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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      5,524
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4,923
      Trails E-Bike
      1,392
      Trails Horse
      637
      Trails Hike
      5,028
      Trails Trail Running
      4,996
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      295
      Trails Observed Trials
      8
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      231
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      89
      Trails Downhill Ski
      52
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      17
      Total Distance
      8,436 miles
      Total Descent
      1,515,984 ft
      Total Vertical
      13,202 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      13,203 ft
      Reports
      36,761
      Photos
      19,954
      Ridden Counter
      187,306

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      Popular Southern California Mountain Biking Trails

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      Sleigh Ride
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      Fantasy Forest
      SkyPark at Santa's Village
      Arrow
      SkyPark at Santa's Village
      Cholla
      Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
      Turtle Trail
      Snow Summit Bike Park
      Neverland Jumpline
      SkyPark at Santa's Village
      Lizards
      Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
      Reindeer Return
      SkyPark at Santa's Village
      Rim Of The World Upline
      SkyPark at Santa's Village
      Party Wave
      Snow Summit Bike Park
      Lower Sleigh Ride
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      Lynx
      Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
      Rock-It
      Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
      Muscle Beach
      Snow Summit Bike Park
      Westridge
      Snow Summit Bike Park

      Southern California Mountain Bike Routes

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      Snake and Rice Canyon Loop
      Chula Vista Canyon Trails
      5 miles
      Wondering Where the Lions Are
      Laguna Mountain Recreation Area
      18 miles
      Here's Looking at You, Kid (aka Noble Canyon for Intermediates)
      Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
      14 miles
      The Odyssey
      Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
      33 miles
      The Iliad
      Laguna Mountain Recreation Area
      17 miles
      We'll Always Have Paris
      Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
      21 miles
      The Luge - Intermediate/Advanced Route
      Foothill Ranch
      8 miles
      6 Mile Whiting Ranch Loop
      Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
      6 miles
      The East Ender
      Los Peñasquitos Canyon
      21 miles
      Los Penasquitos Canyon Loop aMTB-2
      Los Peñasquitos Canyon
      12 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 20 rides
      Yesterday
      • 94 rides
      Past Week
      • 2,866 rides

      Photos of Southern California Mountain Bike

      155 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 8:41pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      110 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 8:41pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      51 |
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 8:20am
      Aug 23, 2020
      56 |
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Aug 6, 2020
      212 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 6:40pm
      May 23, 2016
      191 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 6:40pm
      May 23, 2016
      trail: Canyon Trail
      2,345 |
      Feb 17, 2015 @ 8:30pm
      Feb 17, 2015
      trail: Canyon Trail
      509 |
      May 6, 2014 @ 10:28pm
      May 6, 2014
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      Videos of Southern California Mountain Bike

      Scene Report 01/01/2023
      9 | Jan 1, 2023
      Sunday Save

      43 | Dec 19, 2022
      Sending My First Gaps At Marshall Canyon.
      19 | Nov 13, 2022
      Failed Attempt at a No foot Can
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      118 | Nov 5, 2022
      5 | Oct 23, 2022
      Pan NE-E-SE from summt
      7 | Oct 9, 2022
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      17 | Sep 21, 2022
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      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      El Nido Trail
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 3:01pm
      18 hours
      WetkillerhamThis trail is closed due to storm damage.
      Friends Trail
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetkillerhamThis trail is closed due to storm damage.
      Rice Wills
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetkillerhamThis trail is closed due to storm damage.

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Panic
      Will Rogers State Park
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 10:14am
      23 hours
      IdealPlease stop nerfing the trail, whoever is...mariomtblt
      Ridge Runner
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetThis trail is closed due to storm damage.killerham
      Rice Canyon
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetThis trail is closed due to storm damage.killerham
      Fern Grotto Trail
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetThis trail is closed due to storm damage.killerham
      Chaparral Crest Trail
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetThis trail is closed due to storm damage.killerham
      Oso Ridge Trail
      Ventura River Preserve
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:01am
      1 day
      WetThis trail is closed due to storm damage.killerham
      Will Rogers Trail
      Will Rogers State Park
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 2:45am
      1 day
      UnknownThis and nic cage are very wet. Please...vandall
      Palisades Trail
      Los Angeles County
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 4:05pm
      2 days
      IdealRecent rains have caused three...Namlak
      Cathedral
      Cathedral City
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 2:39pm
      2 days
      IdealNo issues or surprises, probably as good...tcollier
      Box Canyon
      Wildwood Regional Park
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 7:26am
      2 days
      DryOnly use this to get back in to wildwood...GeorgeGWfB87

      Activity Feed

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      user #1034681dcriteladdreportCougar Crest Trail
      Jan 31, 2023 @ 8:33am
      24 mins
      user #1354855OldGuy11wishlistregionAlvin Meadow
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 11:18pm
      10 hours
      user #1354855OldGuy11riddentrailIndian Creek Trail
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 11:11pm
      10 hours
      user #3364446brotherkimballwishlisttrailGuadalasca
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 10:13pm
      11 hours
      user #2908485sharkbaitdrewishlisttrailUndertow
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 9:44pm
      11 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1233581grantbob94trailArt JohnsonAbsolute riot of a DH. Yes, the 2 soft...
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 8:13am
      1 day
      user #818760kneekotrailTin MineThis trail is all time! So much fun. Super...
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 6:52pm
      2 days
      user #2436247MingSDreportRanch House Crossingyou can't ride the bike across, and the bridge...
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 11:43am
      2 days
      user #1931039BenLow2019reportRanch House CrossingThe trail is closed, but has hero dirt? Was...
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 5:51am
      2 days
      user #2133593thechrisfrtrailThe GrudgeGreat trail indeed. It takes several laps to...
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 9:29pm
      2 days

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4,9236,863 miles1,240,089 ft3,040 miles11,706 ft
      19,58636,707538356,404
      E-Bike1,3922,086 miles309,685 ft940 miles9,380 ft
      9129,9577826,504
      Horse6371,988 mile298,494 ft893 miles10,659 ft
      7,4631313
      Hike5,0278,009 miles1,401,640 ft3,506 miles13,202 ft
      21036,1327617,569
      Trail Running4,9967,969 miles1,392,720 ft3,488 miles13,202 ft
      4436,106716,031
      Dirtbike/Moto295844 miles114,636 ft371 miles9,491 ft
      56,8126162
      Observed Trials814 miles3,599 ft7 miles7,428 ft
      25666
      ATV/ORV/OHV231528 miles65,154 ft225 miles8,563 ft
      136,783352
      Snowmobile611 miles735 ft3 miles3,901 ft
      114
      Snowshoe89123 miles24,820 ft54 miles7,477 ft
      2084134
      Downhill Ski5215 miles13,340 ft14 miles6,722 ft
      13881
      Backcountry Ski23 miles253 ft1 mile305 ft
      7114
      Nordic Ski1722 miles1,319 ft6 miles3,261 ft
      444136
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