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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
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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
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  • 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
  • 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
      Trails in Big Basin and Butano State Parks are closed due to impacts from the CZU Complex fire in 2020.


      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
      Land Status: State Park
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      Region Details
      • 11
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 28, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      62 miles
      Total Descent
      11,088 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,327 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,353 ft
      Reports
      8
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      509

      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

      157 |
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 9:37am
      Mar 23, 2020
      | 4 comments
      130 |
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 5:24pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      132 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 3:50pm
      Feb 23, 2019
      90 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 3:49pm
      Feb 23, 2019

      Videos of Big Basin State Park Mountain Bike

      Big Basin Mountain Biking
      6:19 | 420 | Mar 9, 2019 , My City

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Butano Fire Road
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 7:37am
      Aug 7, 2020
      DryRswhitmarshDry except beneath canopy up high where...
      Olmo Fire Road
      Jun 24, 2020 @ 5:49am
      Jun 24, 2020
      DryRadekalSteep parts of descent have loose pea...
      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 #584365westsidelocriddentrailChalks Road
      Mar 30, 2021 @ 1:03pm
      Mar 30, 2021
      user #2608889Clayyoung413wishlisttrailNuevo Access Trail and 1 more
      Mar 6, 2021 @ 10:19am
      Mar 6, 2021
      user #2559077JarfeltwishlisttrailWaddell Creek Road
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 8:04am
      Jan 18, 2021
      user #2514498Ingridi66wishlisttrailWaddell Creek Road
      Jan 11, 2021 @ 9:28am
      Jan 11, 2021
      user #284279frankincenseaddreportWild Ridge Connector
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      Sep 19, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #2069956pghgradtrailWaddell Creek RoadThis is such a fun, easy trail ride that...
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 4:15pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      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

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1259 miles10,751 ft22 miles2,326 ft
      #6,145#2,801584239
      Hike1362 miles11,086 ft23 miles2,326 ft
      #5,550#2,6948358
      Trail Running1362 miles11,086 ft23 miles2,326 ft
      #5,550#2,6918319
      Horse23 miles335 ft1 mile371 ft
      21
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