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McKinney - Rubicon Road

McKinney - Rubicon Road
a world class OHV* road which offers a variety of biking opportunities from loop rides to difficult peak climbs. From Highway 89 north of Tahoma turn west onto McKinney-Rubicon Springs Road. Turn left on Bellevue, right on McKinney Road, bear left onto McKinney-Rubicon Springs Road, continue to the dirt road and park. A longer ride is possible by taking two cars and parking one car at Blackwood Canyon.

Angora Ridge
Enjoy a moderate ride with spectacular views of Fallen Leaf Lake and Mt. Tallac. Take Fallen Leaf Lake Road from Highway 89. Park past the campground on the right. Ride along Fallen Leaf Lake Road, take the first left, continue 1/2 mile and turn right on Angora Ridge Road (12N14).

Meiss Trail
Rising abruptly from Highway 89 for the first 1/2 mile, this trail levels off as it reaches Big Meadow. Trails leading to Round, Scotts and Dardanelles lakes provide access into Meiss Country with views of aspen covered hills from lodgepole cloaked forests. NOTE: This trail eventually intersects the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) where mountain bikes are allowed. Take Highway 89 south from Meyers to the Big Meadow parking lot. Follow the trail at the southern end of the parking lot which leads across the highway to the trailhead.

Spectacular view of Mt. Tallac
VSpectacular view of Mt. Tallac



Document Information
Source: USGS; USDA Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Other information courtesy of: North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Visitors and Convention Bureau; Tahoe Douglas Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center; South Lake Tahoe CVB; Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LTVA)
Last modified: 20070415
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