Bear Basin Trailhead

Mountain Biking in McCall
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This trailhead accesses multiple trails in the Bear Basin trail system which includes 15 miles of beginner to intermediate trails with excellent views of the surrounding lakes and mountains. Bear Basin is a single track trail system with two flow trails, a pump track and around 15 miles of beginner to intermediate cross-country single track with enough variety and features to make it interesting for a variety of riders. The access is near the Little Ski Hill at the Bear Basin Trailhead sign west of McCall on Hwy 55. There are a variety of old roads and single track trails that start in the Bear Basin area. This is a primarily a flowing set of cross-country trails that make for a really fun afternoon or after work ride. With the exception of Upper and Lower Drain none of the trails are really technical.

USDA Forest Service - Bear Basin Trailhead, MTB Project

Things To Know

  • Riders are encouraged to wear helmets.
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and sunglasses are recommended.
  • Clothing should be comfortable but not baggy.
  • Bring water and a light backpack for essential gear.
  • Bikers must pack out all trash, respect trail boundaries, and yield to hikers.
  • Bathrooms at located at the parking lot.

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