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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
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      This trail system is primarily in the Open Space to the north of the Fort Ord National Monument along Gigling Road. These trails link into the Fort Ord National Monument trails but are on unincorporated Monterey County Lands. They are primarily easy flowing trails suitable for beginning riders (thus the "Happy Trails").
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Jerry Smith Access Corridor Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Jerry Smith Trail Corridor and Inter Garrison Road or 8th Avenue and Gigling Road.
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 77
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Jan 19, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #387
      State Ranking
      #22
      Trails (view details)
      85
      Trails Mountain Bike
      85
      Trails Hike
      84
      Trails Trail Running
      84
      Total Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      3,308 ft
      Total Vertical
      289 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      439 ft
      Reports
      110
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      6,585

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Happy Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Old Trail 24
      17 |
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 9:13pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      15 |
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 2:41pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      trail: Old Trail 24
      20 |
      Mar 4, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Mar 4, 2019
      trail: Old Trail 24
      18 |
      Mar 4, 2019 @ 9:02pm
      Mar 4, 2019

      Videos of Happy Trails Mountain Bike

      On the gas with Jeff Brooks
      2:11 | 77 | Jan 10, 2016
      Powerline trail
      3:22 | 74 | Jan 10, 2016
      powerline trail
      3:17 | 165 | Jan 10, 2016
      JMP's the shitty berm trail
      trail: Trail C-49
      1:50 | 530 | Jun 2, 2008

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2047486theblackjeepriddentrailSidewalk Trail and 3 more
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 9:48pm
      15 hours
      user #1879964Xander11112riddentrailTrail C-86
      Feb 16, 2020 @ 12:42pm
      Feb 16, 2020
      user #1879964Xander11112wishlisttrailTrail C-86
      Feb 16, 2020 @ 12:42pm
      Feb 16, 2020
      user #932123joefabrisaddphoto in Capitola, California, United States
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 9:13pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      user #1365412ThinkcooperaddreportTrail C-37 Loop
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 9:21am
      Jan 20, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1169574MG154trailCadet AlleyO
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 10:22pm
      Sep 6, 2019
      user #1450726nostickerstrailSWAG TrailNot easily passable, even on foot.
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 9:41am
      Nov 4, 2018
      user #894184Dragonlady23trailTrail C-28Loved your description - thank you!
      May 6, 2018 @ 4:52pm
      May 6, 2018
      user #1349681danoincalitrailTrail C-32One of the funner downhills in the happy trail...
      Mar 24, 2018 @ 9:19pm
      Mar 24, 2018
      user #1349681danoincalitrailTrail C-28Super fun little downhill with two water bar...
      Mar 24, 2018 @ 9:12pm
      Mar 24, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Fort Ord National Monument 69 18 12.2 km
      Laguna Seca 1 24.2 km
      Toro Regional Park 3 7 3 17.4 km
      Hollister Hills SVRA (Lower Ranch) 120.4 km
      Mudstone Ranch 2 321.4 km

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