6.3 miles
Distance
481 ft
Climb
-107 ft
Descent
00:51:01
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Incline Flume Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    East Shore
    Incline Village, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May - November
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4496 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #11550 in Trail Running
    • #152 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 25 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    USFS

Gentle beginner trail that meanders at near constant elevation above Incline Village. There are a small handful of short technical or exposed sections, but nothing that can't easily be walked. If you can ride the Marlette Flume trail, you'll be comfortable here. The trail is busy near the Mt. Rose Highway trail-head, so please be courteous.

This trail was completely realigned and improved in 2017/2018 through a joint effort between the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, and the US Forest Service.

Access Info

Access the north end of the trail from Mt. Rose Highway (SR 431) about one third of a mile uphill from the sweeping left hand 180 degree turn that supports the prominent overlook of Lake Tahoe. Although there are a couple parking spots on the south side of the highway at the trailhead, it is easiest to park on the north side about 100 ft. above the trailhead.

The south end of the trail is on Tunnel Creek Road. This steep and loose gravel road is only open to authorized vehicles.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Incline Flume Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    374 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,351 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,740 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,354 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,726 ft
  • Grade
    1.1%
  • Grade max
    -8.7%
  • Grade min
    30.1%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:51:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:51:28
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on Nov 4, 2023
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Avg: 4.4 (13 votes)
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      Incline Flume Trail Trail Reports

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      Nov 4, 2023 @ 1:25pm
      Nov 4, 2023
      Jul 26, 2023 @ 10:37am
      Jul 26, 2023
      Afternoon ride down TRT to incline flume. Beautiful. all clear
      Jul 6, 2023 @ 11:15pm
      Jul 6, 2023
      First 1.25 miles from Tahoe Meadows is still mainly covered in snow, give it a week or two for more melt.
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 4:02pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 9:36am
      Aug 22, 2022
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