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      A spread-out area with a number of fun trails and lots of climbing. Fireroad is the more common variety of trail with singletrack a bit hard to find but what is present is excellent. Don't miss Secret Trail and Sidewinder Loop.

      Connect with Rancho La Costa Preserve for some epic rides.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Municipal Park
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 9
      • 2
      • 11
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 18, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      32
      Trails Trail Running
      32
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent
      4,455 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,297 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,687 ft
      Reports
      126
      Photos
      78
      Ridden Counter
      5,408

      Photos of San Elijo Hills Mountain Bike

      trail: E. Quarry Alt
      12 |
      Jul 21, 2023 @ 9:59am
      Jul 21, 2023
      6 |
      Jul 21, 2023 @ 9:52am
      Jul 21, 2023
      7 |
      Jul 21, 2023 @ 9:32am
      Jul 21, 2023
      22 |
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 3:28pm
      Apr 3, 2022
      | 1 comments
      41 |
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 3:28pm
      Apr 3, 2022
      | 1 comments
      19 |
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 3:28pm
      Apr 3, 2022
      | 1 comments
      trail: Canyon Trail
      2,527 |
      Feb 17, 2015 @ 8:30pm
      Feb 17, 2015
      trail: Canyon Trail
      543 |
      May 6, 2014 @ 10:28pm
      May 6, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of San Elijo Hills Mountain Bike

      SIXSIXONE - Kyle & Bubba Dual Practice
      1:41 | 11281 | Mar 16, 2016
      My Wison & Lowe.
      trail: Poison Oak
      1:24 | 9 | Mar 15, 2015
      PQ Sunset trail ride
      0:59 | 311 | Jan 28, 2014
      Sonoran Expeditions MTB-Ride Bikes and Smash Beers
      3:36 | 102 | Jan 21, 2014
      Poison Oak
      trail: Poison Oak
      3:51 | 711 | Oct 15, 2013
      Falling Into the creek on Five oaks
      trail: Poison Oak
      0:24 | 795 | Jul 2, 2013
      Palm Canyon Trail - Mixed Up 01-12-13
      23:17 | 267 | Mar 11, 2013
      Tumbling down a hill onto my head
      trail: Poison Oak
      0:31 | 1065 | Jan 31, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Sunset Trail
      Jun 18, 2024 @ 7:25am
      Jun 18, 2024
      VariableWatch out for dogshit.Gears2
      Sunset Trail
      Jun 18, 2024 @ 7:25am
      Jun 18, 2024
      DryWatch out for dogshit.Gears2
      Lakeview Trail
      Jun 16, 2024 @ 12:37am
      Jun 16, 2024
      DryVery good conditionDel-Mar-Diesel
      Make a Wish
      May 16, 2024 @ 9:15am
      May 16, 2024
      UnknownMy son and I certainly made a wish going...acampillo
      Junipero Connector
      Aug 10, 2023 @ 1:32am
      Aug 10, 2023
      Idealcrpocock
      San Elijo to Denning Connector
      Feb 17, 2023 @ 10:32pm
      Feb 17, 2023
      DryHike scarbez
      765
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 1:21pm
      Dec 28, 2022
      Wetebnelson
      Frank's Peak Descent
      Jun 17, 2022 @ 4:43pm
      Jun 17, 2022
      DryVery rocky!niterider03
      Way Up Harmony Grove Connector
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 6:56pm
      Jun 3, 2022
      VariableWatch out for thorny native plantsniterider03
      Double Peak Trail
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 7:31am
      Apr 30, 2022
      Drycobblerider

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      gman92069riddentrailactivity #54525961 and 4 more
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 1:00pm
      Jun 22, 2024
      Gears2addreportactivity #54329937 and 1 more
      Jun 18, 2024 @ 10:54am
      Jun 18, 2024
      Del-Mar-Dieseladdreportactivity #54278770
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 8:34am
      Jun 17, 2024
      4RunTMriddentrailactivity #53133731
      May 25, 2024 @ 3:19pm
      May 25, 2024
      Rbartawishlistregionactivity #52984734
      May 22, 2024 @ 9:58am
      May 22, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      BlutzzztrailFranks to Bowling AlleyTrail is private and locked off with multiple...
      Nov 4, 2023 @ 11:26am
      Nov 4, 2023
      Frankman60trailRidgeline to Franks ConnectorNo access because of a large gate and a sign...
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 4:13pm
      Oct 9, 2023
      Frankman60trailWay Up Harmony Grove ConnectorThis trail does not exist as of 10/9/23. And,...
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 4:10pm
      Oct 9, 2023
      Frankman60trailFranks to Way Up ConnectorThis is a gated paved private road that has...
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 4:07pm
      Oct 9, 2023
      FerralztrailLakeview TrailReally fun trail. I recommend starting from...
      Aug 13, 2023 @ 7:15pm
      Aug 13, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Yellow Truck 11.4 km
      Rancho La Costa Preserve 11 8 3 11.7 km
      Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve 4 11 33.7 km
      Buena Creek Park 9 14.4 km
      Encinitas Ranch Pathways and Trails 2 45.5 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3125 miles4,455 ft10 miles1,296 ft
      #1,971#1,0557812656,446
      E-Bike12,369 ft174 ft1,365 ft154 ft
      #2,745#641111521
      Horse13,307 ft338 ft2,982 ft302 ft
      #789#550261
      Hike3225 miles4,281 ft10 miles1,296 ft
      #1,654#1,015123378
      Trail Running3225 miles4,281 ft10 miles1,296 ft
      #1,661#1,0141231,148
      Dirtbike/Moto13,307 ft338 ft2,982 ft302 ft
      #218#1462639
      • By snowcrasher & contributors
      • Admins: SDMBA
      • #10434 - 11,026 views

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