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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
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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
  • 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
      Tahoe Donner 18 46 3
      Mammoth Mountain Bike Park 7 20 11 11
      Tahoe Cross Country 25 10 2
      Royal Gorge 21 25 8 1
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      Region Details
      • 545
      • 80
      • 520
      • 708
      • 315
      • 62
      • 14

      Region Status
      Caution as of 20 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,653
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,275
      Trails E-Bike
      390
      Trails Hike
      2,360
      Trails Trail Running
      2,351
      Trails Horse
      997
      Trails Dirtbike
      244
      Trails Observed Trials
      37
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      172
      Trails Snowmobile
      8
      Trails Snowshoe
      7
      Trails Downhill Ski
      157
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      22
      Trails Nordic Ski
      20
      Total Distance
      4,223 miles
      Total Descent
      870,732 ft
      Total Vertical
      14,408 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,477 ft
      Reports
      8,215
      Photos
      5,822
      Ridden Counter
      194,713
      Sub Regions

      Popular Sierra Nevada Mountain Biking Trails

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      First Divide
      Downieville
      Butcher Ranch Trail
      Downieville
      Third Divide
      Downieville
      Main St.
      Downieville
      Corral Trail (Lower)
      Corral
      Sunrise Trail
      Downieville
      Jackass
      Coldstream Canyon
      Armstrong Connector
      Corral
      Corral Trail (Upper)
      Corral
      Culvert Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Confluence Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Saxon Tie Road
      Corral
      Saxon Trail/Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (18E13)
      South Lake Tahoe
      Hoot Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Livewire
      Northstar California

      Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike Routes

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      TAMBA Rose to Toads
      South Lake Tahoe
      62 miles
      Downieville Downhill
      Downieville
      15 miles
      Mills Peak DH
      Graeagle
      12 miles
      Mary lake to mammoth rock trail
      Mono County
      9 miles
      Grouse Ridge North TC favs
      Grouse Ridge
      22 miles
      Tahoe City Tahoe Rim Trail Loop (4 Hours)
      Tahoe Cross Country
      19 miles
      Downieville Tower to Town
      Downieville
      18 miles
      Iron Butterfly
      Corral
      20 miles
      Jackass-Loop-4mi
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Tahoe XC Lakeview Ridge Loop
      Tahoe Cross Country
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 213 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2,049 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      trail: Trail 4-1
      129 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 10:07pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Trail 4-1
      121 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      59 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      155 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019

      Videos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013
      5:27 | 2576 | Jul 21, 2014
      0:38 | 2 | Aug 4, 2020
      Rocky mash up
      trail: Rockys
      0:40 | 2 | Aug 4, 2020
      Blind DH Riding in Auburn
      4:57 | 15 | Jun 25, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #433603RideCBriddentrailTahoe Mountain Trail (South Section) and 2 more
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 12:26am
      4 hours
      user #2178074NomadicMikewishlisttrailStanford Rock Trail
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 11:29pm
      5 hours
      user #1105925zlawwishlisttrailStanford Rock Trail
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 9:18pm
      7 hours
      user #1693065hallelujan37wishlisttrailMills Peak Trail
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 9:14pm
      7 hours
      user #1278529SquakMtnwishlisttrailService Road and 1 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:35pm
      9 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #1004836dChellotrailCommemorative Overland Emigrant Trail (Donner Camp to 89)Yo
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:23pm
      9 hours
      user #1627251TahoedirktrailHello Kitty (Lower)woohoo
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      3 days
      user #1627251TahoedirktrailHello Kitty (Lower)look around here for a new surprise
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 12:19pm
      3 days
      user #726813norcaljeditrailGold Valley Rim Trail ConnectorAny trail on the land trust land is open to...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 5:05pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      user #1126615gofer-dantrailTahoe Rim Trail (Glass Mountain)Awesome views from the top and of Lake Tahoe...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 3:29pm
      Aug 9, 2020

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