3 miles
Distance
463 ft
Climb
-995 ft
Descent
00:20:34
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Scotts Flat Trail
  • Forest Trails Alliance
    Builder
  • USFS
    USFS
    Land Manager

Scotts Flat Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Nevada City
    Nevada City, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all season
  • Global Ranking

Pretty fun trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Scotts Flat Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -532 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,198 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,778 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,730 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,198 ft
  • Grade
    -3.158%
  • Grade max
    -46.258%
  • Grade min
    33.14%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,051 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:31
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (16 votes)

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Scotts Flat Trail Trail Reports

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Aug 18, 2017 @ 1:51pm
Aug 18, 2017
Jul 2, 2017 @ 6:09pm
Jul 2, 2017
The deep mud is still there shortly before the road crossing. It will surprise you!
Jun 24, 2017 @ 5:43pm
Jun 24, 2017
Still a small patch of deep mud near the bottom.
May 29, 2017 @ 7:38pm
May 29, 2017
Still a bit muddy right before you hit Scott's Flat Rd. The first left banked turn on the steep section is totally blown out on the exit. If...
Apr 5, 2017 @ 6:52am
Apr 5, 2017
Muddy sections on lower trail
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag skatekid3 (Dec 1, 2015 at 13:41)
 Look out for first couple of berms they get very powdery in the summer.
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  • + 2
flag DrHog (Jul 26, 2016 at 1:26)
 I ride a lot of miles, and this was as much fun as I've had on a trail in a long time, reminiscent of some of the great trails in South Tahoe. Well built and maintained with great flow. Thanks, Forest Trails Alliance!
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