Martis Peak Lookout For Mountain Biking

The 53rd most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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Southeast of Truckee, the Martis Peak Lookout route is a 4 mile one-way trek.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Truckee, head south on SR267. Turn left 1/2 mile south of Brockway Summit on a dirt road and park here.

The mountain bike ride (4 mi./ 1650) is a steady climb on a good dirt road with a rewarding 360 degree panoramic view at the top from the old fire lookout. Follow the main road which is marked with orange diamonds (the road serves as a snowmobile and popular cross country skiing route, and these markers, often high in the tree, serve to guide them during the winter months).

Overall, Martis Peak Lookout is the 53rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Martis Peak Lookout including Flume Trail, Coldstream Canyon Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail, Sierra Canyon Trail, Verdi Peak Trail and Ellis Peak / Ellis LakeLower Lola Montez Trail.

Martis Peak Lookout Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Tahoe National Forest (916) 265-4531; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  High Country Inn (800) 862-1530 in Truckee, CA at Yuba headwaters

Luxury Loding:  Royal Gorge Resort (800) 500-3871

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Squeeze, Truckee

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/9/2016

ID:  5899

Martis Peak Lookout Mountain Biking Map


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