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Bull Creek OHV Trail is a 13.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Midpines, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and off road driving and is accessible year-round.

Length 13.4 mi Elevation gain 2,132 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Ohv / off road driving

River

Views

No shade

Waypoints (0)
Weather
UV Index
Daylight
Reviews (21)
Photos (40)
Recordings (7)
Completed (25)
Slava Litvin
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Hiking

Not much off reading - any cat can do it. But if you drive down and jump in the river it’s all worth it!!

Jonathan West
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Fun trail, nothing too difficult but there are side roads with more challenging terrain. Our caravan was my 4x4 4runner with 31" BFG ATs, a stock crosstrek awd and a stock volvo awd. The awds handled most of the trail just fine with careful maneuvering around the washouts. There were some side roads they couldn't follow me on because of clearance issues but the main trail presented no real problems. There's a ton of trails going every direction once you're at the top, we'll be going back to explore and camp.

Nicholas Foraker
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HikingRocky

Incredible off-roading trail. Perfect for a beginner or for an experienced person wanting a relaxing ride. I did it in a stock Wrangler Unlimited with no issues. I kept it in 4HI but I think I would have been fine with 2wd honestly (I got nervous with the cliff so I wanted to make sure the car wouldn’t be squirrelly). Definitely come check it out to spend some time at the river and enjoy some off-roading. Check out the miners roadhouse diner on the way out as well. The food is great and it’s right off highway 140 once you get to Mariposa!

cristian Ramirez
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No shadeRockyWashed out

WASHED OUT TRAIL. AWESOME VIEW OF THE VALLEY BELOW. KEPT THE RIG IN 4 HI(AS TO NOT DAMAGE THE ROAD ANY FURTHER). RIG SPECS: 3" SUSPENSION LIFT, 15X10.50X33" WHEELS AND TIRES, ARB FRONT AIR LOCKER, TJM REAR AIR LOCKER. ALL PRO OFFROAD ARMOR ALL AROUND

Taylor Gonsalves
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OHV/Off Road DrivingNo shadeWashed out

Completed in a stock Tacoma trd off road trim. Pretty narrow in some spots and just as all the other reviews stated, washed out in quite a few places but an overall fun beginner trail. Just not a lot to see once your at the top but a few good views of the river as your climbing.

Danny Machado
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No shadeRocky
Manny Ramirez
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OHV/Off Road DrivingWashed out

Awesomene loop, went all the way through coulterville lots of fun. Pretty washed out roads initial climb was roughest part. 33" tires I. 2017 tacoma. 7-10 trail.

eddie v209
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OHV/Off Road Driving

This is the first trail that I have taken my Fj cruiser on. It’s pretty much stock. I have bilstein 5100’s front and back, all pro rock sliders, and rci skid plates. I made it with no issues. Found a few fun hills to to climb off the trail. I put it in 4 low and locked the rear dif. Climbed them with no problem. We had lots of fun. We saw deer and other wildlife. Followed the trail to the end and made a huge circle towards Coulterville. Most of the trail can be done in 4x2 with a little clearance. Just watch out for a few deep washouts. There are some fenced areas with private property/no trespassing signs posted. Just stay on bull creek road trail and you will be fine.

Solar Shock
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OHV/Off Road DrivingPrivate property

went at night was pretty easy. drove an hour on the trail one way. posted no trespassing signs, but I asked around and the sheriff said its public land as long as you stay on the correct side of the fence but idk if I want to play "hit me if you can" with whomever lives way out that far.

Randy Baker
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OHV/Off Road Driving

This was our first trail with the duel sport bikes. The road is very narrow at places so keep an eye open for the rare other vehicle. Most folks pass this area up as they head to Yosemite. Once you get to the top you’ll find miles of trails and likely not run into another person.

Clay Smith
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OHV/Off Road DrivingWashed out

Took my dog out wheeling here a few weeks ago. The trail is awesome and the views are amazing. The road is beat to hell and super washed out from the rain. I’ve got a 4x4 truck on 33s, I wouldn’t recommend much less.

Tony Fernandez
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Awesome drive up. We drove from Briceburg and made our way all the way to Groveland. Found beautiful views of Half Dome and El Capitan! Loved the area. The 4x2 in our group made it with zero problems whatsoever and it was a great trip!

Bill Crain
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Did this one on a motorcycle a long time ago...

Felycia Duffield
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This is great you can take this road all the way up to Greeley hill and head towards groveland area it's very beautiful not too good on little low cars my old car made it up there but man I would take my new car up there it's pretty low but fabulous for a truck or jeep

Cameron Rhodes
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Fun easy trail. Went right after it rained, the puddles were a blast. Good camping area if you continue east when the trail ends.

Ken Scott
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OHV/Off Road Driving
First to Review

could do this in a stock 2 wheel drive truck. very dusty and a lot of switch backs. good photo ops all the way to the top.

Jonathan Gerrish
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Hiking
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Deejay Thurmon
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OHV/Off Road Driving
Jason Anderson
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OHV/Off Road Driving
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Kees Nederhoff
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Hiking
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Javier Castorena
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OHV/Off Road Driving
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