16.7 miles
2,432 ft
-2,429 ft
1,930 ft
High Point

From Auburn Ravine Rd exit off Highway 80 go south over the Auburn Ravine Bridge. Continue 1 mile and turn Left on Lake Clementine Road. Obvious dirt parking lot on left after another 1/2 mile.

Start on the out and back Foresthill Connector Trail. Enjoy the view at the North Fork Bench Overlook after a nice climb. Continue until trail ends at the Yellow Trails Merge sign.

Take the rightmost trail up over the hill and down across Auburn Ravine Rd to continue to the next junction. Take the left onto the Foresthill Divide Trail. Enjoy the windy downhills and uphills until you once again cross Auburn Ravine Rd. Take a break at the picnic bench near the trail entrance on the north side of the road.

Enjoy the return trip on the north side of Foresthill Divide Trail until you rejoin Forrest Hill Connector Trail at the Yellow Trails Merge sign.

Detailed Description
Auburn Loop is a 17 mile popular intermediate route located near Auburn California. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 2,432 ft with a max elevation of 1,930 ft then descends -2,429 ft.
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    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Auburn Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 13 min
  • Altitude min
    1,413 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,493 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,496 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)
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Waterfall merged into the trail
Waterfall merged into the trail
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Feb 8, 2024
Waterfall in the middle of the trail. This is why Auburn is awesome to ride, it drains well after it rains.
Foresthill Divide Trail / Auburn, CA / MTB
Foresthill Divide Trail / Auburn, CA / MTB
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Jun 20, 2023

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