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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Less than an hour's drive from San Diego lies a rocky, moderately hilly, desert landscape that would seem to be created for mountain biking. The weather, of course, is Southern-California perfect. The rides aren't too extremely difficult, but they definitely pose a challenge. And riders that take on the hills are rewarded with gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. One of the area's premiere biking destinations, Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, offers a variety of opportunities for off-road adventure—the Green Valley Loop, the Stonewall Mine trail, the Cuyamaca Peak trail, and the trail to Oakzanita Peak.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Lower Noble Trailhead google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Commences at the Green Valley Campground and Picnic Area in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, approximately 40 miles east of San Diego.
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      SDMBA
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,482
      State Ranking
      #124
      Trails
      22
      Total Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent
      8,366 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,493 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,085 ft
      Reports
      20
      Photos
      134
      Ridden Counter
      310

      Photos of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Mar 7, 2018 @ 6:25pm
      Mar 7, 2018
      Cold Spring Trail, descanso
      6 |
      Mar 7, 2018 @ 6:25pm
      Mar 7, 2018
      Cold Spring Trail, descanso
      62 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 6:40pm
      May 23, 2016
      Fern Flat Trail, descanso
      60 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 6:40pm
      May 23, 2016
      Fern Flat Trail, descanso
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      Videos of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Mountain Bike

      OTB on Sam Hill Trail
      trail: Hill Trail
      0:14 | 418 | Apr 9, 2016
      Sam Hill Trail
      trail: Hill Trail
      3:29 | 187 | Apr 9, 2016
      Skidmarx and Sam Hill trail edit
      trail: Hill Trail
      2:39 | 438 | Mar 12, 2016
      Elsinore 2
      trail: Hill Trail
      1:01 | 329 | Jan 11, 2016
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

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      user #1395337Tj90trailLookout Fire RoadThe park service has a big section ripped ip...
      Nov 25, 2017 @ 4:27pm
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      Recent Activity

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