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Fat Biking Prince Edward Island

Winter Fat Biking

The Brookvale Nordic Centre offers almost 10 kilometers of groomed trails for winter fat biking. 

Screenshot of Brookvale Nordic Mountain Bike trails map

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Park Use Guidelines

The following guidelines are in place to protect the park's relationship with landowners and the existing community of Nordic skiers. It is up to fat bike trail users to protect the success of the sport at Brookvale and the potential for future investment.

  • Remain on fat biking trails; do not ride on cross-country ski trails.
  • Only ride when trails are open; respect closures to support grooming efforts.
  • Do not walk on any trails without skis or snowshoes; doing so creates irreparable holes.

Riding Etiquette

  • Numbered bike plates are mandatory and must be visible.
  • No bikes on groomed Nordic ski trails.
  • Yield to skiers and all other users at trail crossings; x-country skiers don't have brakes and ski poles can be fragile and expensive.
  • Avoid congregating at trail intersections.
  • Tires must be 3.7” or wider; tire pressure must be less than 10psi.
  • Obey any notice that trail is closed for grooming or poor conditions; new snow or temperatures above zero may cause a closure.
  • Do not ride when the snow is too soft. Are you getting off your bike to push it, creating a trough deeper than an inch or finding it difficult to ride in a straight line? If yes, the snow is probably too soft.
  • Be a good trail citizen - don't keep riding if you are leaving ruts. Ruts impede the future health of the trail system.
  • Be an ambassador for the sport - be polite and educate other bikers. Discourage bad behavior and follow the rules so that everyone has a good time.

Spread the word about winter fat biking. Make it fun. Keep it safe.