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Level: Intermediate
Length: 16 mi (25.7 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +690/ -688 ft
Total: 66 riders

Mountain Biking Big Basin State Park

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#244 of 1,003 mountain bike trails in California
#3,091 in the world

Head up North China Grade Road at 303 left onto Middle fire road. 4.1left to stay on Middle fire road. 4.2 over gate 6.2 straight on middle fire road 6.6 right on Gazo Creek then right back onto Midldle fire road again 7.4 right on Hihn Hammond Road 8.6 check out over look Waddle Creek 9.8 continue straight 10.
3 turn left onto path 10.6 over gate and left at slpit 11.0 at parl headquarters left onto paved road 11.3 straight 12.2 through gate 12.4 cross bridge 13.5 cross that bridge 14.6 left onto HWY 236 16.2 DONE

First added by Juan_Gear on Jun 17, 2005. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Big Basin way out of Saratoga (HWY 9) which becomes Congress Springs Road just out of town. Cross Skyline Boulvard( about 6 miles) turn right on HWY 236.At the intrsection with China grade park along.
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  • abegold

    I climbed doubletracks until a singletrack about 4 miles into the climb appeared on my right. The descent was tight and fragrant thru trees and manzanita. Fun trail but I should have kept search as there's more trails to find.

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  • Juan_Gear

    great ride for noobs to push them self.

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