Bicycle Routes

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Country roads, 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.

bike route preston castlePreston Castle view from historical markerViews of the Countryside and Preston Castle

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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lake camancheLake CamancheRound trip to 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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The City of Ione, California

The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.

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