14 miles
Distance
5,319 ft
Climb
-4,741 ft
Descent
01:24:15
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of North Yuba Trail

North Yuba Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Downieville
    Downieville, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring/Summer/Fall
  • Global Ranking
    #38862 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Tahoe National Forest

Tough little trail that goes from the campground up to Goodyear's Bar.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for North Yuba Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    578 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,316 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,828 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,320 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,898 ft
  • Grade
    0.775%
  • Grade max
    -82.316%
  • Grade min
    66.914%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,323 ft
  • Avg time
    01:24:15
  • Avg reverse time
    01:17:19
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Status:
on Sep 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to north-yuba-trail trailhead (39.512800, -120.977280)
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North Yuba Trail Trail Reports

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Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 1, 2018
Down tree and minor overgrowth.
Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 1, 2018
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:43pm
Sep 1, 2018
Major erosion (major ruts or slumping, large boulders and roots exposed due to erosion) huge washed out section of trail
Jun 8, 2018 @ 9:47am
Jun 8, 2018
We tried riding from the campground to Goodyear’s Bar - about 700m from GB the trail is washed away with a pretty sketchy scramble if you want...
Aug 15, 2017 @ 10:30pm
Aug 15, 2017
Narrow trail that hugs the hill. Nothing too technical other than a bit of a climb out of Downieville and narrowness of the trail.
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Photos

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3 |
Oct 15, 2018 @ 6:34pm
Oct 15, 2018
North Yuba Trail, Carlsbad
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Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 1, 2018
North Yuba Trail, Elk Grove
3 |
Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 1, 2018
North Yuba Trail, Elk Grove
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Sep 1, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 1, 2018
North Yuba Trail, Elk Grove

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag mtbingadventures (Sep 12, 2018 at 21:11)
 The west side of the trail needs major work and I was not able to get all the way through the trail. Found a place to bailout and get back to the road. This trail would be great if we can clean out all the brush and fix the wash out.
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