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Biz Johnson Trail

Hwy 36, Susanville, CA 96130
+1 530-252-1100
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Great For A Hike or Run

Historic Susanville-Westwood rail bed from the lumber town glory days, now scenic riverside trail... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lassen National Forest, California
Good for a walk

Nice place to go for a leisurely stoll through nature. The low-incline trail makes this place ideal... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
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4 weeks ago
“Great For A Hike or Run”
7 May 2017
“Good for a walk”
Hwy 36, Susanville, CA 96130
+1 530-252-1100
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic Susanville-Westwood rail bed from the lumber town glory days, now scenic riverside trail with tunnels and views. Uphill to the west, and downhill to the east (Susanvillle side.) A favorite of folks in town for a couple of days on business to unwind in...More

Thank stephenbW6996VK
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go for a leisurely stoll through nature. The low-incline trail makes this place ideal for people of all ages as well as pets.

Thank jordanrsella
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great outdoor experience. After winter storms the trail does need some cleanup, but it didn't interfere with being outside and enjoying the trail. Something does need to be done about the inconsiderate people who do not pick after their dogs. Perhaps will have to be...More

Thank Gail V
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Needs to be cleaned up a bit, but was able to enjoy a beautiful day and get in some exercise. River was very full from the last rain storm beautiful to look at while walking.

Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is one of the most interesting and beautiful bike trails I have seen in the U.S. Heading west from Susanville, the trail runs along the picturesque Susan River, and offers views of sheer bluffs and pine and deciduous forests. The trail comprises several old...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wonderful old railroad grade = almost flat, multi-user friendly. Follows the Susan River up hill from town. October = fall colors. Saw a couple of deer, and not many people. Has mile/Km markers. Several parking lots and access points along the way.

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Extraordinarily beautiful scenery along this rail-to-trail ride in Northeastern CA. Biked 7 slightly uphill miles in and 7 out in canyon trail along clear bubbling Susan River. More mileage if you have time. Rock formations, foliage, and canyon views demand frequent stops for photos. Note:Tunnels...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We have ridden this trail several times over the years and love it. Lots of bribes, creeks and water to ride beside, and some old railroad tunnels dot the trail. You can do 25 miles one way if you like, or just ride different sections...More

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

26 mile trail perfect for kids, heavy duty strollers, mtn bikes, running. Beautiful views. Hike early before it gets hot!

Thank Deanna W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Outstanding riding trail which meanders along the Susan River. The trail offers a great riding experience for all ages, beginners to experienced mountain bike riders, all with an outstanding view of the Susan River and Sierra Mts. A must ride when you visit the Susanville,...More

Thank David B
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I see there is bus service on the weekends. What about the possibility of shuttling one person to the west end of the trail on a week day. It says this is a "typical question" but I don't see where the typical questions are answered.
9 October 2015|
Response from Jamiemc7 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they would do that but I would be happy to drive you to one end!! My pleasure! 530-864-1801