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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
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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
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      AKA: NorCal
      Region Details
      • 50
      • 1
      • 35
      • 80
      • 25
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 18, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      216
      Trails Mountain Bike
      195
      Trails E-Bike
      31
      Trails Hike
      162
      Trails Trail Running
      159
      Trails Horse
      22
      Trails Dirtbike
      18
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      17
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      403 miles
      Total Descent
      85,390 ft
      Total Vertical
      10,161 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,194 ft
      Reports
      551
      Photos
      1,125
      Ridden Counter
      7,479

      Popular Northern California Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tarantula
      Exchequer Mountain Bike Park
      Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail (Alternate Route)
      Folsom
      007 (First)
      Bass Lake
      Down and Out
      Exchequer Mountain Bike Park
      Flying Squirrel
      Exchequer Mountain Bike Park
      Primo
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Buds Bypass
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Summit Connector
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Eastside
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Switch Backs
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Gnarly
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Pond Skimmer
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      Westridge
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      007 (Second)
      Bass Lake
      Garden Snake
      Exchequer Mountain Bike Park

      Northern California Mountain Bike Routes

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      Rattlesnake Loop
      Hensley Lake Recreation Area
      2,487 ft
      The Cannell Meadow Trail (IMBA Epic)
      Cannell Trail
      25 miles
      SJRT from Wellbarn
      San Joaquin River Gorge
      13 miles
      Squaw Leap from Wellbarn
      San Joaquin River Gorge
      13 miles
      Goat Mtn. Loop
      6 miles
      JO to Wagy Ridge
      11 miles
      Just Outstanding to Rocky Gulch
      Southern Sequoia National Forest
      11 miles
      Potter Pass Loop
      China Peak Mountain Resort
      10 miles
      007 (Shuttle)
      7 miles
      Nelson Trail Shuttle
      Southern Sequoia National Forest
      5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 10 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 21 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 190 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Northern California Mountain Bike

      trail: Down and Out
      55 |
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 4:00pm
      Jun 24, 2019
      trail: Gnarnia
      185 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:33pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      trail: Down and Out
      97 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:18pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      62 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:18pm
      Apr 17, 2019

      Videos of Northern California Mountain Bike

      Dry Creek Trail, Modesto CA
      5:16 | 140 | Sep 24, 2019
      Board Meeting
      0:56 | 16 | Feb 27, 2019
      Over the bars!!
      0:16 | 595 | Jul 27, 2018
      Potter Pass
      6:43 | 96 | Jul 20, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2223111BmunozwishlisttrailCarcass
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 4:39am
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1464510nstclair11riddentrailFlying Squirrel and 1 more
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 10:00pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      user #1005966gsgambelloneaddreportPotter Pass to Potter Cutoff Trailhead
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #902350JLuraaddreportBoard Meeting
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 8:09am
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #1769882Oneway56riddentrail007 (Second)
      Oct 13, 2020 @ 6:43pm
      Oct 13, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1538263Dogl0rdtrailCreek TrailIs this area open yet after the fires?
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #1538263Dogl0rdtrailOne HeadlightHave these trails been reopened since the fires?
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #1538263Dogl0rdtrailMud RoomAre these trails reopened since the fires??
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #2385552KingvarkreportGoat MountainLooks like it is clear as of 9/2. Thank you to...
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 4:24pm
      Sep 2, 2020
      user #640188travisdavistrailBlind SquirrelThe USFS. Motorized vehicles are not allowed....
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 1:51pm
      Aug 19, 2020

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