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Bolinas Ridge

Intermediate

Trail

11.1 mile 17.8 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,644' 501 m
Descent: -490' -149 m
High: 1,667' 508 m
Low: 361' 110 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

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Trail shared by Dave Reed

Some short, steep climbs are rewarded with long flowy doubletrack, great riding for a cross bike.

Dave Reed

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Description

Starting from the north on Sir Francis Drake, you'll see an obvious parking pullout with a cattle trap that you'll have to huff your bike up and over. Start with a mellow climb that winds up and onto the ridge. Keep on following this as it varies between single and doubletrack.

You'll encounter a fork where Jewell trail breaks off to your left (and heads back down to Sir Francis Drake), stay right and keep climbing. You'll hit a few more cattle gates before seeing Randall Trail that branches off to the right. The main trail enters the trees and becomes soft and flowy, although you may encounter some branches or downed logs.

Within a few miles you'll see the McCurdy trail that also branches off to the right, continue straight and you'll come to the end at Ridgecrest Boulevard.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Check-Ins

Dec 16, 2019
Rick R
Dec 14, 2019
Vivien Bovell
Jul 21, 2019
Alias Jones
Sep 30, 2018
Marc Cowlin
Jun 17, 2018
Dave Reed
42mi
Feb 25, 2018
Kate Udall
Cows & Hills 7mi
Oct 22, 2017
Katie McCracken
Jan 28, 2017
Lexi Sharp
out of shape. Virgin voyage for bikes. 3mi

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 15 votes

#3

in Marin County

#6185

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  3.9 from 15 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Marin County

#377

in California

#6,185

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Photos

Alphawanderlust.com -Ride into the sunset- Bolinas Ridge
Jun 5, 2018 near Lagunit…, CA
Alphawanderlust.com | Overlooking Stinson Beach | Bolinas Ridge
Jun 5, 2018 near Bolinas, CA
Bo Ridge in Spring.
May 14, 2016 near Lagunit…, CA
Bolinas Ridge
Apr 11, 2013 near Bolinas, CA
Descending old doubletrack/cow trail with Tomales Bay in the background
May 14, 2016 near Lagunit…, CA
The hills are alive...  Yep, Bo Ridge in spring really looks like a scene from the Sound of Music.
May 14, 2016 near Lagunit…, CA

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