35.4 miles
3,095 ft
-3,089 ft
1,097 ft
High Point

About 2K feet of elevation gain. Not 5K like it says.

-0 miles, Start at the Keswick Dam river trail parking lot. Head south down the river trail.
-0.6 miles, turn left and go over ribbon bridge. continue straight onto FB trail.
-2.5 miles, cross Keswick Dam Blvd and continue on FB trail.
-5.2 miles, stay left towards FB trail.
-9.5 miles, left towards signs to FB/Hornbeck trail.
-10.2 miles, Left on Hornbeck trail.
-10.8 miles, stay right at the split.
-11.0 miles, stay left to Hornbeck trail.
-11.7 miles, right to Hornbeck trail.
-16.3 miles, stay straight on Upper Sac Ditch trail.
-21.4 miles, end of Sac Ditch Trail. Head left on the road, cross Shasta Dam and head south down the paved road. Follow to the bottom and through the OHV parking lot.
-24.1 miles, turn left onto the Sacramento River Trail.
-32.1 miles, turn left towards signs for Keswick Dam.
-34.2 miles, turn left off the paved trail onto the dirt Fisherman's Trail.
-35.3 miles, hit the road at the end of Fisherman's trail and go south for a couple hundred yards.
-35.5 miles, parking lot is on your right, You made it!

Detailed Description
2017 Mayor's MTB Challenge Keswick Loop is a 35 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Redding California. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 3,095 ft with a max elevation of 1,097 ft then descends -3,089 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Keswick loop
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    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for 2017 Mayor's MTB Challenge Keswick Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 54 min
  • Altitude min
    521 ft
  • Altitude start
    567 ft
  • Altitude end
    574 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    8 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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very overgrown vegetation almost unpassable.
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Jun 20, 2022 @ 10:47am
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