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Skyline Wilderness Park

 19 votes

13.2 Miles 21.2 Kilometers



1,788' 545 m


-1,788' -545 m


1,177' 359 m


23' 7 m



Avg Grade (3°)


Max Grade (17°)

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A fun and challenging ride through some nice singletrack, steep rocks and everything between.

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No dogs.
This is a great loop beginning near Napa Valley College heading up and up and up and through a ton of fun stuff in Skyline.

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Horses are out sometimes so always be mindful around blind corners.


Once you finish the River to Ridge Trail, the climb up Buckeye is a lung-buster. After that you'll have some more climbing before you descend towards Lake Marie. The Teuter Loop is a must-do, especially since the way back down is fast and fun. If you cross the creek again on your way back from the Teuter Loop you've gone too far.

Heading up Chaparral Trail is a tough challenge, but the impossibly steep rock can be cleaned.

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4.2 from 19 votes

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Jun 18, 2017
steve murphy
Oct 18, 2016
Ken Raleigh
Sep 24, 2016
Eric Blessing
93* 10.5mi
Sep 17, 2016
Jeremy Keith
First time out... great fun. While there is a lengthy climb, this one earns its black diamond based on technical terrain. 14.2mi — 2h 28m
Sep 11, 2016
Josh Cole
Great trail, quite a climb at the beginning. Well worth it with the scenery and ride down. Lots of fun technical rock sections. 12.8mi
Sep 11, 2016
steve murphy
Epic 10.5mi — 1h 43m
Sep 3, 2016
Seth Ad
Jul 7, 2016
Jamey Gouin
Very challenging for most of the duration.

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  4.2 from 19 votes


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Bad / Closed 34 days ago
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Brad Hartl   CA
A bit more clear instructions: From Lake Marie Rd follow Buckeye Trail until it merges with Skyline Trail near Lake Marie. Keep on Skyline Trail until Tuteur Loop (take this clockwise). Return on Skyline Trail, take Chaparral Trail to Marie Creek Trail. Finish on Manzanita Trail. Nov 2, 2014
Christopher Saylor
Concord, CA
Christopher Saylor   Concord, CA
As of Saturday Jan. 2nd Tuteur Loop is closed. Buckeye is pretty muddy at spots. Still great technical riding to be had. Jan 4, 2016

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