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South Fork ART (American River Trail)

Intermediate
 4.2 (14)

Lake Folsom to Coloma via the American River.


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Map Key

11.1

Miles

17.9

KM

Singletrack

976' 297 m

High

500' 152 m

Low

1,548' 472 m

Up

1,377' 420 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This cross country trail has a mix of temperate zones. It's about 70% singletrack and 30% fire road. The trail is rolling singletrack with a few flat riding areas - you're usually always climbing or descending. It's very scenic and remote for a foothills ride with no visible homes, roads or signs of civilization for most of the ride.

It's really no easier or harder in either direction, making it a fine out and back.

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Shared By:

Shayne Holderby

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 14 votes

#5470

Overall
  4.2 from 14 votes
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Trail Rankings

#305

in California

#5,470

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Photos

Springtime on South Fork ART.
Jan 25, 2017 near Auburn…, CA
Descending South Fork ART.
Mar 23, 2016 near Granite…, CA
Springtime poppies blanket the side of the trail.
Jan 25, 2017 near Auburn…, CA
Shunk Hollow
Oct 21, 2013 near Auburn…, CA
An amazing day of riding on some prime singletrack.
Apr 23, 2017 near Cameron…, CA
Sticking a deep crossing while loaded!
Mar 23, 2016 near Cameron…, CA

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Feb 23, 2020
Michael Castle
11.4mi — 12h 30m
Jul 5, 2017
Ryan Schauland
Fun trail, a little overgrown, but well-maintained. A few tough climbs 12mi — 2h 00m
Apr 4, 2017
Tri Geminy
Great scenery
Feb 26, 2017
Death Star
Out-n-back, about 5 mi each way. Trail in good condition. 10.4mi
Sep 1, 2016
Rob Norris
Great weather, trail dry and in good condition 15.6mi — 7h 00m
May 24, 2015
James Lindenberger