5.9 miles
Distance
1,224 ft
Climb
-1,201 ft
Descent
1,077 ft
High Point

The Acorn Creek Trail to Highline and Chaparral Ridge is a hiking and mountain biking trail that offers scenic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Detailed Description
Acorn Creek Chaparral Ridge Loop is a 6 mile popular intermediate route located near El Dorado Hills California. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 1,224 ft with a max elevation of 1,077 ft then descends -1,201 ft.
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Trails in Route

Skullvert948 ft
Sidewinder984 ft
Highline2,851 ft
1F171 ft
Chaparral Ridge Trail2 miles
Cow Town4,954 ft
1F610 ft
Skullvert512 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Gravel Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    DH, XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Acorn Creek Chaparral Ridge Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    514 ft
  • Altitude start
    653 ft
  • Altitude end
    676 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -30.8%
  • Grade min
    46.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk west on Acorn Creek Trail.
  2. Continue for 40 meters.
  3. Keep right to stay on Acorn Creek Trail.
  4. Continue for 70 meters.
  5. Turn left onto Salmon Falls Road.
  6. Continue for 50 meters.
  7. Walk east on Skullvert.
  8. Continue for 70 meters.
  9. Walk west on Acorn Creek Trail.
  10. Continue for 30 meters.
  11. Walk southwest on Skullvert.
  12. Continue for 100 meters.
  13. Walk west on Skullvert.
  14. Continue for 70 meters.
  15. Walk west on Sidewinder.
  16. Continue for 30 meters.
  17. Walk southwest on Skullvert.
  18. Continue for 20 meters.
  19. Turn right onto Sidewinder.
  20. Continue for 600 meters.
  21. Walk southwest on Ranch Trail.
  22. Continue for 200 meters.
  23. Walk southeast on Ranch Trail.
  24. Continue for 200 meters.
  25. Walk southwest on Ranch Trail.
  26. Continue for 20 meters.
  27. Walk southwest on Cattle Chute.
  28. Continue for 20 meters.
  29. Bear right to stay on Cattle Chute.
  30. Continue for 400 meters.
  31. Make a sharp right onto Highline.
  32. Continue for 900 meters.
  33. Turn right onto Cattle Chute.
  34. Continue for 600 meters.
  35. Walk southwest on Cattle Chute.
  36. Continue for 20 meters.
  37. Bear right to stay on Cattle Chute.
  38. Continue for 400 meters.
  39. Make a sharp right onto Highline.
  40. Continue for 900 meters.
  41. Turn right onto Cattle Chute.
  42. Continue for 600 meters.
  43. Walk north on Ranch Trail.
  44. Continue for 800 meters.
  45. Turn left onto Cattle Chute.
  46. Continue for 100 meters.
  47. Walk southwest on Ranch Trail.
  48. Continue for 100 meters.
  49. Walk southwest on Ranch Trail.
  50. Continue for 40 meters.
  51. Make a sharp right onto Cattle Chute.
  52. Continue for 200 meters.
  53. Walk west on Cattle Chute.
  54. Continue for 400 meters.
  55. Bike north on Cattle Chute.
  56. Continue for 70 meters.
  57. Bike southwest on Highline.
  58. Continue for 30 meters.
  59. Bike west on Highline.
  60. Continue for 40 meters.
  61. Bike west on Highline.
  62. Continue for 200 meters.
  63. Bike west on Highline.
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Bike south on Highline.
  66. Continue for 400 meters.
  67. Bike southwest on Highline.
  68. Continue for 20 meters.
  69. Turn right onto Cattle Chute.
  70. Continue for 100 meters.
  71. Bike southwest on 1F.
  72. Continue for 20 meters.
  73. Bike east on Cow Town.
  74. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  75. Bike west on Cow Town.
  76. Continue for 30 meters.
  77. Bike west on Cow Town.
  78. Continue for 10 meters.
  79. Bike east on Cow Town.
  80. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  81. Bike west on Cow Town.
  82. Continue for 10 meters.
  83. Bike east on Cow Town.
  84. Continue for 10 meters.
  85. Bike west on Cow Town.
  86. Continue for 20 meters.
  87. Bike east on Cow Town.
  88. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  89. Bike west on Cattle Chute.
  90. Continue for 20 meters.
  91. Bike east on Cattle Chute.
  92. Continue for 600 meters.
  93. Make a sharp right onto Main Street.
  94. Continue for 800 meters.
  95. Bear right onto Darrington.
  96. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  97. Make a sharp right onto Cow Town.
  98. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  99. Bike southwest on Cattle Chute.
  100. Continue for 90 meters.
  101. Bike west on Cattle Chute.
  102. Continue for 20 meters.
  103. Make a sharp right onto 1F.
  104. Continue for 60 meters.
  105. Bike southwest on 1F.
  106. Continue for 60 meters.
  107. Bike southwest on 1F.
  108. Continue for 60 meters.
  109. Bike southwest on Cattle Chute.
  110. Continue for 20 meters.
  111. Bike west on Cow Town.
  112. Continue for 30 meters.
  113. Bike west on Cow Town.
  114. Continue for 20 meters.
  115. Bike east on Cow Town.
  116. Continue for 20 meters.
  117. Bike east on Cow Town.
  118. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  119. Bike east on Cow Town.
  120. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  121. Bike south on Cow Town.
  122. Continue for 50 meters.
  123. Bike south on Cow Town.
  124. Continue for 70 meters.
  125. Bike southeast on Cow Town.
  126. Continue for 800 meters.
  127. Bike southeast on Cow Town.
  128. Continue for 300 meters.
  129. Bike east on Cow Town.
  130. Continue for 60 meters.
  131. Bear left onto 1F.
  132. Continue for 30 meters.
  133. Bike southwest on 1F.
  134. Continue for 30 meters.
  135. Make a sharp left onto Cattle Chute.
  136. Continue for 200 meters.
  137. Bike east on Cattle Chute.
  138. Continue for 300 meters.
  139. Bike east on Cattle Chute.
  140. Continue for 40 meters.
  141. Bike northeast on Cattle Chute.
  142. Continue for 20 meters.
  143. Bear right onto Ranch Trail.
  144. Continue for 20 meters.
  145. Bear right onto Skullvert.
  146. Continue for 200 meters.
  147. Bike west on Skullvert.
  148. Continue for 200 meters.
  149. Turn right onto Ranch Trail.
  150. Continue for 400 meters.
  151. Make a sharp right onto Sidewinder.
  152. Continue for 600 meters.
  153. Bike east on Skullvert.
  154. Continue for 70 meters.
  155. Bike west on Skullvert.
  156. Continue for 300 meters.
  157. Turn right onto Ranch Trail.
  158. Continue for 400 meters.
  159. Make a sharp right onto Sidewinder.
  160. Continue for 600 meters.
  161. Bike northeast on Skullvert.
  162. Continue for 90 meters.
  163. Bike east on Cattle Chute.
  164. Continue for 60 meters.
  165. Bear right onto Ranch Trail.
  166. Continue for 20 meters.
  167. Bear right onto Skullvert.
  168. Continue for 200 meters.
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