2.3 miles
471 ft
-475 ft
Avg time

South Loop Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    South Loop Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Johnson Ranch Open Space preserves 242 acres of old ranch land just south of San Luis Obispo. The 3.7-mile Johnson Ranch Loop explores the municipal open space, which is dominated by rolling grassy hills accented by serpentine rocks. A shortcut can be used to trim the hike to 2.5 miles. There is 200 feet of total elevation between the high and low points of the hike, a distance that is repeated several times over the meandering loop.

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More Stats for South Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    83 ft
  • Altitude max
    293 ft
  • Altitude start
    87 ft
  • Altitude end
    83 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,876 ft
  • Distance down
    1.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,157 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 28, 2016
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South Loop Trail Reports

Oct 28, 2016 @ 4:07pm
44 mins
Sep 13, 2016 @ 12:09pm
Sep 13, 2016
reporter Cattle are running HARD on the edges and really knocking the bench-cut down. Numerous areas of deep loose soil has been knocked directly over the...
May 25, 2016 @ 10:32pm
May 25, 2016
Dec 26, 2015 @ 10:33pm
Dec 26, 2015
Dec 19, 2015 @ 10:15am
Dec 19, 2015
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Routes with this trail

Fiver #6 - Presented by Young Realty and Bond Training race
15.6 km
Intermediate Seymour XC
7.9 km


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