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    Nice trail, gnarly drop offs and Bald eagles.

    This was what we experienced yesterday while riding the Dry Creek trail along Lake Shasta. I hadn't been out there in a couple of years. This trail is very technical with steep drop offs and wonderful views of the lake and Mt. Shasta. You certainly want to stop and take in the views, not continue to ride and look, the penalty wouldn't be pleasant. Really fun to ride and will definitely hone your technical skills. If you're in the area, go give it a try. I give it a
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    Can you ride it in either direction?

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    I'll be up there in a couple weeks and was planning on riding near Whiskeytown Lake but I'm not familiar with the area at all. How long is the Dry Creek trail?

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    @ RBoardman: You could do it as an out & back.

    @ markm62: I think they say it is 4.8 miles one way. But it is very tech. and narrow, so you're on your toes pretty much the whole trail. If you would like, my buddy & I could show you around. There's Swasey Rec. area, Whiskeytown nra, a couple of good trails around Lake Shasta and you can ride from downtown too.
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    Rode this years ago and remember loving it. Is it overgrown much as it was then?
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    Where is this at Shasta? We stay at Antlers a couple times a year and all I've found is the fireroad slog up to sugarloaf fire lookout.
    All out of S**** and down to my last F***

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    @ Bike Daddy: No, not at all. A college trail crew went in there and brushed it and did a very good job of cutting back the Scotch Broom, blackberry vines. The trail tread is in real good shape too.

    @ Buzzaro: West side of Shasta Dam. Cross the dam and go right, towards the lake, follow the dirt road along the shoreline keeping an eye up the bank to your left. The trail head is pretty visible now days.
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