Divide / Butcher Ranch / Pauley Creek Trails For Dirt Biking
The 100th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in California.
Wednesday 10 August 2016 04:51 GMT
Northeast of Downieville in the Tahoe National Forest, there are several trails open to offroad motorcycle riding and horseback riding. Starting from Downieville, the moderate Second Divide Trail and Third Divide Trail form a 7 mile loop. From the intersection of the 2nd and 3rd Divide Trails, the Butcher Ranch Trail continues northeast for another 4 miles. The Pauley Creek Trail is a 3.5 mile side trail off the Butcher Creek Trail.
To reach the trailhead from Downieville at the post office, head east for 0.5 miles crossing the Downie River Bridge. Continue on the dirt road for 2.7 miles to the Second Divide Trailhead on the right.
Overall, Divide / Butcher Ranch / Pauley Creek Trails is the 100th most popular dirt bike trail of all 120 dirt biking rides in California. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Divide / Butcher Ranch / Pauley Creek Trails including Downie River OHV Trail, Chimney Rock Trail, Gold Valley ORV Trail, Deer Lake OHV Trail, Sierra Buttes OHV Trail and Craycroft Ridge OHV TrailFir Cap OHV Trail.