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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of May 15, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      20
      Trails Mountain Bike
      20
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      20
      Trails Trail Running
      19
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent
      3,871 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,000 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,385 ft
      Reports
      309
      Photos
      216
      Ridden Counter
      2,188

      Photos of Otay Reservoir Mountain Bike

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      May 5, 2024 @ 8:14pm
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      May 5, 2024 @ 8:14pm
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      May 5, 2024 @ 8:14pm
      May 5, 2024
      1 |
      May 5, 2024 @ 8:14pm
      May 5, 2024
      143 |
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Jun 29, 2019
      138 |
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Jun 29, 2019
      204 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 2:36pm
      Apr 13, 2018
      230 |
      Jul 19, 2017 @ 1:40pm
      Jul 19, 2017

      Videos of Otay Reservoir Mountain Bike

      The Meteor Man
      | Feb 8, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Traverse
      May 15, 2024 @ 8:19am
      May 15, 2024
      Very DryWeeds have been cut back, but trail is...BenLow2019
      Otay Lakes County Park Mtn
      May 15, 2024 @ 8:18am
      May 15, 2024
      Very DryTrails have had weeds trimmed, but dirt...BenLow2019
      Lower Otay Lake Trail
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 9:36am
      Apr 13, 2024
      VariableStill finding big muddy sections.BenLow2019
      Alex's Cut
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 9:34am
      Apr 13, 2024
      Wet Trail is flooded due to the lake being so...BenLow2019
      The Alley
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 10:44am
      Mar 9, 2024
      IdealThere’s a couple small puddles- all goodBenLow2019
      Upper Otay Lake Trail
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 8:51am
      Mar 9, 2024
      Variable West side: Some soft spots and a few...BenLow2019
      Salt Creek Path
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 6:30pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      DryFine ridingBenLow2019
      Mountain Hawk
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 6:29pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      DryEasy ridingBenLow2019
      Otay Lakes County Park Trail
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 6:25pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      Very DryFineBenLow2019
      South Side
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 2:43pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      Very DryDusty but that’s fineBenLow2019

      Activity Feed

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      BenLow2019addreportactivity #52635089 and 1 more
      May 15, 2024 @ 8:19am
      May 15, 2024
      bobgaveaddphotoactivity #52149840 and 3 more
      May 5, 2024 @ 8:14pm
      May 5, 2024
      BenLow2019addreportactivity #51124323 and 1 more
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 9:34am
      Apr 13, 2024
      Micahc3xjhfriddentrailactivity #50518376
      Mar 26, 2024 @ 11:37pm
      Mar 26, 2024
      BenLow2019addphotoactivity #49849197
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 8:09am
      Mar 9, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      N-BennotrailLower Otay Lake TrailLeaving a report here since I recently created...
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 6:39am
      Feb 16, 2024
      Endurosl2008trailLower Otay Lake TrailK
      May 26, 2023 @ 9:31pm
      May 26, 2023
      JScottyBreportLower Otay Lake TrailIn the first 3 miles of the ride, there are...
      Apr 25, 2023 @ 5:11am
      Apr 25, 2023
      BenLow2019trailLower Otay Lake TrailNew fencing installed at the boat launch...
      Dec 26, 2022 @ 10:27am
      Dec 26, 2022
      VcapuchinotrailThe AlleyStill very dry, brush was cleared in some areas.
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 11:48am
      Dec 5, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hollenbeck Canyon 1 44.8 km
      Sweetwater Reservoir 22 19 17.9 km
      Chula Vista Canyon Trails 17 16 48.3 km
      Crestridge 15 211.6 km
      City Heights 8 1 111.7 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2038 miles3,871 ft13 miles2,999 ft
      #3,191#1,60921230933,877
      E-Bike512 miles413 ft3 miles2,910 ft
      972186
      Hike2038 miles3,871 ft13 miles2,999 ft
      #2,524#1,448309191
      Trail Running1938 miles3,871 ft13 miles2,999 ft
      #2,530#1,4454307264
      Dirtbike/Moto113 miles2,759 ft6 miles2,707 ft
      112
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