2.9 miles
Distance
782 ft
Climb
-877 ft
Descent
00:34:09
Avg time
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Shakota Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lake Mendocino
    Ukiah, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #59576 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24466 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

About 3 mi of single track along the Northwest side of the lake.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Shakota Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -95 ft
  • Altitude min
    779 ft
  • Altitude max
    893 ft
  • Altitude start
    874 ft
  • Altitude end
    779 ft
  • Grade
    -0.627%
  • Grade max
    -36.86%
  • Grade min
    37.854%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    614 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:09
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Status:
on May 5, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 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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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Shakota Trail Trail Reports

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      May 5, 2021 @ 7:56am
      May 5, 2021
      Feb 13, 2021 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 13, 2021
      reporter Ton of trees were down following storm from two weeks ago. Most has been cleared. There is still a couple places where you have to duck under or...
      May 4, 2020 @ 10:00am
      May 4, 2020
      Feb 15, 2020 @ 10:16am
      Feb 15, 2020
      Great shape. Riding well. Go for a ride.
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 9:41am
      Oct 27, 2019
      Lots of acorn marbles and windfall on the trail. Very Dry, be careful ou there.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 11 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 71 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      41 |
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 10:46am
      Aug 24, 2019
      84 |
      Jul 15, 2018 @ 8:54am
      Jul 15, 2018
      78 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 11:12am
      Jun 2, 2018
      78 |
      May 30, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      May 30, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Mendocino Lake Loop
      17 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Teluurs (Sep 27, 2020 at 7:03)
       Great Hike!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Chasebeck734 (Sep 26, 2021 at 11:08)
       Most popular trail at lake mendo. Fun and flowy both directions. Easy ride with good views of the lake (puddle as of September 2021). Be sure to stop at the old winery and look at it, or don’t idc. Everyone rides and hikes along this side
      [Reply]

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