17 miles
Distance
3,491 ft
Climb
-3,491 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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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • 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
    -66.057%
  • Grade min
    52.625%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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      Manzanita Trail
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 4:26pm
      Oct 27, 2018
      Everything's super dry right now...hopefully the promised rain will firm things up. There's a tree down in the first half-mile or so. It's de-branched and easy to climb over. Note to Self: Remember to bring a saw next time and finish the clearing.
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      Sep 2, 2018 @ 7:38am
      Sep 2, 2018
      Shakota Trail
      Jul 15, 2018 @ 8:06am
      Jul 15, 2018
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