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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Not recommended unless you are very local and need a quick fix. 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.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 8, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      SDMBA
      (sdmba.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,166
      State Ranking
      #194
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      3,218 ft
      Total Descent
      276 ft
      Total Vertical
      134 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      286 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      155

      Popular Balboa Park Mountain Biking Trails

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      SD Zoo Downhill
      Florida Canyon downhill

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      172 |
      Nov 30, 2017 @ 4:17pm
      Nov 30, 2017
      120 |
      May 27, 2017 @ 9:16pm
      May 27, 2017

      Videos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      CX Balboa Park MTB Trails Feb 20 2017
      5:17 | 194 | Feb 28, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1046808EjMatsvotetrailSD Zoo Downhill
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 1:29pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      user #1897712BetFwishlisttrailFlorida Canyon downhill
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:09pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      user #1566248FaithzaneaddreportFlorida Canyon downhill and 1 more
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 1:47pm
      Jul 9, 2019
      user #1114908jeffruckeraddreportSD Zoo Downhill
      Mar 10, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Mar 10, 2019
      user #1297503Nathanws14riddentrailSD Zoo Downhill
      Feb 1, 2019 @ 8:46pm
      Feb 1, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1168813Canchis87trailSD Zoo DownhillFirst time hiting these trails. Any good spots...
      Jan 4, 2018 @ 10:58pm
      Jan 4, 2018
      user #1325503Montoya727trailSD Zoo DownhillOvergrown and sandy.
      May 25, 2017 @ 4:26pm
      May 25, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Crestridge Ecological Reserve1.5 km
      Tecolote Canyon 4 5 26.2 km
      Rose Canyon 28.1 km
      Sweetwater Reservoir 1 68.5 km
      Sweetwater Reservoir 68.5 km
      • By numb401 & contributors
      • Admins: SDMBA
      • #15987 - 2,838 views

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