Go Fat Biking in Simcoe County

Mountain biking isn’t just for the summer, enjoy it all year long by trying out fat biking. Fat biking is the same thing, but a winter version with extra large tires and wider rims specifically designed to navigate snowy trails. Simcoe County is a great place to try and enjoy fat biking with access to an abundance of trails from beginner to more advanced trails. Discover where you can try out fat biking in Simcoe County by following our guide below.

Source Hardwood Ski and Bike

Hardwood Ski and Bike

At Hardwood Ski and Bike, fat bikers can make use of the cross-country ski trails, but they do have one dedicated fat biking trail called the “phatty” which is five kilometers long. We recommend wearing a helmet, proper socks, and boots to keep your feet warm, gloves, and layers so you can shed or add as you get hot or cold.

Source Horseshoe Resort

Horseshoe Resort

Horseshoe Resort has nine kilometers of groomed fat biking loop trails that range from beginner to more advanced levels of riders. This is a great spot to enjoy nature and go fat biking as it’s situated within the peaceful rural township of Oro-Medonte.

Hickling Trail Network

The Hickling Trail Network is a large multi-use network of trails used by residents in Barrie for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, and fat biking. The Black Trail is a short 2-kilometer trail that’s great for first time riders, while the Red Trail is for more advanced riders this trail is 4.5 kilometers long with some small and large hills.

Friday Harbour

Friday Harbour showcases a 7-kilometer network of nature trails that visitors and residents use for walking or fat biking during the winter. If you’d like to try it out, you can rent fat bikes here for day use.

Where will you try fat biking this winter season? Don’t forget to tag us in your posts and stories @yournorthlife.

-The BDAR Team

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