2 miles
Distance
132 ft
Climb
-168 ft
Descent
00:09:27
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    South Lake Tahoe
    , California
  • Ref Number
    #18E15
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    April-December
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #18353 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Railroad Grade Trail traverses a comstock-era railroad grade adjacent to Trout Creek and is an essentially flat, straight trail. It provides excellent access into the Corral network of trails, but is also an excellent trail for beginner single track riders. Local residents frequent this trail for dog walks so please be courteous.

Access Info

One trailhead is off the end of the dead-end street called Columbine Trail and the other end is on the gravel road called Powerline Rd.

More Stats for Railroad Grade Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -36 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,280 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,342 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,338 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,302 ft
  • Grade max
    -15.748%
  • Grade min
    21.203%
  • Distance climb
    2,480 ft
  • Distance down
    3,496 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,144 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:35
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Status:
on Oct 11, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Railroad Grade Trail Trail Reports

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      Oct 11, 2019 @ 3:09pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 10:05am
      Jul 6, 2019
      May 21, 2019 @ 8:39pm
      May 21, 2019
      A couple ephemeral wet spots, but otherwise dry and fun. -- TAMBA
      Apr 24, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Apr 24, 2019
      Small amount of rideable areas. Lots of snow.
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 12:46pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Dusty dry and fast good riding.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 340 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 481 rides
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