Grouse Ridge For Mountain Biking

The 106th most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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Southeast of Nevada City, the Grouse Ridge Trail is an 8 mile mountain bike route.

To reach mountain biking at the southern Eagle Lakes trailhead from US80, use the Eagle Lakes Exit. Proceed north past NFS Indian Springs Campground. Continue as far as the vehicle will go. A 4WD is required to reach the Eagle Lakes parking area.

From Eagle Lakes, the trail heads north to Sawmill Lake. Note: then northern end of the trail crosses the spillway dam at Sawmill Lake which may be impassible due to high water in Canyon Creek.

Overall, Grouse Ridge is the 106th most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Grouse Ridge including Downieville Downhill, Bullards Bar Loop Trail, South Yuba Loop, North Yuba Trail, Dixie Mountain Route and Homer Lake RideSummit / Bucks Creek Loop Trail.

Grouse Ridge Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Tahoe National Forest (530) 265-4531; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Coyote Adventure Company, Nevada City (530) 265-6909.

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Indian Springs Campground; NFS Grouse Ridge Campground

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  5/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  17449

Grouse Ridge Mountain Biking Map


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