Running Lake Ella Trail
Running Lake Ella Trail (Truckee, CA)

Recently I ran the Lake Ella Trail in Truckee, CA. Lake Ella is roughly 6 miles with the first (and the same last) mile as pavement. After that, the rest is all dirt or singletrack. There are roughly 780 feet of elevation gain on this loop. The downhill is equally as challenging since it’s rocky and technical.

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Getting Lost on the Middleridge Trail (Fair Oaks, CA)
Getting Lost on the Middleridge Trail (Fair Oaks, CA)

The Middleridge Trail is located in Fair Oaks, CA. It’s roughly 2.8 miles with 328 feet of elevation gain. The day I ran, I ended up doing 5.3 miles, so you can tell I got lost.

The Middleridge Trail is located in Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. In the same area, I ran the Folsom Lake Trail Half Marathon Race Recap (2:03) and ran Running at Folsom Lake. There is a lot to do in Fair Oaks and Folsom, and if you find yourself around the area, I highly suggest it.

Parking for the Middleridge Trail is easy. When I arrived, I got the last parking spot, plus it was free!

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