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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 16
      • 10
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      8,821 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,423 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,320 ft
      Reports
      263
      Photos
      220
      Ridden Counter
      8,603

      Photos of Mule Ridge and Swasey Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Mule Ridge
      9 |
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 2:01am
      Oct 9, 2021
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      Oct 9, 2021 @ 2:01am
      Oct 9, 2021
      trail: Mule Ridge
      8 |
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:53pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      trail: Mule Ridge
      2 |
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      trail: Mule Ridge
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      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      trail: Mule Ridge
      2 |
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      152 |
      Mar 10, 2018 @ 4:17pm
      Mar 10, 2018
      64 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 4:35pm
      Aug 19, 2017

      Videos of Mule Ridge and Swasey Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Definitely Not Nick From Chico
      178 | Apr 1, 2021
      #FridayFails
      462 | Oct 30, 2020
      #FridayFails
      355 | Oct 30, 2020
      #FridayFails
      548 | Oct 30, 2020
      It’s much bigger
      0:08 | 36 | Jul 2, 2020
      Double Fail
      0:09 | 233 | Apr 6, 2020
      Enticer Jump Trail POV
      1:58 | 360 | Apr 29, 2018
      'Enticer Trail' By: Redding Trail Alliance
      2:23 | 23480 | Jan 6, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Placer Connector Trail
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:43pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      DryRoelle
      Mule Ridge
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 7:18pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      IdealRoelle
      Mule Mountain Loop
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Sep 6, 2021
      DrychadbringhurstTrees down on trail
      Mule Mountain Summit
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 12:31pm
      Aug 5, 2021
      DryMicah24710 Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      The Escalator
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      DrygilwoodringDry conditions, but climbs well.
      Lower Snail
      May 19, 2021 @ 3:32pm
      May 19, 2021
      DryKodywessely
      Trailhead Loop
      May 10, 2021 @ 8:50am
      May 10, 2021
      Idealbinirayanrider72E-Bike
      Bottle Cap
      May 5, 2021 @ 3:46pm
      May 5, 2021
      Drytrailhunter1Trail work has been done to restore the...
      Owens Run
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 3:45pm
      Apr 27, 2021
      Drytrailhunter1
      Oak knoll Trailhead connector
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 10:57am
      Apr 18, 2021
      Idealezrydz

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1689862JkbauderscommentreportMule Ridge
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 10:08am
      8 hours
      user #177209trailhunter1votetrailMuletown Road
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      1 day
      user #177209trailhunter1addtrailMuletown Road
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 8:31am
      Oct 21, 2021
      user #2808314DanPackwishlisttrailLearner Flow Trail
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 6:51pm
      Oct 15, 2021
      user #2808314DanPackriddentrailLower Mule Mountain and 2 more
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 6:47pm
      Oct 15, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1689862JkbaudersreportMule RidgeLots of trees down
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 10:08am
      8 hours
      user #938973Youthguy1988trailEnticer JumpFirst, this trail is awesome! But...can...
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 6:59pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      user #762132bpantelltrailEnticer JumpAnyone know if this trail or area is ebike...
      May 27, 2021 @ 10:26am
      May 27, 2021
      user #2633133KodywesselyreportLower SnailA tree is on the trail of snail. You can...
      May 19, 2021 @ 3:34pm
      May 19, 2021
      user #177209trailhunter1trailMule Mountain SummitCombine nonstop with snail trail for a 1000ft...
      Mar 13, 2021 @ 11:49pm
      Mar 13, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Area 51 2 22.8 km
      Westside/Mary Lake 6 83.3 km
      Coverdale Trails 2 2 13.5 km
      Keswick 4 6 14.4 km
      Whiskeytown 6 16 64.6 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3642 miles8,822 ft19 miles1,424 ft
      #498#247220263138,554
      E-Bike1012 miles1,545 ft5 miles374 ft
      177338
      Hike3642 miles8,822 ft19 miles1,424 ft
      #336#19825666
      Trail Running3642 miles8,822 ft19 miles1,424 ft
      #341#19825699
      Horse99 miles1,073 ft4 miles374 ft
      #127#949416
      Dirtbike/Moto22 miles157 ft3,789 ft82 ft
      #348894
      ATV/ORV/OHV1
      891
      • By jmahler TRAILFORKS & contributors
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      • mule ridge and swasey recreation area activity log | embed map of Mule Ridge and Swasey Recreation Area mountain bike trails | mule ridge and swasey recreation area mountain biking points of interest

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