8.4 miles
Distance
551 ft
Climb
-1,292 ft
Descent
01:25:45
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    East Shore
    Incline Village, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-Nov (depending on snow)
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4386 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25757 in Trail Running
    • #31297 in Hiking

Only open to bikes on even calendar days, equestrians on odd days.

Disclaimer

Open to bikes on even calendar days, equestrians on odd days.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for TRT: Tahoe Meadows to Tunnel Creek Rd. bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -739 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,919 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,822 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,695 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,956 ft
  • Grade
    -1.7%
  • Grade max
    -39.7%
  • Grade min
    33%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,089 ft
  • Avg time
    01:25:45
  • Avg reverse time
    01:48:39
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on Jun 10, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (20 votes)
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      TRT: Tahoe... Trail Reports

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      Jun 10, 2022 @ 11:36pm
      Jun 10, 2022
      Many snow patches the first few miles. Some downed trees that had to be walked over.
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 7:03pm
      Jun 6, 2022
      some patches of snow for first 3 miles, rest is amazing
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      The Tahoe Meadows to Tunnel Creek TRT is made up of a high percent DG (decomposed granite), thus it drys out quickly. If you ride this east side...
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 7:31am
      Jul 2, 2021
      Super dry, blown out, Looks like late season but in early July. Still fun tho
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 4:49pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      Just a couple wet spots.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
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      • 895 rides
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      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      nv-northwest (Aug 29, 2019 at 22:36)
       This has been scientifically proven to be one of the best rides in the solar system.
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      • + 0
      Nathanwalker155 (Nov 13, 2019 at 17:40)
       On your bike Be ready for steep stair like rocky sections and advanced technical climbs.
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      • + 0
      SeattleDay80 (Jul 21, 2020 at 13:29)
       One of the best rides I've ever taken. Scenic. Beautiful. Worth the time and a must if you're in Reno / Tahoe.

      The start is on a beautiful Meadow and then you're taken into the timber. Uphill is tough and I walked in a few places but nothing daunting. When you get to the summit and begin the down hill it's one of the most scenic and beautiful rides ever. Don't be food... There is some gnarly technical stuff to deal with and a mix of sand and granite that you onky get in the Serria Nevadas.

      When you're in the forest it's nhce because the pine trees don't have low branches. Didn't have to duck once. Some very fun challenges mid ride that make you suck it up and take them on.

      Then when you hit the Flume road down you just send it. I got up to 30 MPH. NOT SAFE but YOLO.

      I will always remember the first time out here and want to do it again soon!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Jzwang (Aug 24, 2020 at 21:29)
       Super fun flowy trail. The beginning is a bit of uphill, but it starts to flow after the viewpoint. Lots of technical rocky stuff, some rock stairs that I ended up walking on the climbs. Also some great rocks you can launch off of (nothing too big). Finally downhill section is great, but watch out for the sandy bits. Overall a great trail!
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      • + 0
      Jadeeyes1113 (Nov 1, 2020 at 14:59)
       Nice views. Some nice flowy sections and a lot of hike a bike sections over/through large boulders. Good connector to chimney beach if you want to do a 20 mile scenic ride.
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      • + 0
      Dirtchick77 (Jun 11, 2021 at 13:26)
       So fun!!! Amazing views!
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      • + 0
      Dcbshred (2 days ago)
       Great ride!
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