Length: 25.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Tahoe National Forest
Counties: Nevada and Placer
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The Pioneer Trail spans a distance of 25 miles, starting just east of Nevada City, and climbing along the current route of State Highway 20 to Bear Valley. There it departs from the highway and enters the South Yuba River canyon, where it climbs to join the Spaulding Lake Trail and the 41-mile system of nonmotorized trails in the Grouse Lakes area.
Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil
Average Grade: 6%
Maximum Grade: 30%
Elevation Low Point: 3,600
Elevation High Point: 5,200
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 2003
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