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334 mi 537 km of trail 15 Rides

Easy Trails 19 Trails Intermediate Trails 44 Trails Hard Trails 29 Trails

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There have been fires in this area, so look for up-to-date trail reports before heading out for your ride.

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Be sure to hit Kern River Brewing Company in Kernville before leaving. You won't be disappointed!

Rides in Inyo National Forest - 15

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Favorite Our first time hitting this trail! We enjoyed and loved it! One of the best singletrack trails we've ridden!
Difficult

Lower Rock Creek Trail

15.9 mi 25.6 km • Loop • 1,923 ft Ascent 585.98 m Ascent

(33) West Bi…, CA
Favorite What going up Green Lake Trail looks like.
Very Difficult

Green Lake Loop

20.3 mi 32.7 km • Loop • 4,603 ft Ascent 1402.88 m Ascent

(1) West Bi…, CA
Favorite Taking a break on the Downtown Trail
Intermediate

Uptown Downtown - Full Loop

9.3 mi 15.0 km • Loop • 949 ft Ascent 289.18 m Ascent

(11) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Climbing the last final push on Hard Core Trail up to the top of San Joaquin Ridge
Difficult

Double High Five "Y"

21.4 mi 34.4 km • Loop • 3,042 ft Ascent 927.09 m Ascent

(2) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Riding beneath some short ledges on the Westagard Pass Trail.
Intermediate

Westgard Pass Loop

8.3 mi 13.3 km • Loop • 1,143 ft Ascent 348.33 m Ascent

(5) Big Pine, CA
Favorite Climbing the Yost Trail during an October snow storm
Difficult

Yost Meadow Trail

7.3 mi 11.7 km • Out and Back • 1,599 ft Ascent 487.46 m Ascent

(6) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Downtown or Uptown?
Intermediate

NICA Nevada Interscho. Cycling League: Sierra Showdown Course (2018)

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 307 ft Ascent 93.66 m Ascent

(1) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite View from the Smokey Loops.
Intermediate

Big Smokey Loop

13.7 mi 22.0 km • Loop • 1,185 ft Ascent 361.26 m Ascent

(4) Mammoth…, CA

Trails in Inyo National Forest - 77

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5.4 mi 8.7 km #1Mountain View Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 21 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Twilight Zone
Very Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Very Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #3Mammoth Rock Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 13 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #4Follow Me
Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Owens Gorge Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
3.8 mi 6.0 km #6Green Lake Trail (31E03)
Very Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Very Difficult
3.8 mi 6.0 km Big Pine, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Parchers Trail (31E04)
Very Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Very Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Big Pine, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #8Starkweather Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #9Paper Route
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Meadow Trail Connector
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
5.1 mi 8.3 km #11Off the Top
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.3 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
2.0 mi 3.1 km #12Juniper
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
8.3 mi 13.4 km #13Waganobe Trail (32E01)
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
8.3 mi 13.4 km West Bishop, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #14Shotgun
Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #15Big Ring
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
5.9 mi 9.4 km #16Beach Cruiser
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.4 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #17Mountain View
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
5.0 mi 8.1 km #18Downtown
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
9.7 mi 15.6 km #19Poleta Canyon
Difficult
Bishop, CA
Difficult
9.7 mi 15.6 km Bishop, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #20Panorama Dome Trail (Mountain Bike)
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA

Photos of Inyo National Forest - 140

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Off The Top Trail
Sep 18, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
Climbing the Yost Trail during an October snow storm
Jul 31, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
Over looking Saddleback Lake and Back Country ski session
Aug 31, 2014 near Bridgeport, CA
Everybody love shotgun!!
Dec 23, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
Dropping in on one of the MANY rock gardens on Follow Me.
Sep 14, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
At the Vista Point 100 yards from the top of Mountain View Trail– well worth the detour!
Jun 6, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Dropping Parchers Trail and some other sections of singletrack from South Lake to the Owen's Valley
May 21, 2018 near Big Pine, CA
Riding down Poleta Canyon
May 11, 2018 near Bishop, CA