Saturday, March 11, 2017
This scenic ride takes you through the gorgeous estate wineries and vineyards along the picturesque Napa Valley on Silverado Trail from Napa out to Calistoga.
Exit Old Trancas Rd and head north on Big Ranch Rd, it leads you out along the NE edge of town towards the vineyards around Napa Valley.
Cut across the valley on Oak Knoll Ave to Silverado Trail.
Turn left onto Silverado Trail, the flat rolling terrain runs NW through the gorgeous Napa Valley estate wineries and vineyards for the next 21.8 scenic miles to Calistoga.
The scenery along the valley doesn’t change much from the expansive vineyards to the scattering of rural homes and ranches sandwiched between the rugged Palisades to the east and the Sonoma mountains to the west.
The rolling terrain continues through the valley.
Turn left onto Dunaweal Ln and cut across the valley onto the Napa Valley Vine Trail. The trail rolls along the north side of the Napa River to Washington St and Lincoln Ave.
Stop at the Palisades Deli Cafe on Lincoln Ave before continuing on to Silverado Trail.
Head south on Silverado Trail for the next 26.9 flat rolling miles along the northeast side of the picturesque Napa Valley.
Silverado Trail comes to its SE end at the Trancas Rd junction.
Take Trancas Rd to Old Soscol Way and Old Trancas Rd.
This is a fabulous scenic ride through the world-famous estate wineries and vineyards along the gorgeous Napa Valley wine region!
55.8 Miles with 1335′ of elevation gain
Max elevation: 433′
Max grade: 8%
Weather: Sunny and warm. Temps ranged from the low 60s to mid 70’s with N > NE winds.
Follow this route for today’s ride: