China Camp

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4.00 out of 5
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Beginner
12
miles

Singletrack
↑ 2,900 ft
↓ 2,900 ft
170
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
This is a good one to take your friends who are new to mountain biking on, or to get in a quick after-work ride. Even though this is a good beginner trail, there is still some fun to be had for the hardcore riders. Not much to else to say, except this is about the only leagal (public) singletrack in Marin.
added by Guest September 8, 2003
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (33)
 


December 30, 2014
 
Review: Perfect for beginners and XC bikes.

You can really practice your skills on this trail.

A lots of free parking is also great.

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December 15, 2014
 
Review: This is another easy/medium difficult/short/longer/uphill/downhill combo trail. Mostly fireroad that is crowded w/hikers on wknds so try to go on a weekday. It can be as easy or difficult as u want really. Most challenging perhaps is the climb after u leave the beach. If u have kids the most challenging is the same descent which is steep, fast and rocky. A couple of side trails 1 can take besides the straight shot to the beach. Best is the climb towards Marincello which is up and behind the horse stables. A different world up there.

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October 11, 2014
 
Review: Nice trail but really limited. This is really just two trails that link in a loop. The Bay View Trail is really good but short. Shoreline trail is just a beginner trail. Lots of hikers so be courteous since this is pretty much all they've got.

Similar Trail: Backbone

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October 7, 2014
 
Review: Perfect trail for beginners. Nothing too tight or rocky or uphill or downhill but still enough for a more experienced biker to have a bit of fun.

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June 21, 2014
 
Review: My favorite trail of all time here in Bay Area especially my mountain bike skill is novice.

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June 14, 2014
 
Review: Beginner/Intermediate Trail, Starting from parking area going CCW its a switchback climb, followed by a ridge ride to the far end of the loop dropping down to a larger trail that parallels the road. Several spots to shorten route with drops to the trail along the road. Bottom section is HEAVILY used by day use hikers families etc. Top of trail along ridge is almost all MTB. Very scenic, nice place to take a beginner as long as you stay on bottom section and just do an out and back. You can enter this trail system from either end of the loop easily.

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March 7, 2014
 
Review: Beginner single track but very fun! great for those who want a good 1 hour or less workout. Want a little more cardio ride it clockwise.

Similar Trail: Coastal to Tam

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December 14, 2013
 
Review: Favorite spot for a quick morning ride. Great trails really great views. Great for beginners and intermediate riders alike.

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November 10, 2013
 
Review: Great trail for newbies - hills are moderate but still present, and downhill is very flowy. Some routes start with a 3 mile climb of about 700 ft, and then have a flowly hour long descent with smooth double track through a forest. Lots of animals too. Not technical, but a great relaxing ride, or trip with beginners.

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August 24, 2013
 
Review: Nice flowy trail. The first two miles is an easy climb on switchbacks up the mountain then a fun decent into a good flow of up and down. A good portion of the trail is actually double track. Killer views. Too easy to get off the trail onto a fire road... or maybe it was just me! A lot like Forest Hill in Auburn Ca.

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China Camp MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 33 ratings. 33 user reviews.
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