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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
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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

LEGEND
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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Big Basin is California's oldest State Park, established in 1902. Home to the largest continuous stand of Ancient Coast Redwoods south of San Francisco, the park consists of Old Growth and recovering Redwood Forest, with mixed conifer, oaks, chaparral, and riparian habitats. Elevations in the park vary from sea level to over 2,000 feet.

      The park has over 80 miles of trails. Mountain bikes are only allowed on dirt roads.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 4, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      59 miles
      Total Descent
      10,753 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,327 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,353 ft
      Reports
      5
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      229

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Big Basin State Park Mountain Bike

      41 |
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 9:37am
      Mar 23, 2020
      | 4 comments
      56 |
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 5:24pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      64 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 3:50pm
      Feb 23, 2019
      70 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 3:50pm
      Feb 23, 2019

      Videos of Big Basin State Park Mountain Bike

      Big Basin Mountain Biking
      6:19 | 228 | Mar 9, 2019 , My City

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Gazos Creek Road
      Mar 8, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Mar 8, 2019
      WetMsoupmWet but rideable. A few down trees...
      Waddell Creek Road
      Feb 25, 2019 @ 1:13am
      Feb 25, 2019
      Prevalent Mudjessicakeenum
      Johansen Road
      Jul 15, 2017 @ 11:07am
      Jul 15, 2017
      DryOneshopFire road as bikes aren't allowed on...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1986510PacificaPaulwishlisttrailButano Fire Road
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 10:50am
      Apr 1, 2020
      user #771038endlessblockadesaddphoto at Waddell Creek Road in San Francisco, California, United States
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #2053022RThiebenwishlisttrailGazos Creek Road
      Mar 11, 2020 @ 6:25pm
      Mar 11, 2020
      user #1670667WaingrowishlisttrailWaddell Creek Road and 1 more
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 8:34pm
      Feb 20, 2020
      user #1670667WaingrowishlisttrailButano Fire Road
      Feb 10, 2020 @ 5:38pm
      Feb 10, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1686555nabatrailMiddle Ridge RoadDescending this fire road is easy if you go...
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 9:11pm
      Jun 30, 2019
      user #1718075jessicakeenumtrailButano Fire RoadBring your climbing legs, sunscreen, and...
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 5:20pm
      Apr 14, 2019

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