Mount St. Helena Trail For Mountain Biking

The 45th most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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Northeast of Calistoga in the Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, the Mount St. Helena Trail is 11.6 mile round-trip mountain biking trip to Mount St. Helena (4,343) along a fireroad west of the parking area. This packed dirt fire road lined with madrona and pine offers stunning vista after vista down the Napa Valley and vineyards. On a clear day, its been told that one can see into San Fran. If this heart pounding climb isn t enough, on the way back try the side trail up South Peak, or check out the two other fire roads in the Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Calistoga, head northeast on SR29 from 7.6 miles to the small Robert Louis Stevenson State Park parking area.

Continue west up SR29 for 300 feet to reach the beginning of the fire road and the trail on the left. Head up the fireroad for 5.8 miles to the summit. If this heart pounding climb isnt enough, on the way back try the side trail up South Peak.

Overall, Mount St. Helena Trail is the 45th most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Mount St. Helena Trail including Oat Hill Mine Trail, Las Posades / Pacific Union College Trails, Skyline Park, Annadel State Park and Boggs Mountain State Forest.

Mountain Biking In Napa

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Local Contact(s):  Robert Louis Stevenson State Park (707) 942-4575; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Napa Visitors (800) 428-5612; St. Helena Cyclery (707) 963-7736; Palisades Mountain Sport, Calistoga (707) 942-9687.

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

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Napa Valley State Park CG (707) 942-4575

Luxury Loding:  Golden Haven Hot Springs, Calistoga (707) 942-6793

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Spot, St. Helena; Beulahs, Middletown

Reference Source:  click here http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=472

GPS:  38.65513, -122.59608

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  8/12/2016

ID:  5882

Mount St. Helena Trail Mountain Biking Map

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