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Hanna Flats Loop

Intermediate

Trail

8.1 mile 13.0 kilometer loop
50% Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 940' 287 m
Descent: -949' -289 m
High: 7,318' 2,230 m
Low: 6,755' 2,059 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by andy meadors

A local favorite and a must-do loop if you're visiting the area.

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Overview

This ride is a moderate fireroad climb to a singletrack descent (well, mostly down). Link it with Gray's Peak (up-n-back) - and you've got yourself a good ride! Local's favorite.

Description

In the city of Fawnskin, park in the parking lot across from Fire Station 48. Ride the paved road 3N14 (Rim of the World Drive) a little ways up until it turns into a fireroad. Continue up this road, passing the YMCA camp. Pass another fireroad 3N12 that comes in to your right and ride 1/4 mile until you run into the Hanna Flats Campground. Turn into the campground and find campsite #49. You'll see a trailhead between campsites 49 and 51 - this is where it gets fun!

There are about 6 sections of singletrack that is broken up by fireroads. However, it's easy to pick up the next section of singletrack - just follow the bike tracks! The first section is mostly climbing, then the rest of the trail is mostly down. The Hanna Flats trail going in this particular direction will link up to Grout Bay trail - after about an 1/8 mile fire road climb. Take the Grout Bay trail down for a fun descent to a parking lot and highway 18 (North Shore Drive) road. Turn left at the highway back to the parking lot.

For a better time climbing, start the other way and climb up Grout Bay and Hanna Flat trails - then come back again for a fun up-n-back ride. A must do link-up is Gray's Peak (2.2 miles) to top out for a great view of the valley and lake.

This is a popular trail for hikers and bikers, so please be courteous.

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May 9, 2020
Josh Villbrandt
Apr 25, 2020
Jeremy Yang
Apr 17, 2020
Jojo Valdez
20mi
Sep 10, 2019
Fredy Diaz
A lot of climbing but a fun ride. First time mountain biker, it was tough. A lot of great sights, but soft sand and wiped out. Great views though! — 1h 20m
Jun 10, 2019
Dylan H
Nov 17, 2018
Ashley Stuart
Oct 6, 2018
Edgar Zamora
Jul 13, 2018
Rory Johnson
great ride 8.5mi

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 31 votes

#550

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  3.9 from 31 votes
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#78

in California

#550

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Duck! Hanna Flats Loop
Jul 7, 2014 near Big Bea…, CA
Downed tree across the trail. What to do? Ride over. Makes Happiness.
May 7, 2013 near Big Bea…, CA
Hanna Flats Loop is a lot of fun and it's not flat! Rolling, flowy ride.
Mar 29, 2016 near Big Bea…, CA
Round the boulders...lots of that and great trail conditions on Hanna Flats
Jul 7, 2014 near Big Bea…, CA
Hanna Flats boulders
Jun 1, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA
Great vista from a little rise near the trail.
Oct 5, 2019 near Big Bea…, CA

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