Truckee River Legacy Trail

Historical Bike Tour Through Truckee

Tour Overview

Tour Time: 10am-1pm
Tour Meeting Location: East River Road, Truckee Legacy Trail Parking
Typical Tour Distance: 6-12 miles
Level of Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Trip Cost: $95
(4 person minimum to run the tour)
Age Minimum: 8 years old
(Groups with kids under 8 can book private tours)

Tour Includes

  • Comfort bike
  • Helmet
  • Knowledgeable guide trained in CPR/First Aid
  • Mountain biking Instruction
  • Natural and Human History Discussions
  • Snacks and bottled water
  • Tax and Permit Fees

What To Bring

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sun Screen (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Hat with a brim
  • Sunglasses with holder
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Light jacket/Windbreaker

What's Not Included

  • Guide gratuity


  • Pedal along the gorgeous Truckee river
  • Learn about the history of Truckee and its significance as a railway town
  • Keep an eye out for the historical ice harvesting remains
  • Listen for the Western Chickadee and other native birds

Tour Description

Ride through history on this terrific bike tour that is great for the whole family! Discover the fascinating natural and human history of the the river corridor and the greater Truckee area on this scenic paved bike trail tour.

After fitting bikes and covering some instruction, we begin our ride through history at the Truckee Regional Park before picking up the beautiful Truckee River Legacy Trail. Guides will point out sites of historic significance and cover geology, ecology and human history topics along the ride.