4,746 ft
238 ft
-147 ft
3,008 ft
High Point

Upper Creek Trail Details

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    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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    all year
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  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager
    County of San Diego Parks and Recreation

Upper Creek Trail is located near Julian, California. The trail is great for biking and starts off near a creek and continues through a grassy meadow with lots of cows enjoy the local fare. The trail is mostly flat with a steep incline to the top which has great views of the surrounding area. The cows seem plenty gentle but you get the feeling you are invading their space. Afterwards, head in to Julian for some apple pie! A great reward after a pretty great bike ride.

Access Info

Take Highway 78 to Santa Ysabel. Staging Area is one mile west of Santa Ysabel on Highway 78 at call box #495 or across the street from 29313 Hwy 78.

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More Stats for Upper Creek Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    91 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,770 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,770 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,861 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,797 ft
  • Distance down
    2,949 ft
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