Old Emigrant Trail For Mountain Biking

The 52nd most popular mountain bike trail in California.

Just west of Truckee, The Old Emigrant Trail leads to Donner Peak at 8000. This 18.5 mile mountain bike route combines jeep roads and singletrack through scenic high country. The trailhead is located west of Truckee off US80 in Donner Memorial State Park.

Overall, Old Emigrant Trail is the 52nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California.


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

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

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 http://www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  5900


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