6 miles
Distance
634 ft
Climb
-2,483 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
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Silver Fork DH Details

  • Riding Area
    Kirkwood Mountain Resort
    Kirkwood, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #25242 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

The start of this trail isn't always maintained the best. But has been cleared in the last year. After the first 0.6 miles it clears out is regularly kept up. It is best done as a point to point. The trail gets steep in spots and have the second half has some technical rock gardens. There are also some exposed edges. Expect the trail to take around 35-60 minutes to ride.

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More Stats for Silver Fork DH bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,850 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,719 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,569 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,719 ft
  • Grade
    -6.047%
  • Grade max
    -53.04%
  • Grade min
    39.593%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,230 ft
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Status:
on Jun 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (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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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Silver Fork DH Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:28pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Cleaned up. Trees sawed out. Debris swept. Brush trimmed back. Go rip it
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:59pm
      Jun 2, 2018
      Trail not maintained as of 6/2/2018. Pine cones and fallen trees galore. Trail lacked technical features and should not be marked as a black diamond.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      94 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 3:53pm
      Nov 27, 2017
      Silver Fork DH, El Dorado Hills
      97 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 3:53pm
      Nov 27, 2017
      Silver Fork DH, El Dorado Hills

      Trail Lists

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag whoisadam (Jul 23, 2018 at 11:16)
       Fun raw trail. The beginning starts out on a bit of a fire road then narrows to single track. I posted a video of this trail in the VIDEO TAB. I would describe the trail as quite tame at times / pedally than all of a sudden it will get steep and loose with technical rocks gardens. Then back to pedally and boom technical. Thunder Mtn DH in my opinion is a more fun ride but this trail I feel has slightly harder rock gardens due to the loose nature of the trail and steepness at times. I definitely recommend this trail but if you only have time for 1 trail in the Kirkwood area ride Thunder Mtn DH.
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      MTN BIKE | SILVER FORK DH | Kirkwood, CA
      3:05 | 108 | Jul 25, 2018 , Kirkwood
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