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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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

      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
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      • 77
      • 2


      Caution on Nov 4, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,343
      State Ranking
      #50
      Trails (view details)
      85
      Trails Mountain Bike
      85
      Trails Hike
      84
      Trails Trail Running
      84
      Total Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      3,309 ft
      Total Vertical
      289 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      439 ft
      Reports
      43
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      2,574

      Popular Happy Trails Mountain Biking Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

      traildateinfo
      SWAG Trail
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 9:43am
      Nov 4, 2018
      Not easily passable, even on foot
      FUBAR Trail
      Apr 10, 2018 @ 3:58pm
      Apr 10, 2018
      Totally overgrown - Impassable on a bike.
      Recruit Lookout
      Feb 10, 2018 @ 8:29am
      Feb 10, 2018
      Overgrown vegetation, impossible to find.

      Photos of Happy Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Trail C-50
      3 |
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 5:40pm
      Nov 18, 2018
      Trail C-50, Marina
      trail: Old Trail 24
      24 |
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 4:04pm
      Jul 22, 2017
      Old Trail 24, My City
      trail: Old Trail 24
      22 |
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 4:03pm
      Jul 22, 2017
      Old Trail 24, My City
      trail: Old Trail 24
      20 |
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 4:03pm
      Jul 22, 2017
      Old Trail 24, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Happy Trails Mountain Bike

      On the gas with Jeff Brooks
      2:11 | 67 | Jan 10, 2016
      Powerline trail
      3:22 | 67 | Jan 10, 2016
      powerline trail
      3:17 | 156 | Jan 10, 2016
      JMP's the shitty berm trail
      trail: Trail C-49
      1:50 | 520 | Jun 2, 2008
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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
      user #1349681danoincalitrailRanger TrailSuper fun singletrack section. Funner coming...
      Mar 24, 2018 @ 9:06pm
      Mar 24, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1293233NcalendaaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 12:12pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      user #1293233NcalendaaddridelogJan 9, 2019 ride log
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 4:20pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      user #1331215MccraigoraddridelogJan 6, 2019 ride log
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Jan 7, 2019
      user #1450726nostickersaddridelogJan 3, 2019 ride log
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 4:55pm
      Jan 3, 2019
      user #1456660mbauer53addridelogDec 31, 2018 ride log
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 8:40pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      view more »

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Fort Ord National Monument 69 182.2 km
      Laguna Seca 1 24.2 km
      Toro Regional Park 3 7 3 17.4 km
      Mudstone Ranch 2 321.4 km
      Pinto Lake Park 221.8 km
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