Trail Manager: Trail Easement held by Bear Yuba Land Trust | Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / (530) 272-5994
Length: 1.5 miles one way
Altitude Change: About 250′
Trail Surface: Natural Earth
Rules: Dogs on leash; no motorized vehicles; stay on the trail; respect private property. Hikers and mountain bikers watch for each other and pass safely.
Trailheads: Town Talk Trailhead: From Hwy 49/20 take Exit 183 and go east on Brunswick Road (towards Colfax) 0.4 mile to Town Talk Road. Park on the left of Brunswick Road in the dirt area just past Town Talk Road. The trail begins there. (N39.23201 W121.02785)
Idaho Maryland Trailhead:From Hwy 49/20 take Exit 183 and go east on Brunswick Road (towards Colfax) 1.0 mile to the intersection of Brunswick Road and Idaho Maryland Road. Turn left and park along Idaho Maryland Road near the intersection. The trailhead is at the southeast corner of the intersection. (N39.22388 W121.02621)
Loma Rica Trailhead: From Hwy 49/20 take Exit 183 and go east on Brunswick Road (towards Colfax) 1.4 miles to Loma Rica Drive (may appear as Macboyle Drive on some maps) and turn left into that road toward the Nevada County airport. Go 0.2 mile. Park on either side of the road in a turnout area. The trailhead is on the left as you go uphill. (N39.21784 W121.01984)
Trail Facts: This commuter trail runs alongside Brunswick Road; after it crosses Idaho-Maryland Road, it ascends through meadows and woods to Loma Rica Road. The stretch along Brunswick Road crosses two irrigation ditches and passes by the attractive Loma Rica Ranch. (The trail does a jog at the ranch driveway. If headed south, go down the drive to pick up the trail. If headed north, go up the drive).