Hit the Trails of the Bay Area!

Explore the many off-road biking area of the San Francisco Bay Area with this handy guidebook. Despite its large population, the Bay Area offers a wealth of hidden trails for mountain bikers to experience, all within easy distance from major cities within the region. From Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa in the north to Henry Coe State Park in Gilroy in the south, from Wilder Ranch along the coast to Morgan Territory, located in the shadow of Mt. Diablo, the Bay Area has innumerable places to ride.
  • Ride on the spectacular ridges of Mt. Tamalpais, the birthplace of the mountain bike.
  • Experience the challenge and excitement of the gnarly single-track in El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve.
  • View the wildlife along the bay shores at Coyote Hills.
  • See the panoramic vistas of the entire San Francisco Bay from Angel Island State Park.
  • Visit waterfalls at Berry Creek in Big Basin and at Five Finger Falls in the Forest of Nisene Marks.
  • Experience the remoteness of Morgan Territory in Livermore.
  • Challenge yourself in the hills of Mt. Diablo.
  • Ride along the pacific shoreline in Santa Cruz at Wilder Ranch.
This, the second edition of Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails previews 45 individual rides 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.

Donít wait any longer.
Get on your mountain bike, put on your helmet,
and head for the hills!

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