41 miles
Distance
8,132 ft
Climb
-8,135 ft
Descent
4,226 ft
High Point

This is a great loop on two of the best trails in the Santa Ana Mountains. Head up Trabuco Canyon on the Trabuco Trail to Main Divide then drop down San Juan Trail. Exit SJT and take the San Juan Creek Trail to Casper's Wilderness Park and then take the Bell View Trail back to the start.

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Trails in Route

San Juan7 miles

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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Trabuco/San Juan Trail Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    381 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,100 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,096 ft
  • Grade max
    -70.714%
  • Grade min
    49.229%
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Trail transparency
      MTB San Juan Trail off Ortega Highway 2020
      MTB San Juan Trail off Ortega Highway 2020
      trail: San Juan
      12:01 | 44 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 18, 2020
      Mountain Biking Famous San Juan Trail
      Mountain Biking Famous San Juan Trail
      trail: San Juan
      34:46 | 51 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Dec 14, 2019
      San Juan Lollipop Loop
      San Juan Lollipop Loop
      trail: San Juan
      16:04 | 150 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 6, 2019

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