Length: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 0 riders

Mountain Biking Ellis Peak Motorcycle Trail

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#973 of 987 mountain bike trails in California
#12383 in the world

This is the only hiking/biking/equestrian trail on the Truckee Ranger District that is open to motorcycles. It is not suitable for ATVs (3 or 4 wheelers). This moderately difficult trail is 2.5 miles long and provides spectacular vistas of Lake Tahoe, Desolation Valley and Loon Lake. Trail provides access to Ellis Peak and Miller Lake. source: fs.usda.gov

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
Take Highway 89 South from Tahoe City four miles to Blackwood Canyon Road and turn west. Continue up Blackwood Canyon to Barker Pass Road. Ellis Peak trail is on the left 50 feet beyond the end of the paved road.
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