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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
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      Open on Oct 14, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #935
      State Ranking
      #42
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails Hike
      43
      Trails Trail Running
      43
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      5,929 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,228 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,442 ft
      Reports
      163
      Photos
      202
      Ridden Counter
      1,948
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Carlsbad Mountain Bike

      trail: Horned Lizard
      3 |
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 6:17pm
      Oct 15, 2018
      Horned Lizard, Carlsbad
      trail: Mule Deer
      2 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Jul 20, 2018
      Mule Deer, My City
      trail: Mule Deer
      3 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Jul 20, 2018
      Mule Deer, My City
      trail: Mule Deer
      6 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Jul 20, 2018
      Mule Deer, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Carlsbad Mountain Bike

      6-9-18 Dropdown/Nascar
      3:48 | 116 | Jun 10, 2018
      6/18/16 Nascar
      4:07 | 449 | Jun 18, 2016
      La Costa Switchbacks
      11:33 | 87 | May 20, 2016
      Bryce drop to step up
      0:22 | 79 | Oct 11, 2015
      more videos »

      Carlsbad Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Rancho La Costa All Mountain Loops
      20 miles
      Round About Double Peak
      12 miles
      La Costa/Elfin Forest Loop
      21 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1652855rpmrhondatrailSwitchbacksGood workout going up, fun down hill!
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 2:04pm
      Nov 1, 2018
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailSwitchbacksTis is now mainly ridden down by most bikers,...
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:10pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailHorned LizardBlown out longer line with many off camber...
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:08pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailDrop Down (NASCAR)Nascar is blown out with many of the features...
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:06pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #1154826DaBunjtrailFirestation LoopShort single track with a little climb on the...
      Mar 21, 2018 @ 6:35pm
      Mar 21, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1544968Brad5879addridelogDec 10, 2018 ride log
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 4:56pm
      15 hours
      user #1529226Ob917addridelogDec 10, 2018 ride log
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 4:51pm
      15 hours
      user #1385768tbyronaddridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      2 days
      user #1252874JoeHajekaddridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      2 days
      user #1529226Ob917addridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 4:35pm
      2 days
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Rancho La Costa Preserve 8 5 11 km
      San Elijo Hills 11 11.1 km
      Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve 3 6 33.4 km
      Manchester Preserve 34.9 km
      Lake Hodges 7 5 15.7 km
      • By luvdabeach44 & contributors
      • Admins: SDMBA
      • #14485 - 1,373 views

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