Helping Connect Bikers to Their Trails.

With so much to do, it is no wonder why everyone wants to head to Lake Oroville. Your northern California oasis starts with Lake Oroville. With lakes, hiking paths, bicycling, and a vast wildlife reserve there is so much to do. Your gateway to learning about the Lake Oroville only a scroll away.

Bike Trails

What Is in the Area?

Freeman Trail

Start near the dam, then in just over a mile descend 750 feet along the oak-studded, dirt-track Freeman Trail. You'll emerge next to the Feather River and see some breathtaking countryside.

Oroville State Wildlife Area

You may observe animals on more than 11,000 acres at the Oroville SRA, which is situated close to Oroville. The distance to the Loafer Creek and Bidwell Canyon campsites is only 20 minutes by car.

Road Biking

The rural roads that surround Lake Oroville are perfect for road cyclists. A picturesque sprint triathlon conducted in May, uses Kelly Ridge and Miners Ranch Roads. Keep an eye out for traffic and use a helmet.

Afterbay Walk

This is a 1.8-mile out-and-back trail that is considered easy by most people. There won't be many other people along this track, which is perfect for trail jogging, road riding, and mountain biking.

Repair Shops

Where Do I Go to Repair My Bike in Oroville?

Spark Wheel Works

"Highly recommend! Beyond all this, these wheels were constructed with my riding demands and body type in mind. Not just some pair hanging in a shop, but custom made to enhance my riding everyday." ~ Yelp

Oroville Cycle

"Super friendly staff. Helped us out with our new project. Had all of the pieces we needed and gave us more tips. The parts were perfect and not too expensive yet quality." ~ YelloPages

Mason Cycle Werks

"For a few years now, Mason Cycle Werks has been my go-to supplier for high-quality wheels. What sets them apart from the competition is their attention to detail. They make some great wheels!" ~ Sterling

About LOBO

The Lake Oroville Bicyclists Organization (LOBO) was established in 1996 as a non-profit organization. The goal of the organization is to raise public knowledge of the advantages of cycling for our wellness, relationships, communities, and economies. LOBO promotes trail access and cycling safety in California.

    What is the expected organized ride?
  • No rider is left behind.
  • Biking often at a level altitude.
  • Typical travel speed is at 10 to 12 mph.
  • 10-15 mile distances for an event.

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