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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
Contribute Details
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Region Details
      • 4
      • 8
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 27, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent
      1,113 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,910 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,296 ft
      Reports
      150
      Photos
      160
      Ridden Counter
      1,141

      Photos of Otay Reservoir Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Jan 16, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 16, 2022
      1 |
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 9:01am
      Dec 4, 2021
      1 |
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 9:00am
      Dec 4, 2021
      1 |
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 7:45am
      Dec 4, 2021
      104 |
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Jun 29, 2019
      99 |
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Jun 29, 2019
      157 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 2:36pm
      Apr 13, 2018
      188 |
      Jul 19, 2017 @ 1:40pm
      Jul 19, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Highrider
      Jan 21, 2022 @ 7:31pm
      1 day
      VariableBenLow2019Lots of unavoidable puddles and water-...
      Lower Otay Lake Trail
      Jan 21, 2022 @ 7:29pm
      1 day
      IdealBenLow2019Pretty much ideal right now. Maybe a few...
      Upper Otay Lake Trail
      Jan 16, 2022 @ 10:59am
      Jan 16, 2022
      IdealBenLow2019Trail is in great shape after recent...
      Centennial Trail - Lower Otay
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Dec 27, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019 Good for the moment. Benches all need...
      High Route
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 9:58pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019Good riding now- expect mud soon.
      Otay Dogleg
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 9:52pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019Good but it’ll be muddy soon.
      Mountain Hawk
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 9:49pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019Good at this moment but it’ll be muddy...
      The Alley
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 9:44pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019Fine now - expect mud in a few hours.
      Alex's Cut
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 7:05am
      Dec 4, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019 Someone forgot their tape measure.
      Salt Creek Path
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 10:19am
      Oct 31, 2021
      IdealBenLow2019A little rut formed by the Rec Center but...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1931039BenLow2019addreportLower Otay Lake Trail and 1 more
      Jan 21, 2022 @ 7:29pm
      1 day
      user #1931039BenLow2019addphoto in San Diego, California, United States
      Jan 16, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 16, 2022
      user #1931039BenLow2019addreportUpper Otay Lake Trail
      Jan 16, 2022 @ 10:59am
      Jan 16, 2022
      user #1931039BenLow2019addreportCentennial Trail - Lower Otay and 2 more
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #1931039BenLow2019addreportLower Otay Lake Trail and 7 more
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 9:43pm
      Dec 23, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2069614VcapuchinotrailThe AlleyStill very dry, brush was cleared in some areas.
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 11:48am
      Dec 5, 2020
      user #2209944619mtbtrailLower Otay Lake TrailCheck the reports for most up to date...
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 11:53pm
      Aug 13, 2020
      user #2209944619mtbtrailLower Otay Lake TrailTrail is in great shape. Overgrown in just a...
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 9:54pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2255316Dylanwylie1trailLower Otay Lake TrailFun ride and has harder spots that make it fun...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 10:07pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      user #1931039BenLow2019trailMountain HawkWide, flat dirt walking/biking path. Good to...
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Oct 15, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hollenbeck Canyon 1 44.8 km
      Sweetwater East 56 km
      Sweetwater Reservoir 16 10 17.9 km
      Chula Vista Canyon Trails 6 78.3 km
      Crestridge 1011.6 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1725 miles1,112 ft7 miles2,910 ft
      #3,914#1,76216015022,214
      E-Bike512 miles413 ft3 miles2,910 ft
      50229
      Hike1725 miles1,112 ft7 miles2,910 ft
      #3,236#1,615150155
      Trail Running1725 miles1,112 ft7 miles2,910 ft
      #3,243#1,615150235
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