Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails Guide Book

by Conrad Boisvert (Penngrove Publications)
Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails  by Conrad Boisvert

160pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0962169463

This, the second edition of Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails, describes 45 individual ride routes, many of them totally new or modified from rides previously described in the first edition. Detailed maps, elevation profiles, photos, and carefully-prepared route descriptions allow you to carefully select the appropriate ride and make it easy to follow the route. Don't wait any longer. Get on your mountain bike, put on your helmet, and head for the hills.

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Trails from the "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 45.
... Preview: Alpine Road is a smooth road with a wide bike lane, leading through beautiful Portola Valley, favored by the many cyclists and equestrians usually found here on weekends. A relatively little-known ro ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Portola Valley, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: One of the most unusual —and certainly one of the most pleasantly situated —state parks in California is Angel Island State Park .Located in San Francisco Bay, Angel Island has had a long and varied h ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
San Francisco, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Road Biking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: About 60 miles north of San Francisco and just outside of Santa Rosa lies one of the most popular mountain bike destinations in the North Bay. Annadel State Park, encompassing some 5,000 acres of redw ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Santa Rosa, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: This mountain bike ride covers 20 miles of trails and completely traverses Anthony Chabot Regional Park, located near San Leandro. The route begins at one of the rear accesses into the park, the MacD ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
San Leandro, CA - Fishing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: With its relatively small hills and with trails that alternate between single-track and fire road, and with its close proximity to Palo Alto, Arastradero Preserve is an ideal place for the beginner mo ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Palo Alto, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Heavy logging of the majestic redwood trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains has taken away most of the old-growth specimens. Some remain however, and the younger second-growth trees are gradually reclaimi ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Saratoga, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: While the Bay Area is not particularly well-known for its abundance of waterfalls, Berry Creek Falls in Big Basin Redwoods State Park is an example of one that is as spectacular as any. Many people vi ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Davenport, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: Running roughly parallel to Highway 1 in a north-south direction, the Bolinas Ridge trail skirts along the top of the inland mountain range stretching from Bolinas north to Olema, near Point Reyes. E ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Olema, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 27
... Preview: This ride consists of a general tour of Briones Park, following the crests high above and around the park whenever possible. Stunning views of the distant countryside in all directions add to the gra ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Lafayette, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Somewhat isolated from most Bay Area cities, yet only one hour south of San Francisco on Highway 1,Butano has retained its charm as a quiet getaway for campers and hikers, as well as for mountain bike ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Pescadero, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: In the late 1800’s, Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco suffered many indignations caused by the prejudice that was prevalent there at that time. Many of them relocated across the bay to Marin ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
San Rafael, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Home to Ohlone Indians for over 2,000 years, Coyote Hills is today a unique place to experience the wetlands of San Francisco Bay. Crossed with a network of hiking and biking trails, the grassy hills ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Newark, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: Car drivers cruising on a weekend morning along Skyline Boulevard above Woodside must wonder what is going on when they drive past Skegg’s Point overlook. This is the time of peak activity for mountai ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Woodside, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Contemporary living in the fast-paced Silicon Valley often leaves little time for recreational pursuits. Most of the best mountain biking areas are located too distant to permit a quick after-work rid ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Cupertino, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: In the foothills of Mount Hamilton, just a short distance form central San Jose, lies the former Grant Ranch offers challenging mountain biking along wide fire roads through pastures populated with gr ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
San Jose, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: About 12 miles east of Morgan Hill in Southern Santa Clara County lies Henry Coe State Park, one of the largest and most remote of all the parks in the Bay Area. Its remoteness is also part of its my ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Morgan Hill, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Henry Coe State Park lies about 12 miles east of Morgan Hill and Gilroy in the southernmost part of Santa Clara County. The former operating ranch of Henry Coe, the park today is one of the largest st ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Gilroy, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: While this ride through Henry Cowell Park is rated as an easy one, there is one sizable hill that cannot be taken for granted. Nevertheless, the ride is short and on the whole, quite flat. Just with ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Santa Cruz, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The Golden Gate National Recreation Area includes what is more commonly known as the Marin Headlands. The hills of the headlands, easily seen on the west side of Highway 101 across the bridge from the ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
San Francisco, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 24
... Preview: The upper Stevens Creek watershed, form the grassy slopes of Monte Bello Ridge to the brush and oak-covered woodlands below, comprises the Monte Bello Open Space Preserve. Canyon trails climbs steadi ... From the guidebook "Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails"
Cupertino, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17