Gerle Loop Trail is a 2.5 mile loop trail located near Pilot Hill, California that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Most of the trail is shaded, while walking through the oaks and overlooking the SF American River in places. Magnolia Ranch is one of those wonderful places where the trees, river, and hills also accompany some great trails. Gerle Loop has minimal elevation changes making it great for all skill levels.
Great trail to show someone what Mountain biking is about. Trail is easy enough for anyone. Also good running trail. You might see some horses on the trail also.
Easy, nice trail, sometimes a long the river, mostly in shade, good for dogs too.