Length: 4 mi (6.4 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +35/ -313 ft
Total: 6 riders

Mountain Biking Emerald Canyon (Road)

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#441 of 1,003 mountain bike trails in California
#5,305 in the world

Starting from the top on Bommer Ridge (trail marker #4), after a mile on the descending ridge, you arrive on the canyon bottom (also where the singletrack Old Emerald Trail branches left). The next 1.5 miles of travel down-canyon is along a more moderate grade. At 4.2 miles the trail bends sharply downward to gate 13 at the bottom.

First added by swerverider on Jun 7, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 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
North end = trail marker post #4 on Bommer Ridge
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  • swerverider

    UPDATE: As of July 2014 the full length of Emerald Canyon has been reopened

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  • swerverider

    UPDATE: As of Feb 1st 2014, work has begun on clearing vegetation along the currently closed section of Emerald Canyon Road. A new 15,000 lb fiberglass bridge will be built/installed in the coming weeks over the washed out section of trail

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