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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      No description for Mount Watson has been added yet! Login or register to submit one.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Cedar Flat Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 23
      • 1
      • 8
      • 23
      • 13
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 20, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      70
      Trails Mountain Bike
      70
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      70
      Trails Trail Running
      70
      Trails Horse
      42
      Trails Dirtbike
      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
      87 miles
      Total Descent
      14,413 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,189 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,334 ft
      Reports
      533
      Photos
      99
      Ridden Counter
      12,900

      Photos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Sep 30, 2020 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 30, 2020
      51 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      trail: Pickupsticks
      30 |
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 4:51pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      trail: Pickupsticks
      22 |
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 4:50pm
      Jul 17, 2020

      Videos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      Tahoe Rim Trail lower Watson Creek
      1:28 | 42 | Jul 28, 2019
      Summer's Not Over
      1:31 | 736 | Nov 1, 2012
      youtuber We Are Back In California! (Best Trail In Tahoe?)
      12:34 | 85 | Sep 16, 2020 , Tahoe City
      Lakeview Ridge MTB Trail (downhill) Tahoe City, CA
      8:33 | 26 | Sep 7, 2020 , Tahoe City

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #534542jhbiddleriddentrailPickupsticks and 2 more
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 9:18pm
      10 hours
      user #2468116HolyshihtzuwishlisttrailMount Watson Boulevard
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 11:43am
      20 hours
      user #852886deformednewtaddreportPowerline
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 8:31am
      Oct 20, 2020
      user #2457637windsurfsfriddentrailMissing Link
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 10:40pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      user #2233231ClaireFixaddreportTahoe Rim Trail (Lower Watson Creek) and 1 more
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 9:07pm
      Oct 16, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #2395773ashorttrailCedar Flat TrailLots of hike a bike. Be careful not to take...
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 7:31pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      user #2395773ashorttrailTahoe Rim Trail (Mount Watson South)Incredible views of the lake. Fun flowy...
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      user #1813749caliticotrailOver The Bars/Western States-Tahoe Rim Tie (16E08)Needs some rain but still flows fast if you...
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 1:46pm
      Oct 3, 2020
      user #2113397RiderloptrailFast EddiesGet ready to get rad
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 10:12pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      user #2395773ashorttrailTahoe Rim Trail (Glass Mountain)Beautiful views looking across to Alpine and...
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 2:55pm
      Sep 23, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Tahoe Cross Country 24 12 11.9 km
      Northstar California 5 14 10 73.1 km
      Sawtooth 7 22 94.5 km
      Squaw Valley 1 16 6 14.6 km
      Paige Meadows 23 8 25 km

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