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      One of San Diego County’s most precious natural resources, Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve offers approximately 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking, equestrian trails, as well as picnic areas and scenic mountain viewing points. In addition, the natural beauty of the Reserve includes such native plant communities as oak riparian, oak woodland, coastal sage scrub and chaparral. All wildlife and natural resources at the Reserve are fully protected so that future generations may also enjoy these wonders.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      The Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is located at 8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029. The entrance to the Reserve is located between the 6 and 6.5 mile markers on Harmony Grove Road.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      14
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      3,255 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,332 ft
      Total Vertical
      856 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      36
      Ridden Counter
      217

      Photos of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 8:18pm
      Jul 26, 2017
      Ridgeline Maintenance Road
      5 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 8:17pm
      Jul 26, 2017
      Ridgeline Maintenance Road
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      5 |
      May 29, 2017 @ 8:40pm
      May 29, 2017
      The Way Up Trail, San Clemente
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      7 |
      May 29, 2017 @ 8:39pm
      May 29, 2017
      The Way Up Trail, San Clemente
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      Videos of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Mountain Bike

      Margarita Adventure
      6:47 | 32 | May 26, 2017
      elfin
      7:43 | 207 | Aug 3, 2015
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      Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Scotties Single Track Bliss
      31 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1294744NannertrailThe Way Up TrailPretty miserable technical climb on a...
      May 19, 2017 @ 7:13pm
      May 19, 2017
      user #627477dirtchurnertrailThe Way Up Trailgood miserable cardio ride despite the trail...
      May 7, 2016 @ 9:38pm
      May 7, 2016
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      Sep 28, 2017 @ 12:22pm
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      Sep 9, 2017 @ 11:16am
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      user #1363468kimber-noeladdridelogAug 26, 2017 ride log
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