5.6 miles
698 ft
-698 ft
3,934 ft
High Point

This is a fairly short but fun loop that incorporates a portion of the Arnold Rim Trail (ART), some Forest Service trails and a couple of Forest Service roads.

- Park on Valley View Drive at the trail marker 37 parking area.
- Head north of the ART.
- At trail marker 33, the ART joins forces with Forest Service road 4N40 for about 3/4 of a mile.
- The ART splits from 4N40 at trail marker 32.
- Continue on the ART for about a mile. The trail will cross the creek; find trail marker 27 on the other side.
- At marker 27, the ART makes a left and heads up the the hill. Forest Service trail P8 picks up straight ahead. Take P8.
- Continue on P8 for a mile or so. It will outlet onto Forest Service road 5N95Y.
- Take a right onto 5N95Y and head up the hill.
- Continue on 5N95Y to the parking area on Valley View Drive. Stay to the right...
- Take Forest Service trail P9 until it outlets onto a Forest Service and take a right. You're back on 4N40.
- Continue on 4N40 until you see ART trail marker 32.
- Take a left on ART and follow it back to you vehicle.

Detailed Description
Arnold Rim Trail Loop is a 6 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Arnold California. This mountain bike only route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route climbs 698 ft with a max elevation of 3,934 ft then descends -698 ft.
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More Stats for Arnold Rim Trail Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
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  • Altitude min
    3,486 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,899 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,901 ft
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  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,566 ft
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