Cow Hill is a challenging 10.8km natural (non waymarked) mountain bike route in the Fort William and Lochaber region in the Highlands of Scotland. It’s not too technical but has some steep sections so great for a short blast. There is a GPS route attached to this listing and you can also check out the route map and statistics here.
Cow Hill Route Overview
- Kicking off from the Braveheart car park you follow the path along the top car park. At the top there are great views over Fort William. Head along as the path follows the contour of the hill leading round to the back of the hill and then a tough climb.Take the fork to the left on the way up and then enjoy the steep descent.
- Once back at the fork take a left till you reach the gate. Look out for the path on the left and then a great fast section follows. At the end of the path it joins up with the start of the trail to the end where you began.
- The route was kindly donated by DMBinS Highland E-Guide which is a great resource and has extra detail on this route as well as being packed full of other routes and helpful advice across the Highlands region.
Although this is an excellent mountain bike route it utilises multi-use paths and trails. It is important we adhere to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code at all times when using the route. For more information on what the code means for mountain bikers read the ‘Do The Ride Thing’ guide from DMBinS.
- The route is shared access so please look out for walkers.
- If you have ridden this mountain bike trail at Cow Hill then please share your experiences and post your reviews, pictures, videos and GPS routes to the listing.