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Recommended Routes in Gold Country - 32

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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 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
Favorite This marks the turnaround point for Salmon Falls (Darrington Trail).
Intermediate

Salmon Falls (Darrington Trail)

15.9 mi 25.6 km 717' Up 218.52 m Up 717' Down 218.57 m Down

Granite…, CA
Favorite At the summit
Intermediate

Fleming Meadow Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 949' Up 289.39 m Up 979' Down 298.41 m Down

Pollock…, CA
Favorite Falls Bridge
Intermediate

Hidden Falls Park - 9 Mile Trail

9.3 mi 14.9 km 1,060' Up 323.14 m Up 1,069' Down 325.85 m Down

North A…, CA
Favorite Connector Trail Rest Area
Intermediate/Difficult

Foresthill Connector to Confluence

7.4 mi 11.9 km 536' Up 163.47 m Up 1,656' Down 504.62 m Down

Auburn…, CA
Favorite Scenery, Not my shot.
Intermediate/Difficult

Tour the ASRA

25.8 mi 41.5 km 3,024' Up 921.73 m Up 3,025' Down 922.06 m Down

Auburn…, CA
Favorite Look for this sign to mark the entrance to the fun downhill segment!
Intermediate

Scott's Flat Lake Trail - Short Loop

9.0 mi 14.5 km 829' Up 252.67 m Up 830' Down 252.86 m Down

Nevada…, CA
Favorite View from the Southwest side of the lake.
Intermediate

Jenkinson Lake aka Sly Park

8.2 mi 13.2 km 680' Up 207.14 m Up 657' Down 200.22 m Down

Pollock…, CA

Gold Country Biking

  • 787 Miles 1,267 Kilometers of Trail
  • 35 Recommended Routes
  • 48 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 84 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 28 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Gold Country - 124

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Hoot Trail
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA 34 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Culvert Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
North Auburn, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
North Auburn, CA 35 
5.1 mi 8.2 km #3Scott's Flat Lake Trail
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA 18 
14.2 mi 22.9 km #4Pioneer Trail
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA
Intermediate
Nevada City, CA 25 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #5Confluence Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Auburn Lake Trails, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Auburn Lake Trails, CA 18 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #6Butcher Trail
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
Downieville, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #7Connector Trail
Intermediate
Auburn Lake Trails, CA
Intermediate
Auburn Lake Trails, CA 10 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #8Bumpy Meadows Downhill
Difficult
Pollock Pines, CA
Difficult
Pollock Pines, CA 12 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #9Tower Climb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Angels Camp, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Angels Camp, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #10Upper Butcher Ranch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA

Photos of Gold Country - 287

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Culvert Trail-Auburn, CA
Aug 11, 2017 near North A…, CA
Springtime on South Fork ART.
Jan 25, 2017 near Auburn…, CA
A tight technical descent with a little air time thrown in awaits on the Mickey Mouse Connector Trail.
Feb 16, 2017 near Granite…, CA
Get your butt to Downieville!
Jun 29, 2016 near Downiev…, CA
Trail 8 by Sly Park
Aug 11, 2017 near Pollock…, CA
Scenery, Not my shot.
Jun 24, 2013 near Auburn…, CA
Fast and smooth section of Third Divide Trail.
Sep 2, 2014 near Downiev…, CA
Tacky+dry singletrack on Foresthill Divide.
Feb 25, 2018 near Auburn…, CA