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19 mi 31 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Recommended Routes in Royal Gorge - 3

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Favorite Some tough climbing rewarded by the great scenic sections
Difficult

Hole in the Ground Loop

16.9 mi 27.2 km 2,082' Up 634.49 m Up 2,054' Down 626.17 m Down

Truckee, CA
Favorite Good fun....
Difficult

DLRT (Donner Lake Rim Trail) Castle Valley to Donner Ridge

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,222' Up 372.58 m Up 1,008' Down 307.31 m Down

Truckee, CA
Favorite Wildflowers carpet the Big Ben Trail in Royal Gorge.
Intermediate

Royal Gorge Hewlett Rim Trail

14.1 mi 22.8 km 1,573' Up 479.47 m Up 1,573' Down 479.57 m Down

Truckee, CA

Trails in Royal Gorge - 9

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0.8 mi 1.2 km #1Point Mariah Trail
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #2Big Ben
Easy/Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Truckee, CA
8.3 mi 13.3 km #3Hole in the Ground
Intermediate/Difficult
Truckee, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Truckee, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #4Switchback Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Truckee, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5Reindeer Trail
Easy
Truckee, CA
Easy
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Telegraph
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #7Killy's Cruise Trail
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Palisade Trail
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #9Sterling's Canyon
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
Truckee, CA

Photos of Royal Gorge - 5

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Some tough climbing rewarded by the great scenic sections
Aug 23, 2015 near Truckee, CA
Wildflowers carpet the Big Ben Trail in Royal Gorge.
Aug 7, 2017 near Truckee, CA
Peeking into the entrance of a new trail that's being developed off of the Royal Gorge trail!
Jul 7, 2017 near Truckee, CA
Beginning of the DLRT.  Keep your eyes open for those little DLRT placards (posted on trees) along the way.
Sep 28, 2014 near Truckee, CA
Donner Lake Rim Trail
Oct 7, 2018 near Truckee, CA