Mountain Bike Tours

The Lake Tahoe and Truckee area offers unsurpassed mountain bike tour options for riders of all skill levels. A variety of single track trails and dirt roads start in the mountains and provide an opportunity for a rolling or mostly down hill mountain bike ride. You can also choose a full day mountain bike tour that includes up and down hill biking, a leisurely tour along the Truckee River bike path, Truckee River Legacy Trail, or on the famous Flume Trail. Whatever you choose, the forested trails and views of Lake Tahoe and surrounding mountains will provide the perfect backdrop for your ride.

We are the Lake Tahoe area's most experienced Mountain Biking Guide Service. Our guides know the trails and have been showing our guests the best rides since 2004. Our Lake Tahoe and Truckee Mountain Bike Tours are ALL INCLUSIVE of bike, helmet, knowledgeable local guides, trail snacks, bottled water and cold beverages. An excellent deli lunch is available for $16 pp. In addition, we will cover the natural and human history relevant to the ride and any instruction. Also, you can combine mountain bike tours with other activities. Our guided Mountain Biking and Lake Tahoe Kayak Multisport Tours are very popular. Upgrade to a Full Suspension Mountain Bike for an additional $40.00 pp.

Seasonal conditions will determine which trails are clear and ride-able.


Lessons and ToursTimeDistanceDifficultyLocationMinimumCostBook
North Tahoe Single Track Mountain Biking10am-1pm8-15 milesEasy - Moderate. Biking experience or the desire to learn recommended.Tahoe City Nordic Center
4
$95Book
Truckee Single Track Mountain Biking10am-1pm6-20 milesEasy - Moderate. Biking experience or the desire to learn recommended. Truckee, CA. Route dependent on activity level.
4
$95Book
Flume Trail9am-1pm12 milesStrenuousSpooner Lake NV State Park
4
$110Book
Truckee River Bike Ride10am-1pm8-12 milesEasyDependent on activity level
4
$95Book
Truckee River Legacy Trail10am-2pm6-10 milesEasy Truckee
4
$95Book
Hiking and Mountain Biking Adventure10am-3pm2-4 miles hiking; 4-8 miles bikingEasy - ModerateDependent on level.
4
$125Book
Stand Up Paddleboarding and Mountain Biking Adventure10am-4pm1-3 miles on water; 4-8 miles bikingEasy - ModerateTahoe Vista Recreation Area. Biking location dependent on level
4
$140Book
Kayaking and Mountain Biking Adventure10am-4pm2-4 miles on water; 4-8 miles bikingEasy - ModerateTahoe Vista Recreation Area. Biking location dependent on level.
4
$140Book


North Tahoe Single Track Mountain Biking

Several loop options exist on this mountain bike adventure over rolling terrain. This trip is for new riders who are looking for a challenge as well as those with some experience who are seeking a fast paced mountain bike ride in a fantastic setting. Beginning in beautiful forested surroundings, we enjoy a variety of riding conditions on both single-track trails and dirt roads. The climbs are short and moderately graded and the downhills are fast and smooth. Several loop options are available to meet the needs of every level of rider!

Tour includes mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, snacks and beverages. Full suspension upgrade available for an additional $40.


Typical Distance and Time: 8-15 miles. 10am-1pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate. Biking experience or the desire to learn recommended..
Location: Tahoe City Nordic Center.
Cost: $95.00 per person 4 person minimum.

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Truckee Single Track Mountain Biking

Join us for spectacular mountain biking in the Tahoe National Forest. There are many great options for single track mountain bike tours in the Truckee area. Explore spectacular forested terrain with fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. All instruction and discussions on the fascinating natural and human history of this special region will be covered. Rides can be customized for beginner to advanced mountain bikers and Family Adventures are always available!

Tour includes mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, trail snacks and beverages.Full suspension upgrade available for an additional $40.


Typical Distance and Time: 6-20 miles. 10am-1pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate. Biking experience or the desire to learn recommended. .
Location: Truckee, CA. Route dependent on activity level. .
Cost: $95.00 per person 4 person minimum.

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Flume Trail

Lake Tahoe's world famous Flume Trail is not to be missed! This classic ride begins at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe State Park on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe. The ride begins with a 4 mile climb to the Marlette Lake lookout. This dirt forest service road is very scenic and runs past an old shepherd's hut before becoming rolling uphill terrain through beautiful aspen groves. From here, it is all downhill to Marlette Lake and onto the Flume Trail proper. The riding is fast and the views are spectacular!

Tour includes mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, snacks and beverages. Full suspension upgrade available for an additional $40.


Typical Distance and Time: 12 miles. 9am-1pm.
Level of Difficulty: Strenuous.
Location: Spooner Lake NV State Park.
Cost: $110 per person 4 person minimum.

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Truckee River Bike Ride

Truckee River Bike Excursion
A leisurely tour along the beautiful Truckee River. Between Squaw Valley and Sugar Pine Point State Park, we cruise along the historic bike path of Lake Tahoe's only outlet. We will cover the unique history of this important river and have lunch along its shores. A variety of distances are available. This trip is great for the whole family!

Tour includes comfort bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, snacks, deli spread lunch and beverages.


Typical Distance and Time: 8-12 miles. 10am-1pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy.
Location: Dependent on activity level.
Cost: $95.00 per person 4 person minimum.

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Truckee River Legacy Trail

Truckee River Legacy Trail
Ride through history on this terrific bike tour that is great for the whole family! Discover the fascinating natural and human history of the Tahoe Truckee area on this scenic paved bike trail tour. After fitting bikes and covering some instruction, we ride through historic downtown Truckee before picking up the beautiful Truckee River Bike Trail. Guides will point out sites of historic significance and cover geology, ecology and human history topics along the ride. An optional side hike is included and for the adventurous, there is even an opportunity to try some dirt riding. Snacks and bottled water are provided and an optional deli spread lunch can be served riverside.

Tour includes mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, deli lunch, snacks and water.


Typical Distance and Time: 6-10 miles. 10am-2pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy .
Location: Truckee.
Cost: $95.00 per person 4 person minimum.

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Hiking and Mountain Biking Adventure

Hiking and Mountain Biking Adventure
Start the day with a guided hike to the top of one of our local peaks where we will enjoy spectacular views and cover natural history topics. After lunch, choose from one of the many excellent mountain biking rides in the area.

Tour includes mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, snacks, deli spread lunch and beverages.


Typical Distance and Time: 2-4 miles hiking; 4-8 miles biking. 10am-3pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate.
Location: Dependent on level..
Cost: $125 per person 4 person minimum.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding and Mountain Biking Adventure

Stand Up Paddleboarding and Mountain Biking Adventure
One of our most popular adventures. Enjoy a morning of Stand Up Paddleboarding along beautiful North Lake Tahoe coastline. After a delicious lunch on the beach, we shuttle to the trail-head, get outfitted with bikes and then enjoy an afternoon mountain bike tour on some of Tahoe's best trails. Easy to advanced biking options are available. This trip can also be done in reverse order should weather permit.

Tour includes SUP, paddle, PFD, mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, snacks, deli spread lunch and beverages.


Typical Distance and Time: 1-3 miles on water; 4-8 miles biking. 10am-4pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate.
Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area. Biking location dependent on level.
Cost: $140 per person 4 person minimum.

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Kayaking and Mountain Biking Adventure

Kayaking and Mountain Biking Adventure
A full day of adventure. Paddle in the morning among the boulders and beaches of the North Shore. Choose from various mountain bike tour options in the afternoon. Easy to advanced biking options are available. This trip can also be done in reverse order should weather permit.

Tour includes kayak, paddle, PFD, mountain bike, helmet, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, van shuttle, permit fees, snacks, deli spread lunch and beverages.


Typical Distance and Time: 2-4 miles on water; 4-8 miles biking. 10am-4pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate.
Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area. Biking location dependent on level..
Cost: $140 per person 4 person minimum.

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