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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: National Forest
      Dollar Trail Parking Lot google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 23
      • 1
      • 8
      • 22
      • 13
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 14, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      70
      Trails Mountain Bike
      69
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      69
      Trails Trail Running
      69
      Trails Horse
      42
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      12
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Total Distance
      88 miles
      Total Descent
      14,613 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,189 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,334 ft
      Reports
      654
      Photos
      182
      Ridden Counter
      17,909

      Photos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Aug 9, 2021 @ 8:10pm
      Aug 9, 2021
      14 |
      Jul 14, 2021 @ 8:41pm
      Jul 14, 2021
      2 |
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:40pm
      Jul 12, 2021
      2 |
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:40pm
      Jul 12, 2021
      8 |
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:39pm
      Jul 12, 2021
      21 |
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:32pm
      Jul 12, 2021
      11 |
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:32pm
      Jul 12, 2021
      trail: Dirk's
      25 |
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 11:53am
      Jul 2, 2021

      Videos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      Tahoe Rim Trail lower Watson Creek
      1:28 | 51 | Jul 28, 2019
      Summer's Not Over
      1:31 | 785 | Nov 1, 2012
      youtuber We Are Back In California! (Best Trail In Tahoe?)
      12:34 | 375 | Sep 16, 2020 , Tahoe City
      VAN LIFE | LAKE TAHOE! | Quick Guide Of...
      25:39 | 93 | Jul 28, 2020 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 331 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 391 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 336 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More Tahoe...
      18:29 | 764 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2858334DClarkTahoeaddreportTahoe Rim Trail (Lower Watson Creek) and 2 more
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 9:11pm
      Oct 14, 2021
      user #1326553chilewingsaddreportDirk's and 1 more
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 8:24am
      Oct 13, 2021
      user #153361jf951riddentrailHanes Flat (16N77) and 3 more
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 9:19am
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #2014804Citizen844wishlisttrailTahoe Rim Trail (Glass Mountain)
      Oct 10, 2021 @ 8:22am
      Oct 10, 2021
      user #1148156Moto606wishlisttrailWestern States Trail (Three Bridges)
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 10:13pm
      Oct 8, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1747424Tomkat13trailUpper Deer CreekTrail is blocked off and closed :(
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 4:53pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #2457637windsurfsftrailWestern States Trail (Three Bridges)The first few hundred feet off the river path...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:20pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #2457637windsurfsftrailAngry BearPoints to whoever named this trail cause it is...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #2113397RiderloptrailFast EddiesThe logging at the bottom of the trail has...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 6:39pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #1732714LewisHCastletrailFast EddiesExtensive logging half way through the trail...
      Aug 10, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Aug 10, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Tahoe Cross Country 24 13 11.9 km
      Northstar California 5 13 10 73.1 km
      Sawtooth 8 23 94.5 km
      Squaw Valley 1 12 6 24.6 km
      Paige Meadows 23 8 25 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6986 miles14,386 ft35 miles2,188 ft
      #316#15018064644,738
      E-Bike1231 miles2,949 ft10 miles2,037 ft
      #3,110#6425621229
      Hike6986 miles14,386 ft35 miles2,188 ft
      #204#11027211191
      Trail Running6986 miles14,386 ft35 miles2,188 ft
      #207#1107211245
      Horse4258 miles9,068 ft24 miles2,188 ft
      #11#104642
      Dirtbike/Moto1332 miles3,366 ft11 miles2,037 ft
      #150#1043666
      Observed Trials44 miles600 ft2 miles722 ft
      #242042
      ATV/ORV/OHV1231 miles2,949 ft10 miles2,037 ft
      #108#643663
      Snowmobile624 miles2,270 ft8 miles2,037 ft
      #50#242012
      Snowshoe317 miles1,926 ft7 miles2,037 ft
      #526#2872026
      Backcountry Ski212 miles1,480 ft5 miles1,381 ft
      #199201120
      Nordic Ski614 miles1,089 ft4 miles2,037 ft
      #299#176200138
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