve their skills.
Illustrating the features
Instructions for the 12 features are located at each entry point.
Located at key intersections, “you are here” maps that provide orientation and guide visitors to and from the main loop, and well as to exit paths should they wish to leave the trail.
At the entrances to the trail loop, signs assure visitors that they are on the right (or wrong) path.
Operational signage directs users to trail entrances. These signs work in concert with multi-use trail directional signage.
On- and off-season
Operational signage direct trail users to important amenities like lookoffs, and parking lots.
The trailhead sign includes an area designagted for temporary messaging.