Boggs SF Road 300

Lake County, California

Distance3.8mi
Elevation Gain1,208ft
Trailhead Elevation3,213ft
Top3,225ft
Elevation Min/Max2893/3225ft
Elevation Start/End3213/3212ft

Boggs SF Road 300

Boggs S.F. Road 300 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, California. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 3,213 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,208 feet. This trail connects with the following: Jethros Tr, Boggs State Forest Road 300, Bogg State Forest Road 200, Boggs S.F. Road 400, John's Trail, Boggs S.F. Road 600, Grizzly Trail, Boggs S.F. Road 100 and Game Trail.

Boggs S.F. Road 300 Professional Reviews and Guides

"The primary purpose of Boggs Mountain Demonstration Forest is not recreation but forestry for commercial purposes. But the folks who manage the place enthusiastically welcome outdoor activities so much that you’d think recreation was Boggs’ main objective. Among bikers, Boggs is known for its endless miles of pure, sweet, completely rideable single-track trails. Though not a huge chunk of land—it’s only 3,493 acres surrounded by private property—the network of single-tracks along with a few fire roads offer many ride configurations. Beginners as well as advanced riders will find lots of agreeable trails here. Collectively, the trails are, for the most part, mildly technical since conditions are semi- and hard-packed dirt with some exposed tree roots and loose bits of rock thrown in for good fun, of course. Aerobically, moderate endurance is required since there are a few strenuously steep but short sections. The 12.9-mile loop described here is a mixture of short ups and downs, giving you a generous taste of the kinds of single-tracks and fire roads in the forest. By all means, make up your own configurations. Most, but not all, trails and fire roads are signed."

"Since Boggs Mountain is so far away from major cities, you might want to camp here. No water is available, but the campground is in the middle of a ponderosa pine forest reminiscent of Yosemite Valley. All that’s missing is the river and the 3,000-foot vertical granite walls. Unless you happen to arrive on a weekend when a bike race is scheduled or during deer-hunting season, you won’t see many people, and might even have the place to yourself. But you still need to be alert for other users, and to yield the right-of-way to them when you meet them. This area doesn’t have fantastic views, but it does feature miles of slightly to moderately technical narrow singletracks meandering up and down and back and forth through dense forests. Highlights: Miles of wonderful singletrack—much of it seldom traveled—through forests of ponderosa pines, California black oaks, Douglas firs, dogwoods, maples, and wildflowers. This is a great place to get away from people. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the singletracks."

Boggs S.F. Road 300 Reviews

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9/21/2009
Great spot - best route is a figure 8-loop starting at the kiosk. You can hit 80% of the single track that way. A little dusty in the summer but a rare gem.
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Trail Information

Lake County
Nearby City
Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest
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USGS Whispering Pines (trails not shown)
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Aug 2018