2 miles
Distance
180 ft
Climb
-613 ft
Descent
00:22:01
Avg time

Taxi Cab Details

  • Riding Area
    Nevada City
    Nevada City, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all season
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4713 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fun and beautiful legacy trail. Mostly about 4" wide. Great views back to Nevada City. Mind the star thistle

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Taxi Cab bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -432 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,007 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,439 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,439 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,007 ft
  • Grade
    -5.268%
  • Grade max
    -39.425%
  • Grade min
    32.085%
  • Distance climb
    2,195 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    369 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:08
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Status:
on Jan 31, 2018
Wet
Avg: 5 (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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Taxi Cab Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 31, 2018 @ 1:12pm
      Jan 31, 2018
      A few muddy areas, but otherwise pretty good.
      Dec 15, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Dec 15, 2017
      Overall a great trail. A couple of muddy spots and a few tight areas.
      Aug 9, 2016 @ 9:14am
      Aug 9, 2016
      Dry & slightly overgrown with Star Thistle, but still rideable.
      May 28, 2016 @ 9:59am
      May 28, 2016
      Taxicab needs to be trimmed back and rebenched of course, otherwise all good!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 55 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 404 rides
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      Photos

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      64 |
      Dec 13, 2018 @ 7:51pm
      Dec 13, 2018
      Taxi Cab, Nevada City
      33 |
      Dec 13, 2018 @ 7:46pm
      Dec 13, 2018
      Taxi Cab, Nevada City
      186 |
      Jul 13, 2012 @ 7:15pm
      Jul 13, 2012
      Taxi Cab, Grass Valley

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      Yellow Taxi Cab
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