Mountain Biking Northern California
This trail travels through an extremely diverse forest: ponderosa pines, California black oaks, canyon live oaks, Douglas firs, dogwoods, California nutmegs, incense cedars, madrones, bays, big-leaf maples, tanbark oaks. You’ll ride beside many granitic boulders and outcroppings, ending with an impressive view of Feather Falls. This trail is extremely well built. It’s a bit too wide and smooth for my preferences, but perfect for riders in good physical condition who lack intermediate technical skills. Still, a class 3 climb awaits the more technically inclined at the end of the Upper Trail, and a class 4 descent to the overlook will challenge almost any rider. Highlights: Besides being an extremely well-built trail passing through a very diverse and beautiful forest, this leads you out to the fourth tallest waterfall in the United States.