Biking/Hiking

Biking/Hiking information

June - Lost and Found Gravel Grinder Race

The Lost & Found course features a perfect blend of pavement, dirt road, gravel road and historic railroad grade happening on June 2, 2018. Racers must choose their weapon wisely (road bike, cross bike or mountain bike). The route is 100 miles with 7,000` of elevation gain and is 80% dirt. Also available are two shorter course options 30 miles and 60 miles.The BIG route starts at Lake Davis, located 15 minutes north of Portola, and takes racers on a rolling tour around the lake, up into the surrounding mountains, and then sends them through some of the most beautiful and empty alpine valleys California has to offer. Participants can choose to race or simply ride the route and take advantage of the quality aid stations. Racers and riders from around the world will be invited to lose themselves and find this two-wheeled paradise.
Location: Lake Davis
Phone: Greg Williams 530-613-2847

July- Graeagle Centuy Ride

The Graeagle Century Ride starts in Graeagle and offers an epic 100 mile loop through the "Lost Sierra" with two 50 mile loop ride options through the Sierra Valley and Mohawk Valley. Riders experience the scenic wonders of both Plumas and Sierra counties and are provided a well marked course, aid stations about every 20 miles, SAG/Safety vehicles on the course and a fajita BBQ with local craft beer at the end of the ride.
Location: Start of race - Graeagle

Mills Peak Lookout

Distance 6 miles, one way Effort: Moderate This trail along dirt roads in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area climbs from 6.500 to 7,340 feet to a lookout that offers vistas of Eastern Plumas County. Take Hwy 89 South to Gold Lake Highwayy to junction of Mills Peak Road #721/822. Bike 1.5 miles on county road #721 then turn north on county road #822 for 4.5 miles to the lookout.
Location: Gold Lake Basin

Lake Davis Loop

Distance 18 miles Effort: Easy This is a flat, easy loop around Lake Davis, 6 paved miles and 12 miles of gravel. Lake view vistas, bird and wildlife viewing and Jenkins sheep camp. From Hwy 70 in Portola, take West Street approximately 7 miles to the Lake Davis Dam and park at the information kiosk.
Location: Lake Davis