Follows gravel Forest Service Road 06 for 6+ Miles (see
map below.) This is a more direct route, but it is rough, dusty, and involves
some short steep sections of loose gravel.
From DOWNTOWN TRUCKEE, take Brockway Road toward
After crossing the Truckee River, go 1/4 mile and
Turn RIGHT onto PALISADES Rd. There is a Seven
Eleven store on the corner. Palisades makes a sharp LEFT, and becomes PONDEROSA
Dr. Go 1/4 mile on Ponderosa.
Turn RIGHT onto SILVER FIR Dr. Go 1/4 mile.
Turn LEFT onto THELIN Dr. Go 1/8 mile.
Turn RIGHT onto FOREST SERVICE ROAD 06. Follow
graded dirt/gravel road for 6+ miles to Robie Equestrian Park. There are other
forest roads in the area; stay on the MAIN gravel road, Road
This route is longer, but easier going and paved most of
From I-80, east of Truckee, take HWY 267 (Exit
#188) toward Kings Beach/Lake Tahoe.
Follow HWY 267 for about 8.5 miles to the top of
Turn RIGHT onto Mt. Watson Road. Stay on Mt
Watson Rd., which is paved but narrow. Go slow and watch out for opposing
At 6 miles you will see a sign pointing left to
Watson Lake, but continue straight ahead on Mt. Watson Road for another 1/4
Make a very sharp RIGHT onto the gravel road,
Forest Service Road 06. (There may not be a sign at the intersection, but on
Ride weekend there will be yellow ribbons.)
Follow Road 06 for 3 miles (easy down hill) to
Robie Equestrian Park.