Level: Intermediate
Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: -
Total: 37 riders

Mountain Biking JT Howell

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#275 of 987 mountain bike trails in California
#3355 in the world

Tight, narrow and trecherous. These trails have it all. Some parts are fast some parts are brutal but it's 100% good ridding. One note: I would ride hitler alone the first time!

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
From the end of bay hills drive take Scettrini fire road north watch for a single track on the right about .25 Mi. in this is Hitler. Continue on Hitler till it comes back to the fire road. Cross the fire road and you will find the Aquinas trail head wich leads to J.T. Howel. This trail ends at gold hill fire rd.
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  • Joe Acampora

    the point of this website is so people can find trails, I'll find yours and you can go to wherever I'm from and ride mine.

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  • jrsnot

    Fun and technical single tracks off the main fire road.

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  • abegold

    Several spots on this trail require you to DUCK! The pruining of the vegetation is kept to a minimum so many low branches. Lots of shade, views of the SF bay and tight and twisty in spots.

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  • dan908

    This is a really commonly ridden trail. There is not parking at the end of the road from the north side, so if you want to ride dirt the whole time start at the civic center and take the fire road up at village circle dr.

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