2 miles
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-874 ft
Descent
00:08:41
Avg time
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Spring Cove Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Yosemite South Gate
    Bass Lake, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    March-November
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Spring Cove Trail intersects with Goat Mountain Trail at the only junction and can be descended as an alternative to the "Ninja" section of Goat. If you descend this way, you can pedal back along the road if you've parked at The Forks. Otherwise, it's a tough climb back up with a couple of technical sections. However, you'll be rewarded in kind by the flowy lower "Ninja" section of Goat.

If you are descending Spring Cove Trail, be aware as there are a handful of spots on the lower half where the trail crosses a fire road. The trail always starts back on your left side, so pay close attention to the tracks of those who have come before you.

Spring Cove is a great trail that can be used as part of a bigger ride in conjunction with Goat Mountain Trail and 007 by taking the road past Miller's Landing and crossing the dam.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spring Cove Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -850 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,390 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,240 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,390 ft
  • Grade
    -10.425%
  • Grade max
    -28.632%
  • Grade min
    10.676%
  • Distance climb
    545 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    276 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:41
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