Tahoe City to Dollar Point
This 2 1/2 mile section of paved multi-use bike trail is mostly flat with a easy 1/2 mile climb up Dollar Point. Provides access to Burton Creek State Park, Skylandia Park, Lake Forest Beach, Lake Forest Boat Ramps and Campgrounds, Pomin Park, and Tahoe State Park. The Lake Forest Campgrounds feature fishing, playgrounds, picnic areas and athletic fields. Mountain bike trails are accessed over residential streets. Tahoe Area Rapid Transit (TART) serviced.
Tahoe City to Squaw Valley
This 4 mile section of paved multi-use bike trail runs along the scenic Truckee River and is mostly flat with a few easy grades. The trail ends at Midway Bridge where you will find the Western States Trailhead. The entrance to Squaw Valley is another 1/2 mile from Midway Bridge and access runs along the shoulder of Highway 89. Construction of a bypass to the highway is well under way and will make a beautiful addition when completed. This is a very popular, scenic path with the Truckee River lapping at the edges of the paved trail. Provides access to fishing, picnic areas and river rafting. TART serviced.
From Squaw Valley there is a designated bike lane on Highway 89 to West River Road in Truckee.
Tahoe City to Sugar Pine Point State Park
This 9 mile section of paved multi-use bike trail runs along West Shore Blvd and includes several highway crossings, 2 miles of highway shoulder and residential streets. Some moderate grades are included. Scenic lake views. Provides access to Kilner Park, picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis, fishing, boating and campgrounds. Access to Ward and Blackwood Canyons await you at the end of this trail.
A 1-mile section starts at the end of the parking lot in North Tahoe Regional Park. The path runs up National Avenue through the woods to Pinedrop Street, ending up at Highway 267.
Two paved bike paths are maintained by Washoe County. There are 7.2 miles of bike paths completed in Incline Village. Ultimately, the bike path network will provide 19 miles of bikeways. At the present time, you may ride along Lakeshore Boulevard, from Village Boulevard to Tahoe Boulevard. For further details please call Parks administration at 775-828-6642, or the Galena Creek Ranger Office at 775-849-2511.
South Lake Tahoe
Take the paved Pope-Baldwin Bike Path, which hugs Highway 89 and leads west to Emerald Bay, or try the South Lake Tahoe Bike Path, also paved, which starts at Highway 50 near El Dorado Beach and connects to other bike trails and lanes throughout the city of South Lake Tahoe and then into Nevada.
Truckee River Path - Reno/Sparks
This trail is a public project to provide extended river access and a place for people to enjoy the natural beauty of the Truckee. The Truckee River Trail follows the river from west of downtown all the way to a point east of Sparks. This is an easy ride, on an almost flat paved trail, suited to riders of all skill levels.