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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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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  • Photos
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Tahoe Donner 18 46 3
      Royal Gorge 21 25 8 1
      Donner Summit 5 6 20 5
      Sawtooth 6 23 9
      Glenshire 15 16
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      Region Details
      • 217
      • 24
      • 157
      • 242
      • 85
      • 17
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 8, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      768
      Trails Mountain Bike
      755
      Trails E-Bike
      140
      Trails Hike
      708
      Trails Trail Running
      706
      Trails Horse
      240
      Trails Dirtbike
      68
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      36
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      962 miles
      Total Descent
      168,428 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,382 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,136 ft
      Reports
      2,068
      Photos
      1,233
      Ridden Counter
      66,964

      Popular Nevada County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Jackass
      Coldstream Canyon
      Livewire
      Northstar California
      Hoot Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Gypsy
      Northstar California
      Mineshaft
      Northstar California
      Coaster
      Northstar California
      Jackass Point Spur (East)
      Coldstream Canyon
      Liftline
      Northstar California
      Jackass Point
      Coldstream Canyon
      Scotts Flat Trail
      Nevada City
      Sawtooth Trail (Lower Ridgeline)
      Sawtooth
      Big Chief Trail (Lower Section)
      Sawtooth
      Little Trees
      Northstar California
      Boondocks
      Northstar California
      Hole in the Ground
      Donner Summit

      Nevada County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Grouse Ridge North TC favs
      Grouse Ridge
      22 miles
      Jackass-Loop-4mi
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Dieter And Dave's
      Sawtooth
      15 miles
      2010 Mountain Bike Race at Loma Rica Ranch
      Empire Mine
      4 miles
      Hoot-Scotts-Miners
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      19 miles
      Skillman to 49
      Nevada City
      22 miles
      Donner Lake Rim Trail Loop
      Donner Summit
      15 miles
      Hole in the Ground Loop
      Royal Gorge
      16 miles
      The Light Fantastic
      Donner Summit
      14 miles
      Pioneer Circuit
      Tahoe Donner
      8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 16 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 44 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 689 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Nevada County Mountain Bike

      trail: Miner's Trail
      58 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      155 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      137 |
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 7:18pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      127 |
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jan 2, 2019

      Videos of Nevada County Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013
      5:27 | 2576 | Jul 21, 2014
      Northstar Closer 2019
      0:54 | 52 | May 20, 2020
      Northstar Closer 2019
      trail: Boondocks
      0:54 | | May 19, 2020
      Team Trail Head Racing - Northstar Teaser
      trail: Livewire
      1:38 | 74 | Apr 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #227290breakawaybikesvotetrailSawtooth Spur (06-16)
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 11:42am
      33 mins
      user #2098056mramboriddentrailJackass Point Spur (East) and 1 more
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 10:54am
      1 hours
      user #2311137Elib100wishlisttrailUpper Hudson Way Trail
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 12:35am
      12 hours
      user #2311137Elib100wishlisttrailCascade Canal Trail
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 12:32am
      12 hours
      user #2311137Elib100wishlisttrailBlack Swan Trail (singletrack) and 1 more
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 12:31am
      12 hours

      Recent Comments

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      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:29pm
      3 days
      user #833212ericswansontrailBoondocksThis trail is no joke, but it's probably the...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      3 days
      user #833212ericswansontrailTell No TalesRode for the first time today, very cool! Top...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:27pm
      3 days
      user #833212ericswansonreportBig Chief Trail (Upper Section)I'll try to ride it again this week and get...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 3:24pm
      3 days
      user #983271DrHogtrailDonner Pass Train TunnelsBring your camera and a couple of hours to...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 7:16am
      Aug 8, 2020

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