2 miles
Distance
214 ft
Climb
-504 ft
Descent
00:14:08
Avg time
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Incense Cedar Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
  • Riding Area
    Corral
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Ref Number
    18E14B
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #19115 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading
    • 5 in Horseback

The easiest trail in the Corral system, Incense Cedar winds gently alongside Lower Corral Trail featuring some berms and optional rock rolls. If you are looking to climb singletrack rather than paved road, this trail is a great option for lapping Corral Trail as well.

Access Info

The lower end is accessed by riding up Powerline Rd from Columbine Trail (paved road). Look for the trailhead on the left after a swift descent on Powerline Rd that crosses an ephemeral creek. The upper end of Incense Cedar is accessed from the Corral Trail...between upper and lower Corral.

More Stats for Incense Cedar Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -290 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,469 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,791 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,760 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,469 ft
  • Grade
    -3.13%
  • Grade max
    -35.49%
  • Grade min
    34.397%
  • Distance climb
    3,039 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    882 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:37
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Status:
on Jul 16, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to incense-cedar-trail-23963 trailhead (38.871410, -119.962830)
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      Incense Cedar Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 10:07am
      Jul 16, 2019
      Jun 8, 2019 @ 10:43am
      Jun 8, 2019
      May 21, 2019 @ 8:34pm
      May 21, 2019
      downed tree removed on 15 May. All clear -- TAMBA
      May 4, 2019 @ 11:45am
      May 4, 2019
      Tree down blocking trail
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 12:46pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Dusty, Dry and fast. Good riding.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 213 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 265 rides
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      Photos

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      24 |
      May 5, 2019 @ 10:05am
      May 5, 2019
      82 |
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 7:20pm
      Oct 20, 2018

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag DrHog (Jul 21, 2015 at 20:29)
       Great trail for beginners and kids just learning how to rip turns--not too many rocks or roots. Grade is very gentle.
      [Reply]

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