1,049 ft
Distance
30 ft
Climb
00:02:20
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    O'Neill Regional Park
    Ladera Ranch, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #45137 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    County of Orange

This is just one section of the much longer Arroyo Trabuco trail system. It is basically the transition from the lower groomed fire road to a more proper trail that is mostly double track. It features a few water crossings that tend to change from season to season based on the severity of the previous winter. None are too difficult but the larger river rocks may give beginners some trouble. Those few rocks and a steep intro to the first crossing are the only reasons to rate this intermediate. Also, this is a place to avoid during wet weather, as you are riding in a literal flood zone.

Access Info

You are mostly going to get to this by traveling through via the adjacent Arroyo Trabuco Trails, which feature many start and stop locations. A popular way to get here is to park at the Rancho Santa Margarita Water Works parking lot off Antonio Parkway & Oso Parkway, and then take the Water Works trail down to the Arroyo Trabuco.

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More Stats for Arroyo Trabuco Trail (Creek Crossings) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    458 ft
  • Altitude max
    488 ft
  • Altitude start
    458 ft
  • Altitude end
    488 ft
  • Grade
    2.869%
  • Grade max
    -0.155%
  • Grade min
    12.388%
  • Distance climb
    407 ft
  • Distance flat
    642 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:30
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Status:
on Apr 14, 2019
Variable
Avg: 2 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Arroyo Trabuco... Trail Reports

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      Apr 14, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      Few areas of sand by the crossings, and good amount of water running through, about a foot deep 6-8 feet across, some trees are laid across to get...
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 4:39pm
      Oct 15, 2018
      Only a few parts with water.
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 9:44am
      Aug 19, 2018
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 3:06pm
      Jun 28, 2018
      Water level down on creeks -- woohoo
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 11:53am
      Jun 10, 2018
      Mostly dry with very brief, shallow river crossings. Can't really call this wet.
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      • 19 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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