4 miles
1,522 ft
-313 ft
Avg time
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High Meadows Road Details

  • Riding area
    South Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season

This forest access road is usually used by riders who want access to the Star Lake Trail without the bother of the technical uphill of Upper Cold Creek Trail. However, this road is very steep in many sections and generally an unpleasant ride.

Riding down this road is highly discouraged because the combination of the gravel surface, water bars, and steep incline makes it easy to lose control.

Access Info

From the end of High Meadow Road continue on the forest access road to High Meadow.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for High Meadows Road mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,209 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,546 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,851 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,546 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,755 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5,101 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,332 ft
  • Avg time
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on Aug 25, 2017
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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High Meadows Road Trail Reports

Aug 25, 2017 @ 1:14am
Aug 25, 2017
Dry and dust is kept down thanks to recent rain storms. Creeks are still flowing strong
Jun 10, 2017 @ 10:18pm
Jun 10, 2017
One or Two downed trees
Mar 22, 2017 @ 9:07am
Mar 22, 2017
reporter Covered in snow
Mar 15, 2017 @ 12:24pm
Mar 15, 2017
Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:33am
Mar 15, 2017
reporter Covered in snow
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Routes with this trail

Stagecoach to Star Lake to Heavenly CA base
24 miles

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