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Chico Airport Bike Path

3.25 miles
This linear trail through the northern sections of bike-friendly Chico runs on the abandoned Sacramento Northern Railway right-of-way. The trail marks the northernmost stretch of the former railroad, which once ran commuter service from Chico ...
Asphalt

Chico State Bike Path

2 miles
The Chico State Bike Path, also known as the Railroad Bike Path, runs between CSU campus at Cherry Street and W. Lindo Avenue, paralleling an active rail line for most of the way. The trail is popular with students, providing an alternative ...
Asphalt

Great Shasta Rail Trail

80 miles
This proposed 80-mile rail-trail aims to save a historic railway corridor for future generations to appreciate. Railbanking is in process for the line beginning outside of McCloud, CA and extending eastward to Hambone and Burney. Meandering ...

Lake Almanor Recreation Trail

9.5 miles
The Lake Almanor Recreation Trail offers scenic views of the lake and mountains, including Lassen Volcano in nearby Lassen Volcanic National Park. The trail follows 9.5 miles of the southwest shore of Lake Almanor, winding through an evergreen ...
Asphalt

Midway Bike Path

3.4 miles
Travel through the orchards south of Chico on the Midway Bike Path, which runs toward Durham on the abandoned Sacramento Northern Railway right-of-way. The trail is one of the most popular and scenic in the college town's rapidly expanding trail ...
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Paradise Memorial Trailway

5.2 miles
Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Paradise, California, is a warm and inviting city with a small-town feel, and this trail offers visitors the perfect way to see it. You can start at either end; the course described here starts on the ...
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Sutter Commuter Bikeway

4.65 miles
The Sutter Bike Path follows a short portion of the old Sacramento Northern Railroad and runs a straight line between Hooper Road and Acacia Avenue. The trail links to bike lanes at Hooper Road, which extend to Butte House Road into Yuba City. ...
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