biking is a favorite pursuit for many visitors
to Plumas County. The surrounding forest land
provides many miles of biking opportunities,
including abandoned logging roads, trails and
some backcountry roads, offering a good
cross-section of terrain and topography.
a free copy of the Plumas County
Mountain Bike Trail Guide, which details
some of the area’s best forest routes and
other trails - Click on image to the left.
Plumas-Sierra Bicycle Club hosts rides
throughout the county on both paved and unpaved
roads. Visitors are welcome! Be sure to
check out their
The Central Plumas area boasts a newly rehabilitated single track
loop just over Bucks Summit on the way to Bucks Lake, west of Quincy. Snake
Lake, also off Bucks Lake Road, is home to a scenic, moderate loop on dirt
roads. A number of moderate loop options are available just outside of Quincy
off Chandler Road in an area known locally as "South Park." Here, the Cascade
Trail follows the banks of a creek.
The 13-mile single track trail around Little Grass Valley Reservoir, near La Porte, is a popular route.
The Almanor Basin area in the north end of the county features a
paved route that follows the west shore of Lake Almanor. Another flat loop trail
suited for families that follows the upper reaches of Lake Almanor as well as a
creek. West of Highway 89, a forest service road leading to Humboldt Summit and
Humbug Valley also is a popular ride.