17 miles
Distance
3,412 ft
Climb
-3,410 ft
Descent
1,006 ft
High Point

Combining the main 3 trails around Lake Mendocino to make a ~18mi loop. Fun rolling singletrack, not much in the way of technical challenges, but still fun. Expect 2.5-3 hours depending on how ambitious you are.

Several of the area trails are frequented by equestrians, be courteous. The trails, especially on the West side of the lake, are popular with hikers. It's not so crowded to be frustrating, but always be on the look out.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Mendocino Lake Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    735 ft
  • Altitude start
    874 ft
  • Altitude end
    875 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -65.901%
  • Grade min
    52.975%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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