Lake Tahoe from the Flume Trail

Shuttles are now available online to schedule. 

Flume Trail Bikes is looking for personal for the summer season. Mechanics, bike fitters, shuttle drivers are needed. Info@flumetrailtahoe.com.

We expect Flume Trail Mountain Bike rentals and Trailhead Shuttle Service to open for the 2022 season May 20 after enough snow melts to get to the flume. TRT shuttles should start Mid June.
See you soon!

Scroll down for Tahoe Rim Trail schedule.

Good food, coffee and beer next to the bike shop!

Flume Trail Shuttle

2022 Information:  Shuttles to Spooner Lake to ride the Flume Trail one way back to Incline and our shop operate daily Mid May to the first week of November – snow permitting. 
First shuttle to Spooner Lake for the Flume Trail is 8:30 every day in the summer season

A second shuttle will be available if the scheduled shuttle fills to our current 12 person capacity (in a 15 passenger van). 
Another option is to park first in the state park at Spooner Lake for the Flume Trail or up at Tahoe meadows for the TRT- we can deliver rental bikes if needed – Ride to our shop behind Tunnel Creek Cafe and then take the shuttle back to your vehicle after your ride in the afternoon. Saves a potential traffic/parking hassles near Sand Harbor in the morning. 

Flume Trail Shuttle schedule:   Mid May to mid November.
Every day of the Month. 
8:30 beginning Memorial Day , 9:00 to 12:30 on the half hour plus 3:00pm – more than one shuttle will be sent if these time slots fill.  More time slots will be added as the main slots fill. 

Tahoe Rim Tahoe Shuttle schedule: Even calendar days of the month Mid June to Mid November (2nd, 4th, etc). 
9:00, 10:00 and 4:00. More shuttles will be added if these times fill. 

Please note that pedal assist bikes are NOT allowed on the Tahoe Rim Trail from Tahoe meadows to the Tunnel Creek Road. Pedal assist bikes ARE allowed on the Flume Trail ride from Spooner Lake to our shop in Incline Village.

IF taking a shuttle and you have your own bike, please park along highway 28 near Tunnel Creek Cafe in the new parking areas and ride the short distance to the bike shop which is behind the cafe. The new parking lots are paid parking as of July 27, 2020. If you want free parking while shuttling, drive further to the north side of the new lots where street shoulder parking is free. It is a short ride back to our shop behind the cafe. OR park at Spooner lake in the state park for the Flume Trail or at Tahoe Meadows for the Tahoe Rim Trail and take an afternoon shuttle back to your vehicle. 

We operate two shuttle routes for two distinctly different classic Tahoe mountain bike rides. Our Bike shop is located at the end of the trail for these classic point to point rides just behind Tunnel Creek Café, Incline Village, NV.

  • Take the shuttle van in the morning from our shop behind Tunnel Creek Café to Spooner Lake State Park and ride the amazing Flume Trail one way back to your car at our bike rental shop and café.
  • Coming from South Lake Tahoe? Drive to Spooner lake in the State park and ride first, then take an afternoon shuttle back to spooner. This will help you avoid the busy east shore by Sand Harbor in the morning. 
  • Take the shuttle van in the morning from our shop behind Tunnel Creek Café to Tahoe Meadows to ride the Tahoe Rim Trail. Rides from 14 miles to 40 miles accessible from this shuttle ride all ending back at our bike shop and Tunnel Creek Café.
  • If you have your own bike and taking a shuttle, please park in the new parking lots along highway 28. It may be a bit down the street but you have a bike! Please Do Not Park in the one hour Cafe Parking lot!

E-mail: info@flumetrailbikes.com   QUESTIONS? call us: 775-298-2501. 
IF we dont answer, try again we may be assisting other customers during busy times of the day.

Flume Trail Shuttle – 7 days a week, Usually Memorial Day to mid November $16 per person plus $2 for Nevada State Park Entry. Reservations available. 

Shuttle from Flume Trail Bikes next to Tunnel Creek Cafe in Incline Village to Spooner Lake State Park. Ride your bike back to Flume Trail Bikes in Incline Village via the spectacular Flume Trail. The classic Flume Trail Ride is 14 miles back to the shop/cafe and your car. Longer loops can be added.
We drop you off at the trailhead in the state park and you ride back to our shop with NO riding on Highway 28 to get back to the shop. 

  • Flume Trail Shuttle: Flume Trail Bikes to Spooner State Park

    Flume Trail Shuttle Schedule every day.
    8:30 after Memorial Day then 9:00 to 12:30 on the half hour. 3:00pm 
    for two or more.

    Two rider minimum for afternoon shuttles.
    If a scheduled shuttle on the half hour fills, we send another shuttle in half an hour.

  • Last shuttle 2:00 if renting a bike from us. 
  • Last shuttle 4:00 for two or more with your own bikes or to return to your car at Spooner.
  • Coming from South Lake Tahoe? Drive to Spooner lake in the State park and ride first, then take an afternoon shuttle back to spooner. This will help you avoid the busy east shore by Sand Harbor in the morning. 
  • If you have your own bike and taking a shuttle, please park in the new parking lots along highway 28. It may be a bit down the street but you have a bike! Do Not Park in the one hour Cafe Parking lot!
  • CPCN # 1135

Tahoe Rim Trail Shuttle. 
$16 plus $2 State park entrance fee.
Flume Trail Bikes to Tahoe Meadows.
Even days of the month (2nd, 4th, 6th, etc).
Running Mid June to November 2022.

Shuttle from Flume Trail Bikes next to Tunnel Creek Cafe to the Tahoe Meadows Trailhead of the Tahoe Rim Trail on the Mt. Rose Highway. Shortest ride back to the shop and cafe is 14 miles. Many excellent loops can be added for up to 40 miles of mostly single track riding all ending back at our shop, your car, the cafe and a cold beer!

Class 1 pedal assist bikes are not allowed on USFS Trails. (Tahoe Rim Trail from Tahoe Meadows). We will not shuttle pedal assist bikes to Tahoe Meadows. Pedal assist bikes are allowed on the Flume Trail and all mountain bike trails in the state park. 

Tahoe Rim Trail Shuttle Schedule:
Operating even days of the month June 14th 2022 to November.

    • Even  numbered days of the month only-
      9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 2:00 and 4:00
    • 2:00 and 4:00 for two or more. Park your vehicle at Tahoe Meadows, ride the trail and we will get you back up to your car.
    • Arrive about half an hour early. IF a scheduled shuttle fills, we send another in half an hour. 
    • Reservations available and recommended for weekends.
    • Fall colors at Marlette Lake peak the third week of October.
    • You can park at Tahoe meadows, ride to our shop and catch an afternoon shuttle back up to your vehicle. 

Flume Trail Shuttle