Confluence Trail

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1.7 Miles 2.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

12' 4 m

Ascent

-472' -144 m

Descent

1,060' 323 m

High

588' 179 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

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Exposed riding with a few rocks to keep you on your toes.

Shayne Holderby

Description

This rail starts as a fire-road just to throw you off, then quickly narrows to singletrack high above the American River. It alternates from narrow smooth riding to some very rocky sections along very exposed areas. In some areas the trail is less than a foot wide with rocks all over it and a drop off about a hundred feet to the river.

The trail is fairly straight so it's easy to see oncoming riders and hikers, but you'll want to control your speed. You'll continually drop along this trail all the way down to near river level before it comes out on Old Foresthill Rd and several parking areas.

Many riders will park here before starting the Clementine Loop ride, which takes them up to Culvert and back down to the Confluence parking area. It's a fun ride but not for beginners or those who don't like heights.

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Nov 23, 2016
Eli Makus
Riding nice. Well drained. 1.7mi
Oct 23, 2016
Harminder Deol
connect to confluence great flow. once the confluence trail start bit of speed in the beginning then just lot of rock garden to limit the speed as ... 6.8mi
Aug 11, 2016
Bryan Brewskie
Nov 5, 2015
Bryan Edelman
Oct 11, 2015
TS TS
Trail is not intermediate advanced. Strong beginners with proper skills should be fine on this mostly flat trail.
Apr 4, 2015
Jeremiah Reuter
Dec 26, 2014
Payton owen
Dec 28, 2013
David Simson

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  4.3 from 6 votes

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All Clear 30 days ago
Some Mud - Trail is damp, with only a few muddy spots. Most of the trail the dirt is loam, and feels good. Burms are packed tight still, bumpy and ...
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