Biking & Mountain Biking

Some of the best California mountain and road biking can be found near Angels Camp. New Melones Reservoir has several trail heads  available for mountain bikers of all experience levels  from easy, flat terrain to steeper, more challenging mountain bike trails .  Just a short drive east of Angels Camp you'll find the Arnold Rim Trail, featured in the above video.  The ART offers over 30 miles of mixed level single track and dirt roads through the National Forest surrounding the town of Arnold.  Visit their website for trail updates and further info.


For road cyclists, the foothills and high mountain passes offer spectacular and challenging winding roads.  A few of the more popular day rides are linked below:  Angels Camp-Murphys Loop - town tour -;  Pancake Ride -;  Pancake ride extended route -;  West of Ganns to Bear Valley -;  Jamestown to Don Pedro Reservoir -

In nearby Alpine County, the world famous Death Ride happens ever July, incorporating five high mountain passes for over 100 miles of serious cycling. 


Click Here for trail and tours or Here for trail maps available at the Calaveras Visitors Center in Angels Camp.