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8,042 mi 12,942 km of trail 477 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 1,008 Trails Intermediate Trails 2,196 Trails Hard Trails 579 Trails
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Recommended Routes in California - 468

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Favorite Wagon Wheel Trail Section, counter-clockwise
Difficult

Camp Tamarancho Loop

11.3 mi 18.1 km 1,425' Up 434.2 m Up 1,425' Down 434.19 m Down

Fairfax, CA
Favorite Rippin the berm.
Difficult

Braille Flow

19.2 mi 30.9 km 3,112' Up 948.4 m Up 3,106' Down 946.73 m Down

Day Valley, CA
Favorite Every bit of amazing downhill comes with brutally steep uphill ...
Intermediate/Difficult

El Corte Madera Open Space Loop

11.5 mi 18.4 km 2,051' Up 625.02 m Up 2,051' Down 625.04 m Down

Portola…, CA
Favorite Fast and smooth section of Third Divide Trail.
Difficult

Downieville Classic

14.0 mi 22.5 km 663' Up 202.12 m Up 4,846' Down 1477 m Down

Downiev…, CA
Favorite This is just midway through the beauty !!!! Mud and Smile say's it all  : )
Intermediate

Marshall Canyon

10.4 mi 16.8 km 1,355' Up 413.03 m Up 1,356' Down 413.43 m Down

La Verne, CA
Favorite Hitting the smooth and fast Shoreline Trail at China Camp State Park.
Intermediate

China Camp State Park Loop

8.7 mi 14.0 km 792' Up 241.49 m Up 792' Down 241.28 m Down

Santa V…, CA
Favorite My 'home trails' are short but sweet!
Intermediate/Difficult

Joaquin Miller - Best of Oakland

10.0 mi 16.1 km 1,104' Up 336.64 m Up 1,159' Down 353.39 m Down

Piedmont, CA
Favorite Scenery, Not my shot.
Intermediate

Foresthill Divide

11.0 mi 17.6 km 1,344' Up 409.78 m Up 1,345' Down 409.85 m Down

Auburn…, CA

Trails in California - 3300

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3.4 mi 5.5 km #1Flow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA 107 
15.2 mi 24.4 km #2Skyline Trail
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA 81 
5.1 mi 8.2 km #3John Nicholas Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA 80 
1.8 mi 2.8 km #4El Prieto Trail
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 45 
5.2 mi 8.3 km #5Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (Saxon Trail #18E13)
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA 42 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #6Emma McCrary Trail
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 44 
13.1 mi 21.0 km #7Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA 54 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8Braille Trail
Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Difficult
Day Valley, CA 39 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #9Lizard Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
San Joaquin Hills, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
San Joaquin Hills, CA 44 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Enchanted Loop
Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA 36 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #11Hazard Peak Trail
Intermediate
Los Osos, CA
Intermediate
Los Osos, CA 34 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #12Culvert Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
North Auburn, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
North Auburn, CA 31 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #13Rock-It Trail
Difficult
Aliso Viejo, CA
Difficult
Aliso Viejo, CA 39 
9.9 mi 16.0 km #14Noble Canyon
Difficult
Pine Valley, CA
Difficult
Pine Valley, CA 19 
8.5 mi 13.6 km #15Sawtooth Trail
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA 38 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #16Hoot Trail
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA 25 
15.9 mi 25.5 km #17Palm Canyon Epic Trail
Difficult
Anza, CA
Difficult
Anza, CA 20 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #18Manzanita Trail
Difficult
Woodside, CA
Difficult
Woodside, CA 24 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #19Tunnel #4
Intermediate/Difficult
Carmel Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Carmel Valley, CA 23 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #20Corral Trail #18E14
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA 25 

Photos of California - 5209

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Even after countless rides, I never get over the views here.  Truly a world class MTB destination.
Jun 8, 2016 near Dollar…, CA
Total corner destruction. This kid has his cutties on lock!
Sep 15, 2016 near Villa Park, CA
Sunset on the Pacific Rim Trail.
Aug 5, 2015 near Redway, CA
The Roman Road on lower Noble Canyon
Apr 19, 2013 near Pine Va…, CA
Good fun....
Aug 18, 2016 near Truckee, CA
Don't try this at home!
Jul 18, 2015 near South L…, CA
Video of the Luge Down hill shot by DPCAero.com
Feb 10, 2016 near Trabuco…, CA
A rider gets rad on the jump on French Fry Trail.
Dec 29, 2016 near Shasta, CA