8.1 miles
Distance
1,434 ft
Climb
-1,828 ft
Descent
00:42:03
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of North Canyon Road Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

North Canyon Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    East Shore
    Incline Village, Nevada
  • AKA
    NF-038, Marlette Lake Road
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A four-mile forest service road starting at Spooner Lake, 7000 ft. and topping out at 8150 ft. The last half mile is the steepest. A common approach for accessing the Flume Trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for North Canyon Road mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -394 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,950 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,321 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,377 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,983 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.889%
  • Grade min
    48.543%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,051 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:03
  • Avg reverse time
    01:20:29
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Status:
on Jul 29, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      North Canyon Road Trail Reports

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      Jul 29, 2020 @ 9:48am
      Jul 29, 2020
      May 25, 2020 @ 10:11am
      May 25, 2020
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 1:13pm
      Jun 19, 2019
      Clear to the flume and just a few patches of snow if you’re heading to sunflower.
      Jun 10, 2019 @ 4:29pm
      Jun 10, 2019
      Snow now limited to the descent to Marlette Lake. Also some mostly minor drifts along the Flume Trail Road to the dam. I was able to make my way...
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 10:01am
      Jun 2, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 82 miles avg distance
      All
      • 25 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 24, 2021 @ 1:46pm
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      Aug 24, 2021 @ 1:46pm
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      Routes with this trail

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      Tahoe Rim & Flume Trail (IMBA Epic)
      24 miles
      Flume
      18 miles
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      19 miles
      TRT to Marlette Peak to Chimney
      20 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      JasonDank (Jun 20, 2017 at 15:46)
       Snow on saddle and marlette lake. Patchy, and one larger section that must be walked.
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      MTB - 40 Miles near Tahoe
      21:57 | 77 | Mar 9, 2021 , Incline Village
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