Inyo National Forest

Knolls Mountain Bike Trail

Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult Strenuous
Elevation: Varies
Elevation Gain: N/A
Length: 10 Miles (16.67 Kilometers)

Ride begins a quarter mile past the entrance to Shady Rest. From trailhead, follow singletrack to the Knolls Loop, turn left and ride in a clockwise direction. Route winds through pine forest with many spectacular vistas from high points. Parking, restrooms, and water available at nearby U.S. Forest Service Visitor Center. Parking also available at trailhead. Strenuous climbs and fast downhills are found on this route. Many dirt roads intersect this trail, so follow map and signs closely. For easier access to trailhead/town, head down the Sawmill Cutoff at north end of loop.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Early Summer through Mid-Fall .


Directions from Mammoth: Ride begins 1/4 mile past the entrance to Shady Rest.