Bicycle Routes

Bike Trail

Country roads, and beautiful views, a perfect way to spend some time in Gold Country. Whether you prefer biking the hills or flat and fast rides you are sure to find a biking adventure that will be fun and challenging.

Free parking is available at the park and ride located at the curve on Main St. and Sacramento St, behind City Hall located at the North end of Church St., and at Howard Park located at 600 S. Church St.  Bathroom facilities are available behind City Hall and at Howard park, (north entrance follow road east it is across from the skate park).

Below are a few popular rides. All rides begin at the park and ride located at the curve on Main Street and Sacramento Street.

Views of the Countryside and Preston Castle

Preston Castle view from historical marker

Flat and fast, popular with locals wanting to get in a quick ride. Takes you out of town with views of the countryside and Preston Castle.

Distance: 5.12mi, time: 23:31, pace: 4:35min/mi, speed: 13.07mi/h.

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Round trip to Lake Camanche

Lake Camanche

Ride to Lake Camanche is 22.20 miles round trip, starting from the Park and Ride in Ione, (corner of Main St. and Sacramento St.). It's a beautiful ride through the countryside with rolling hills and valley views. 

Distance: 22.20mi, time: 01:16:54, pace: 3:28min/mi, speed: 17.32mi/h.

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