Bailey Trail


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Trail Manager: Trail Easement held by Bear Yuba Land Trust | Contact / (530) 272-5994

Length: 0.25 mile

Altitude Change: 0-10′

Trail Surface: Natural Earth

Rules: Respect private property. Non-motorized use only.

Trailheads: A signed trailhead is on Cooley Drive in Grass Valley.  From West Main Street in downtown Grass Valley take Alta Street 0.8 mile to Alta Hill Mine Road. Turn left and drive 0.2 mile to Cooley Drive. Turn left on Cooley, go about 150 feet, and park near the irrigation ditch. Parking is limited. The unsigned west end of the trail can be reached from Carey Drive, off Ridge Road. At the end of Carey Drive is a gate with a pedestrian pass-through. The Grass Valley irrigation ditch lies about 100 feet ahead; cross the ditch and turn left.

Trail Facts: This short trail follows the Grass Valley irrigation ditch in the Alta Hill area of Grass Valley. Connecting trails lead into undeveloped portions of the two neighboring cemeteries: St. Patrick’s and Greenwood Memorial. These trails are frequented by exercise-walkers and joggers, and also provide a route to Rough and Ready Highway when the cemetery gates are open.

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