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Mountain biking in California is one of the best ways to explore more of this area of United States of America. To help you experience the best the region has to offer, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain bike routes to bring you the top 20. Just click on any of the routes below to browse real tips and photos shared by other members of Komoot’s mountain biking community, to see what they liked most about these Tours—and to find the perfect mountain bike route for your next ride.

Difficult
03:09
18.1 mi
Difficult
04:07
22.8 mi
Intermediate
02:40
15.8 mi
Intermediate
02:51
19.7 mi
Intermediate
03:45
22.2 mi
Intermediate
01:28
9.16 mi
Intermediate
02:23
16.9 mi
Intermediate
01:49
10.5 mi
Intermediate
02:29
18.1 mi
Intermediate
03:49
27.5 mi
Intermediate
02:17
15.9 mi
Intermediate
01:14
11.3 mi
Intermediate
02:44
16.8 mi
Intermediate
02:54
17.0 mi
Intermediate
02:04
19.4 mi
Intermediate
02:20
15.5 mi
Intermediate
01:38
9.24 mi
Intermediate
03:12
20.2 mi
Intermediate
01:46
15.7 mi
Intermediate
02:40
17.7 mi

The 20 best MTB rides in California

    1
    Difficult
    03:09
    18.1 mi
    5.7 mph
    2,850 ft
    2,850 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    2
    Difficult
    04:07
    22.8 mi
    5.5 mph
    3,350 ft
    3,350 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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  • 3
    Intermediate
    02:40
    15.8 mi
    5.9 mph
    2,325 ft
    2,325 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    4
    Intermediate
    02:51
    19.7 mi
    6.9 mph
    1,725 ft
    1,725 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    5
    Intermediate
    03:45
    22.2 mi
    5.9 mph
    2,225 ft
    2,225 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    6
    Intermediate
    01:28
    9.16 mi
    6.2 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Intermediate
    02:23
    16.9 mi
    7.1 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    8
    Intermediate
    01:49
    10.5 mi
    5.8 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,525 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    9
    Intermediate
    02:29
    18.1 mi
    7.3 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    10
    Intermediate
    03:49
    27.5 mi
    7.2 mph
    2,950 ft
    2,950 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    11
    Intermediate
    02:17
    15.9 mi
    6.9 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,025 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    12
    Intermediate
    01:14
    11.3 mi
    9.2 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    13
    Intermediate
    02:44
    16.8 mi
    6.1 mph
    2,275 ft
    2,275 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    02:54
    17.0 mi
    5.8 mph
    2,850 ft
    2,875 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Intermediate
    02:04
    19.4 mi
    9.4 mph
    1,125 ft
    1,125 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    16
    Intermediate
    02:20
    15.5 mi
    6.6 mph
    1,275 ft
    1,275 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    01:38
    9.24 mi
    5.7 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Intermediate
    03:12
    20.2 mi
    6.3 mph
    2,850 ft
    2,850 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Intermediate
    01:46
    15.7 mi
    8.9 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    20
    Intermediate
    02:40
    17.7 mi
    6.6 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

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