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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Recommended for a very local, quick fix of singletrack with some ragged sections. That said you can get a decent ride out of this if you lap in and out of the canyon and work on some of the more technical terrain. Watch for hikers and dogs. Be nice, Say HI
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 8
      • 13
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 28, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      31
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      1,173 ft
      Total Vertical
      200 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      299 ft
      Reports
      36
      Photos
      18
      Ridden Counter
      861

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 5 rides
      • 43 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 37 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance

      Photos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      14 |
      Aug 21, 2020 @ 8:18am
      Aug 21, 2020
      trail: Headhunter
      8 |
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 8:03pm
      Jul 28, 2020
      7 |
      Jul 16, 2020 @ 9:57am
      Jul 16, 2020
      2 |
      Jul 16, 2020 @ 9:57am
      Jul 16, 2020

      Videos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      0:07 | 5 | Aug 22, 2020
      POV of Pershing Climb
      2:13 | 10 | Aug 21, 2020
      POV of West Mesa Drop In
      0:52 | 13 | Aug 21, 2020
      Encampment trail POV
      trail: Encampment
      3:04 | 14 | Aug 21, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Pershing Climb
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      DrySteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Mesa-Velodrome Connector
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      IdealSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Wokey Wokey Knuckle Pokey!
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      UnknownSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      V-Drome
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      UnknownSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      V-Drome DROPS
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      UnknownSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Dirt Crit
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      IdealSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Dirt Crit Shortcut
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      UnknownSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Florida Canyon downhill
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      DrySteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      East Mesa Loop
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      IdealSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...
      Bunny Trail
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 5:11pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      VariableSteidlmGreat conditions. The area is small. ...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1566533Castor66riddentrailDirtbagging and 8 more
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 10:03pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      user #1151208spokeswomanupdatetrailDrain Pipe Steezy
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 3:53pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      user #1915499LiveFastPedalHardaddtrailDrain Pipe Steezy and 2 more
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 2:49pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      user #1915499LiveFastPedalHardcommenttrailErosion Case Study
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:35pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      user #1486801CguzmancommenttrailFlorida Canyon downhill
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 10:54am
      Sep 19, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1915499LiveFastPedalHardtrailErosion Case Studynot as technical due to recent trail...
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:35pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      user #1486801CguzmantrailFlorida Canyon downhillRide this trail often as I can ride from my...
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 10:54am
      Sep 19, 2020
      user #1915499LiveFastPedalHardtrailDirtbaggingfun as a downhill
      Aug 21, 2020 @ 11:44am
      Aug 21, 2020
      user #1248860TheJudge666trailWokey Wokey Knuckle Pokey!Warning: passes thru wall of cactus, hold your...
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 7:22am
      Aug 11, 2020
      user #1455385bigogoattrailFlorida Canyon EastTerrible trail. Got chased by a sketchy...
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 9:48am
      Jul 19, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      La Jolla1.5 km
      Crestridge Ecological Reserve1.5 km
      Tri-Canyons 5 5 26.2 km
      San Diego8 km
      Rose Canyon 28.1 km
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