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LOCAL RIDES: Payback on the Silverado Trail

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM

This loop takes you along the beautiful Silverado Trail, a quiet road that parallels Route 29, the busier traffic artery through the Napa Valley. Catch a glimpse of the nation's foremost wine region as it was decades ago. As the roadway dips and curves along the foothills, it offers gorgeous views of vineyards and mountains.

Silverado Trail

 

Start SR-121 / Silverado Tr. @ Third Street., Napa, CA   
North SR-121 / Silverado Trail 2.0
Left Trancas St. 0.2
Right Silverado Tr. 26.9
Bear Right SR-29 / Lake County Highway. (road name changes often) 17.0
Bear Right Butts Canyon Rd. > Pope Valley Rd. > Chiles Pope Valley Rd. 26.9
Left Lower Chiles Valley Rd. 3.3
Left SR-128 / Sage Canyon Rd. 7.9
Right SR-121 / Monticello Rd. 5.5
Left Wooden Valley Rd. > Suisun Valley Rd. 13.5
Right Mangels Blvd. 0.9
Left Green Valley Rd. 0.5
Right on ramp I-80 (west) 0.5
Right off ramp SR-12 / Jameson Canyon Rd 6.4
Right SR-12 / SR-29 1.4
Bear Right SR-221 / Napa Vallejo Hwy. (in Napa) 2.8
Straight SR-121 / Soscol Ave. > Silverado Tr. 1.3
Finish Third St. @ SR-121 / Silverado Tr., Napa, CA  

 

Suggested Stops: Head on over to Taylor's Refresher in St. Helena, a drive-in with a California twist. Classic burgers and shakes share the menu with gourmet goodies, including an ahi tuna burger with Asian slaw and wine by the glass. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield, where you can take a tour and see how thirty tons of jellybeans are made every weekday.

Don't know what to do with that spare hubcap you've been hauling around? You can add yours to the collection of over 5,000 displayed at Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Pope Valley. For over thirty years until he died at age 93, Litto Damonte, the proclaimed "Pope Valley Hubcap King," collected thousands of hubcaps, continuing his grandfather's dream of making a hubcap heaven. It's now California Historical Landmark No. 939. Just look out for the glittering discs shining in the sun - and wear your shades. 

Suggested Restaurants:

The Saloon at Jack London Lodge - Where locals share London's history
13740 Arnold Dr., Glen Ellen, CA
707-93-8510

Oakville Grocery - Picnicking Napa style
7856 St. Helena Hwy., Oakville, CA 
800-973-6324

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