North Lake Tahoe Bike Trails

North Lake Tahoe Mountain Biking

Lake Tahoe biking trails offer breathtaking scenery and an adrenaline rush like you have never experienced before! Beginners can enjoy easy cross country trail rides, while advanced riders get a thrill out of technical downhill runs. The Flume Trail mountain bike trail is outstanding with easy to moderate terrain and incredible views. The ride up to Watson Lake is fairly secluded and offers a great workout. If you are looking for bike rentals and services, check out Northstar Mountain Bike Park Center, which is also a great resource for excellent North Lake Tahoe bike trails. Quench your thirst for adventure by exploring some of the many Lake Tahoe biking trails!

Distance: 13.4 miles round trip Elevation Change: 7000 ft. to 7760 ft. Hiking Watson Lake Trail: Casual hikers love Watson Lake for it’s beauty and seclusion. It is a perfect site for a picnic and swim with gorgeous views, wildflowers, and small... More Details

Technical Level: Beginner Mountain Bikers and Hikers Elevation Gain: Around 1,700′ The Ride: 15 miles one way (trail loops back) Location: Truckee, CA Season: Late Spring/Summer This is Truckee’s most popular mountain biking trail, but is... More Details

Technical Level: Beginner to Intermediate Elevation Gain: Around 1000 ft Length: 14 miles with a shuttle or 30+ miles loop Location: Lake Tahoe East Shore Season: Summer For an easy to moderate mountain biking experience, hit the Flume Trail on the east... More Details

Length: 1 mile loop Terrain: flat dirt trail Nestled among alpine peaks of Truckee, the Glenshire Lake loop is relaxing and simple to navigate, making it perfect for families with young children. This area has lots of gently rolling hills and gorgeous... More Details

Northstar Mountain Bike Park center has everything you need for an exciting summer mountain and road biking adventures. They offer everything from beginner to advanced cross country and downhill mountain biking trails, lift-access, bike rentals and bike... More Details

Length: 9 mile loop Elevation Gain: 500 feet Terrain: single-track, smooth dirt, some scree deposits This adventure takes mountain bikers, runners, and day-hikers along the ridge between Squaw Valley and Northstar ski resorts. Many Truckee local’s... More Details

Winter at Tahoe XC Discover serene meadow trails, challenging hills, and a few thrilling downhill areas at Tahoe XC in Tahoe City. The setting is ideal for cross country skiers and snowshoeing enthusiasts of all abilities. Its 22 trails, spanning more... More Details