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Recommended Routes in Downieville - 5

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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 Mills Peak Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult

Mills Peak Shuttle Run

9.1 mi 14.7 km 269' Up 81.91 m Up 3,167' Down 965.38 m Down

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

Big Boulder from Gold Valley Rim Trail - IMBA EPIC

21.7 mi 35.0 km 1,498' Up 456.53 m Up 5,662' Down 1725.87 m Down

Downiev…, CA
Favorite Fast and smooth section of Third Divide Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Johnsvillle A-Tree to Downieville First Divide

15.5 mi 24.9 km 632' Up 192.51 m Up 4,297' Down 1309.71 m Down

Clio, CA
Favorite The fun North Yuba Loop starts here! If you want to shuttle, the cost is just $20 per person, bikes ride free.
Intermediate

North Yuba Loop

11.0 mi 17.7 km 2,029' Up 618.37 m Up 2,023' Down 616.49 m Down

Downiev…, CA

Downieville Biking

  • 244 Miles 393 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 22 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 24 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Downieville - 43

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4.9 mi 7.9 km #1Butcher Trail
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
Downieville, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2Upper Butcher Ranch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #3Third Divide
Intermediate
Downieville, CA
Intermediate
Downieville, CA
2.6 mi 4.1 km #4Pauley Creek OHV Trail (11E03)
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
Downieville, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Downie River Trail 10E02
Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #6Upper Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Lower Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate
Portola, CA
Intermediate
Portola, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #8Middle Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
5.3 mi 8.5 km #9Gold Valley Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #10Mt. Elwell Trail
Very Difficult
Downieville, CA
Very Difficult
Downieville, CA

Photos of Downieville - 47

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Get your butt to Downieville!
Jun 29, 2016 near Downiev…, CA
Fast and smooth section of Third Divide Trail.
Sep 2, 2014 near Downiev…, CA
Riding down the Tamarack Connector Trail.
Aug 29, 2019 near Clio, CA
A rescue backboard is strategically located at the intersection of Third Divide, Big Boulder, the Butcher Trail, and Second Divide.
Dec 15, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
Sierra Buttes vista from Gold Valley Rim Trail
Jun 13, 2018 near Clio, CA
Amazing rest spot 20 feet off the trail just after all the hard climbing and eroded cobblestone descents. This is somewhere close to the top of the second ascent. Lots of fun on a fat bike with suspension. (Suspension is a must!)
Jun 13, 2018 near Downiev…, CA
Third Divide getting loosey-goosey.
Dec 15, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
Convenient "Bus Stop" next to a mining claim and camp.
Sep 2, 2014 near Downiev…, CA