Jackson State Forest For Mountain Biking

The 62nd most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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Southeast of Fort Bragg in Mendocino County, the 50,000 acre Jackson State Forest has miles of singletrack and doubletrack through lush coastal and inland forests. Narrow trails lead to summits overlooking ocean coves followed by descents into lush fern covered watersheds.

To reach mountain biking at the nearest trailhead from Fort Bragg, head south on US1 to SR20. Turn left heading east on SR20 for 2.3 miles to Gravel Pit Road. Turn right heading south on Gravel Pit Road for 0.1 miles to Gate 400. Note, there is no trailhead parking.

Overall, Jackson State Forest is the 62nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California.

Jackson State Forest near Ft Bragg (CA/US)

Jackson State Forest near Ft Bragg (CA/US)

Jackson State Forest Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Fort Brag Cyclery (707) 964-3509; Mendocino Mountain Bike Tours (707) 937-3069; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Fort Bragg Cyclery.

Recommended Book:  "Northern California Mountain Biking" from Ann Marie Brown

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Mendocino Hote (707) 937-0511; North Cliff Hotel, Fort Bragg (707) 962-2500.

Breakfast Restaurant:  Bay View Cafe, Mendocino; Headlands Coffeehouse

Reference Source:  click here http://www.jacksonforest.com/

GPS:  39.41333, -123.76851

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  8/2/2016

ID:  5870

Jackson State Forest Mountain Biking Map


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