Northstar Mountain Bike Park

The 122nd most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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Between Kings Beach and Truckee, the Northstar Mountain Bike Park has a range of trails open to mountain biking. There are 52 trails totalling over 100 miles. The lifts provide access to 1,100 feet of vertical descent.

To reach Northstar from Truckee, follow US267 south towards Kings Beach.

Better known for the snowboarding, this area is not known for its nightlife. Best bets are in Tahoe City (Pierce Street Annex, Pete & Peters, Naughty Dog) or Truckee (Tahoe Taps or Tourist Club).

Overall, Northstar Mountain Bike Park is the 122nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Northstar Mountain Bike Park including Flume Trail, Coldstream Canyon Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail, Sierra Canyon Trail, Verdi Peak Trail and Ellis Peak / Ellis LakeLower Lola Montez Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Northstar (800) GO-NORTH; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Recommended Map:  "Lake Tahoe" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pepper Tree Inn, Tahoe City (800) 624-8590; Mayfield House B&B, Tahoe City; Holiday Inn Express, Truckee

Luxury Loding:  The Truckee Hotel

Breakfast Restaurant:  Rosies Cafe, Tahoe City; The Squeeze, Truckee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.265, -120.1248

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  7/7/2016

ID:  22558


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