This 8.5 mile loop begins at the Carr Power house. it can be completed in an hour by more advanced riders but it may take some riders 2 hours. the ride begins with a 1100 ft climb in 1.7 miles and has some narrow steep sections. It also has some nice single track sections.
How to get there:
Go west on Highway 299 from Redding through the town of shasta to the top of a grade. Proceed on highway 299 to the end of the lake, and turn left to the Judge Carr Power House. There you will find the trail head.