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      PVCA Mountain Bike Trails
      Snohomish County bought the land as a Conservation area (about 800 acres) for wildlife and wetlands protection around 2003 and closed access to the whole area. After several years and a lot of work primarily by local Mountain Bikers a portion of the area was re-opened with re-routed more environmentally friendly trails. The area consists of approx. 12 miles of trails although only about 9 miles of trails for biking. There are a few walking only trails ([please respect these) and 1 bike only trail but most trails are open to bikes, hiking and horses. The Mainline trail is fairly smooth but does have some light rooty sections and two slight hills, great for kids and beginners. It does not make a loop requiring either backtracking or taking other trails (which are much rootier and twistier) back to the main parking lot. Most of the other trails are fairly rooty with lots of twists and turns and only a few climb/descents. The trails are primarily somewhere between advanced beginner and intermediate in difficulty with the main challenge being roots, lots of exposed roots. Recent trails work in the past few years has eliminated much of the mud that had been a real issue during the winter here in the Pacific North Wet.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: PVCA
      106th street Parking google parking directions
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      Caution on Nov 8, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (evergreenmtb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #235
      State Ranking
      #11
      Trails
      22
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,647 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      540 ft
      Total Vertical
      216 ft
      Reports
      405
      Photos
      36
      Ridden Counter
      3,373

      Photos of Paradise Valley Conservation Area Mountain Bike

      70 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 10:30am
      Jan 19, 2018
      Southern Traverse, Woodinville
      42 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 8:50pm
      Nov 27, 2017
      Mainline Trail, Issaquah
      trail: Cedar Run
      97 |
      Oct 18, 2017 @ 8:06am
      Oct 18, 2017
      Cedar Run, Seattle
      49 |
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 11:55am
      Jul 2, 2017
      Twisted Hemlock, My City
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      Videos of Paradise Valley Conservation Area Mountain Bike

      Testing the New Trail
      1:24 | 148 | Apr 25, 2017
      Some Clips from Paradise
      trail: Cedar Run
      0:55 | 252 | Apr 25, 2017
      Red Alder
      trail: Red Alder
      14:52 | 176 | Jan 11, 2016
      Two trees
      trail: Two Trees
      17:13 | 68 | Jan 11, 2016
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      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Paradise Valley Enchilada Loop
      6 miles
      Cheryl's Fun Route
      6 miles

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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Crystal Lake 7 41.2 km
      Lee Memorial Forest 63 km
      Tolt Pipeline 23.6 km
      Ring Hill Forest 1 54.1 km
      Lord Hill Regional Park 17 19 25.1 km
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