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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#971 of 1,005 mountain bike trails in California
#32,097 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

First added by Jeff Barber on Jan 16, 2015. Last updated Apr 27, 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
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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