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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
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
  • 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
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      Region Details
      • 12
      • 3
      • 14
      • 12
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 17, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #513
      State Ranking
      #33
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails Hike
      43
      Trails Trail Running
      43
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      5,928 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,228 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,442 ft
      Reports
      268
      Photos
      233
      Ridden Counter
      3,980
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Carlsbad Mountain Bike

      trail: Denning Drive
      9 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Jul 31, 2019
      trail: Denning Drive
      6 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Jul 31, 2019
      trail: Denning Drive
      7 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Jul 31, 2019
      14 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 1:45pm
      Jul 1, 2019

      Videos of Carlsbad Mountain Bike

      6-9-18 Dropdown/Nascar
      3:48 | 325 | Jun 10, 2018
      6/18/16 Nascar
      4:07 | 483 | Jun 18, 2016
      La Costa Switchbacks
      11:33 | 104 | May 20, 2016
      Bryce drop to step up
      0:22 | 81 | Oct 11, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1643558Mikedant1addreportSwitchbacks Connector
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      user #1832095BikerFRNvotetrailHorned Lizard
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 12:31am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1832095BikerFRNriddentrailHorned Lizard
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 12:26am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1950801bautywishlisttrailSwitchbacks
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:04pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      user #1950801bautywishlisttrailHorned Lizard and 1 more
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:03pm
      Oct 7, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #667936BhammtbikerreportDrop Down (NASCAR)Thanks man!! ????
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #1796288jbachelortrailMule DeerI made a very poor decision of trying to climb...
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      user #467205RGonztrailSerpentineBerms are gone but actually kind of fun...
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 9:12am
      Jul 1, 2019
      user #1544968Brad5879trailSerpentineBerms are taken out????
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 11:14am
      Jun 29, 2019
      user #1776268error404paigenotfoundtrailHorned LizardFun trail. Watch for snakes!
      May 6, 2019 @ 3:06pm
      May 6, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By luvdabeach44 & contributors
      • Admins: SDMBA
      • #14485 - 2,253 views

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