7 miles
Distance
470 ft
Climb
-3,887 ft
Descent
01:37:51
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ophir Creek Trail

Ophir Creek Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Rose
    Reno, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    Summer, Fall
  • Global Ranking
    #33185 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Humboldt Toyabe National Forest

Infrequently ridden trail that drops from Tahoe Meadows down to Davis Creek Park in Washoe Valley. Watch for uphill hikers.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ophir Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,418 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,120 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,601 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,538 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,120 ft
  • Grade
    -8.905%
  • Grade max
    -43.982%
  • Grade min
    23.497%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    551 ft
  • Avg time
    01:37:51
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Status:
on Nov 7, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ophir-creek-trail trailhead (39.299270, -119.914120)
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Ophir Creek Trail Trail Reports

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Nov 7, 2018 @ 10:58am
Nov 7, 2018
Such a GREAT trail. Not sure why it's seen so little activity. There are a few rideable hike a bike sections depending on how nimble/fit you're...
Nov 17, 2017 @ 8:15am
Nov 17, 2017
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Sep 3, 2017 @ 6:19pm
Sep 3, 2017
Fun trail and super super chunky at the moment. Large washes have made the trail even more technical and some sections of the trail are under...
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Nov 20, 2018 @ 9:57pm
Nov 20, 2018
Ophir Creek Trail, Elk Grove

4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag WilliamR2010 (Aug 13, 2017 at 11:31)
 Very tough trail for biking. Large portions are basically unmanageable if you start from the base and ride uphill.
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  • + 1
flag dvcpinkbike (Jun 24, 2018 at 8:46)
 Sign at start says bikes NOT recommended and not sure why. Trail starts with nice flow followed by chunky descents. Gets sandy in middle with a couple of sandy climbs. The creek section is hairy, virtually unrideable unless you’re hairier than it. Bottom half continues flowy and dumps into the park. Worth doing, best to have someone deop you at TRT/Rose trailhead, then pick up at Davis Creek Park.
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  • + 1
flag WillieB (Nov 18, 2018 at 10:33)
 Agree that this trail had just enough fun to counteract the crappy. The "creek" section is stupid though and could use a reroute. Few other sections of trail just need some time with a rake to remove pinecones and loose rock, but in general I enjoyed most of it. Message me if anyone ever wants to work on this thing...I'd be interested!
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  • + 1
flag mtbingadventures (Nov 19, 2018 at 10:27)
 This was a great trail. I am happy to be able to put this on my YouTube channel. I think more people need to get out there and check this out.
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