Visit this gold-rush inspired, high-alpine region for some of the best cycling in the West.
We invite you to explore California’s best kept secret bike riding area. Far Northern California is a hidden treasure for cyclists. Visit this gold-rush inspired, high-alpine region for some of the best cycling in the West. Expect small town charm as local experts and bike shops help to customize your visit and travel itinerary. Our bicycle friendly businesses, lodging and motels make cycle touring easy as they provide access and information on rides that cycling enthusiasts greatly enjoy.
In Yreka we enjoy some of the most scenic routes for fat tire and skinny tire cyclists alike. We are proud to be home to beautiful Greenhorn Park where a mountain biker can find over 12 miles of exciting singletrack. The trails at Greenhorn offer up to 1800 feet in elevation gain, fast, buttery trails with undulating rollers and a few switchbacks that will keep a smile on your face for the entire ride. Enjoy beautiful views of Greenhorn Reservoir, City of Yreka and Mt. Shasta as you ride along the Humbug Trail.
If the open road is your cycling passion, you can find any number of scenic road routes that start and finish in Yreka. Our favorite and one of the most beautiful rides is through Shasta Valley where you will enjoy inspiring views of Mt. Shasta and the surrounding hay and cattle ranches.
Whether you’re in the mood for a hard core workout, a pleasure ride or something in between, you’re sure to find it here in Yreka. Get out and enjoy the ride!
“Ride On Yreka” was submitted by local cyclist, Jill Harris
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Jefferson Mountain Bike
Badger Mountain Bikes
1525 Lucas Rd.
Yreka, CA 96097
If you find yourself in need of repairs or cycling information, we encourage you to visit Badger Mountain Bikes on the corner of Greenhorn and Lucas road. Conveniently located on your way to Greenhorn Park, owner and bike guru, John Phelan is always available to help cyclists and share his knowledge of the area.
Siskiyou County is an easy 4 hour drive from the Bay Area or a quick 5 hours from Portland. Leave the traffic behind and come ride Siskiyou.