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      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
      Land Status: City Managed
      Land Manager: City of San Diego
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 17
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 11, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      58
      Trails Mountain Bike
      58
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      58
      Trails Trail Running
      58
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,677 ft
      Total Vertical
      227 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      325 ft
      Reports
      143
      Photos
      59
      Ridden Counter
      5,136

      Photos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      20 |
      Oct 11, 2022 @ 7:58pm
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      Oct 11, 2022 @ 7:58pm
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      Oct 11, 2022 @ 7:58pm
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      Oct 11, 2022 @ 7:57pm
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      Oct 11, 2022 @ 7:57pm
      Oct 11, 2022
      28 |
      Feb 27, 2022 @ 6:39pm
      Feb 27, 2022
      43 |
      Feb 27, 2022 @ 6:35pm
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      38 |
      Feb 27, 2022 @ 6:35pm
      Feb 27, 2022

      Videos of Balboa Park Mountain Bike

      0:07 | 42 | Aug 22, 2020
      POV of Pershing Climb
      2:13 | 57 | Aug 21, 2020
      POV of West Mesa Drop In
      0:52 | 80 | Aug 21, 2020
      Encampment trail POV
      trail: Encampment
      3:04 | 82 | Aug 21, 2020
      POV of 'Florida Canyon Downhill'
      0:41 | 81 | Aug 21, 2020
      POV of Danny Devito
      1:01 | 92 | Aug 21, 2020
      wallride
      trail: Wallride
      0:09 | 619 | Apr 7, 2013
      fedex wallride
      trail: Wallride
      0:08 | 493 | Dec 30, 2010

      Recent Trail Reports

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      West Climb
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 12:00pm
      Nov 5, 2022
      Very DryBurnsy89
      post-climb return
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Nov 5, 2022
      Very DryBurnsy89
      Danny Devito
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Nov 5, 2022
      Very DryVery ruttedBurnsy89
      Ghost of Redwoods Past
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Nov 5, 2022
      DryBurnsy89
      Florida Canyon East
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Nov 5, 2022
      Very DryBurnsy89
      Pershing Climb
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Nov 5, 2022
      Very DryBee hive still present but not super...Burnsy89
      SD Zoo Downhill
      Oct 13, 2022 @ 2:31pm
      Oct 13, 2022
      Ideal Re-consolidated bottom of steeper dirt...ridetime4
      Bridle Trail
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 8:31pm
      Sep 10, 2022
      WetToo wet to ride through at low lying sectionsPeterpkNgK0
      Schittz Pro Line
      Aug 23, 2022 @ 12:04pm
      Aug 23, 2022
      Very DryTrail has been bulldozed from top to...ridetime4
      Encampment
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 11:33am
      Jul 17, 2022
      Very DryOvergrown vegetation Hard to navigate...ridetime4

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2811856ridetime4commentrouteCactus Enduro Loop
      Jan 8, 2023 @ 9:20pm
      Jan 8, 2023
      user #2961846Talvarez44riddentrailV-Drome
      Jan 8, 2023 @ 11:32am
      Jan 8, 2023
      user #2148317Mhbobi20wishlistregionBalboa Park
      Dec 27, 2022 @ 6:30pm
      Dec 27, 2022
      user #688306BFried9131wishlistrouteCactus Enduro Loop
      Dec 17, 2022 @ 10:37am
      Dec 17, 2022
      user #3173805Twilly19wishlistrouteThese Modern Times
      Dec 6, 2022 @ 1:44pm
      Dec 6, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2811856ridetime4trailSD Zoo DownhillAhh yea your are correct in that aspect but I...
      Oct 28, 2022 @ 3:02am
      Oct 28, 2022
      user #1931039BenLow2019trailSD Zoo DownhillLOL - Leaderboard shows you're 15th, but I...
      Oct 24, 2022 @ 9:07am
      Oct 24, 2022
      user #2811856ridetime4trailSD Zoo DownhillFaster than before. I have managed fastest...
      Oct 23, 2022 @ 2:43pm
      Oct 23, 2022
      user #3171171PeterpkNgK0trailBridle TrailWet right after tropical storm Kay. Not good...
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 8:30pm
      Sep 10, 2022
      user #2811856ridetime4trailPershing ClimbBee hive location 32.72417° N, 117.14245° W
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 6:27pm
      Jul 26, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Downtown1.5 km
      City Heights 8 1 14.6 km
      Tri-Canyons 11 12 26.2 km
      Rose Canyon 4 1 18.1 km
      Sweetwater Reservoir 22 11 18.5 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5812 miles1,677 ft5 miles226 ft
      #941#4965914355,858
      E-Bike72 miles210 ft3,865 ft105 ft
      #2,321#52912863
      Hike5812 miles1,677 ft5 miles226 ft
      #677#41814377
      Trail Running5812 miles1,677 ft5 miles226 ft
      #679#413143401
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