2 miles
Distance
117 ft
Climb
-190 ft
Descent
00:09:30
Avg time

Lower Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Upper Bidwell Park
    Chico, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking

Lower Trail is often ridden out of the park at the end of a ride instead of Middle Trail due to less punchy climbs and more natural flow. This trail flows over and around natural rock features and can be ridden with speed. Most of this trail is flat, with the exception of a couple punchy climbs and a couple short rocky descents. Many hikers use this trail as well!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -73 ft
  • Altitude min
    316 ft
  • Altitude max
    424 ft
  • Altitude start
    424 ft
  • Altitude end
    351 ft
  • Grade max
    -20.638%
  • Grade min
    16.046%
  • Distance climb
    3,185 ft
  • Distance down
    4,280 ft
  • Distance flat
    730 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:09
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Status:
on Apr 26, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Lower Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 26, 2017 @ 12:07pm
Apr 26, 2017
Trails Open!
Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:58pm
Apr 18, 2017
Trails closed and wet.
Mar 29, 2017 @ 2:37pm
Mar 29, 2017
Trails Open!
Mar 22, 2017 @ 1:40pm
Mar 22, 2017
Park trails closed to bikes due to rain. Will reopen when dry.
Mar 8, 2017 @ 12:03pm
Mar 8, 2017
Park trails are open again. Dirt is prime right now.
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Oct 12, 2016 @ 5:12am
Oct 12, 2016
Lower Trail, California
110 |
Oct 24, 2013 @ 10:51am
Oct 24, 2013
Lower Trail, Chico

Routes with this trail

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Middle Lower Trail Loop
3 miles
The Sport Bump
8 miles

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Jack London DH w/New Lower Trail
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