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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
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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

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Alpine Meadows 2 8 3
      Kings Beach 18 19 9 3
      Tahoe Cross Country 24 12 1
      Mount Watson 8 23 13 2
      Squaw Valley 1 16 6 1
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      Region Details
      • 157
      • 38
      • 139
      • 155
      • 63
      • 9

      Region Status
      Caution as of 3 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      745
      Trails Mountain Bike
      561
      Trails E-Bike
      65
      Trails Hike
      566
      Trails Trail Running
      565
      Trails Horse
      238
      Trails Dirtbike
      56
      Trails Observed Trials
      34
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      47
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Downhill Ski
      157
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      7
      Trails Nordic Ski
      16
      Total Distance
      605 miles
      Total Descent
      163,189 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,130 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,200 ft
      Reports
      2,880
      Photos
      1,954
      Ridden Counter
      72,274

      Popular Placer County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Confluence Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Culvert Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Clementine Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Lake Clementine Rd.
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Western States Trail (Three Bridges)
      Mount Watson
      Foresthill Connector Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Tahoe Rim Trail (Fire and Ice)
      Mount Watson
      Foresthill Divide Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      S.S. Wallternate
      Mount Watson
      Woop-dee-doo
      Tahoe Cross Country
      Center Trail
      Granite Bay
      Upper Orange
      Tahoe Cross Country
      Tahoe Rim Trail (Painted Rock)
      Mount Watson
      Upper Green
      Tahoe Cross Country
      Upper Orange
      Tahoe Cross Country

      Placer County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tahoe City Tahoe Rim Trail Loop (4 Hours)
      Tahoe Cross Country
      19 miles
      Lorena's TCXC to Carnelian Bay
      Tahoe Cross Country
      11 miles
      Super Soldier
      Kings Beach
      10 miles
      Tahoe XC Lakeview Ridge Loop
      Tahoe Cross Country
      6 miles
      Glass Mountain/ Bike Path Loop
      Squaw Valley
      14 miles
      Rock Creek NW sector Epic
      Placer County
      23 miles
      Mr. Toads Loop
      South Lake Tahoe
      19 miles
      Tahoe rim trail
      Tahoe City
      33 miles
      Markleeville to Downieville: Complete
      Tahoe
      193 miles
      Kings Beach Run
      Kings Beach
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 16 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 109 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 666 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Placer County Mountain Bike

      117 |
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:03pm
      Apr 11, 2018
      166 |
      May 9, 2017 @ 6:57am
      May 9, 2017
      trail: Culvert Trail
      320 |
      Mar 27, 2016 @ 9:51am
      Mar 27, 2016
      trail: Culvert Trail
      248 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 9:58am
      Jan 5, 2016

      Videos of Placer County Mountain Bike

      0:38 | 14 | Aug 4, 2020
      Rocky mash up
      trail: Rockys
      0:40 | 13 | Aug 4, 2020
      Blind DH Riding in Auburn
      4:57 | 17 | Jun 25, 2020
      Soft berms make for soft elbows....
      1:38 | 82 | Mar 11, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Tahoe Rim Trail (Ward Creek Road)
      Ward Canyon
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 6:57pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      DryakanatronLogging operations in the areas...
      Kings Vista
      Carnelian Bay
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 12:00am
      Sep 22, 2020
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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2323850ZobugggriddentrailLower Orange Trail and 4 more
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      1 hours
      user #2411024RunforcandyriddentrailDeer Park (North)
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 11:18pm
      15 hours
      user #2411024RunforcandyriddentrailGnome Trail and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 11:14pm
      15 hours
      user #1874913NialromanekriddentrailTahoe Rim Trail (Lower Rusty's) and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 7:27pm
      19 hours
      user #1874913NialromanekriddentrailScott Peak Trail and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 7:27pm
      19 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2226488Mattl33trailTahoe Rim Trail (Flintstones)After living in the area for a year this is my...
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 12:17am
      3 days
      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 #1864395JimsladetrailTimberland ConnectorIs the connector still open? “Private...
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 6:03am
      Oct 7, 2020
      user #2395773ashorttrailOcelotFun rocky/flowy single track with a gradual grade.
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 6:42pm
      Oct 4, 2020

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