Truckee Mountain Biking

Truckee Mountain Biking is great family fun and terrific exercise!

Biking can be done on:

This page will cover the Truckee Mountain Biking on Dirt Trails and Mountain Biking Parks in the Truckee area! Additional information will be added as I run into it.

Truckee Mountain Biking

Where to get your Bike Gear in Truckee

Looking at the list of the Truckee Sporting Good Stores, the following places are the best bets for Bike Gear or Bike Rentals in Truckee:

  • The Back Country

  • Cyclepaths

  • Paco's Truckee Bike & Ski

Truckee Mountain Bike Parks

  • Northstar Mountain Bike Park 

Check out Northstar's summer trail's report for all the details on what trails are open and the difficulty level of each trail! Some trails can also be used for hiking.

Here are a couple of video's from Northstar:

1) Northstar-At-Tahoe offers lift access mountain biking for all ages and abilities. Rentals and mountain tours are available. Below is a Northstar Bike Park Review

2) Livewire is Northstar Resort's signature trail featuring lots of smooth jumps and berms with a full irrigation system that keeps the dust down and makes the dirt nice and tacky.

Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Parks

Kirkwood Mountain Bike Park 

The Kirkwood Mountain Bike Park is accessible via Chairlifts 1 and 2 on weekends. The network of roads and single track lead you through spectacular terrain high in the Sierra. Advanced riders looking for a challenging cross country ride should check out the Sentinels Trail, intermediate riders should try the Robey Wolfe trail.

Dirt Bike Trails in Truckee and Lake Tahoe

Here is a list of the Truckee Dirt Trails where you can have a great ride! (includes some Lake Tahoe Trails - additional details/maps will be provided on each trail):

  • Coldstream Valley

  • Commemorative Overland Emigrant Trail (Emigrant Trail)

  • Donner Lake Rim Trail

  • Glenshire Lake Trail

  • Hole in the Ground

  • Kyburz Flat

  • Martis Creek Trails

  • Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

  • Sawtooth Trail

  • Tahoe Donner Trails

  • Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT)

  • The Flume Trail

  • Truckee River Legacy Trail

  • Waddle Ranch Trail System (WRTS)

  • Watson Lake

Be Safe - Carry an Emergency Kit with You!

In the Truckee and Lake Tahoe area, anytime you venture outdoors, it is best to be safe, and be prepared for the unexpected!

You can find ready made Emergency Kit, perfect for camping, backpacking, and biking. They make Freeze Dried/Dehydrated Outdoor Food perfect for Backpacking with a 7 year shelf life, and survival kits include many of the emergency preparedness supplies that you will need.

Truckee Bike Trail Organizations

Truckee Biking Maps

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