2 miles
Distance
544 ft
Climb
-175 ft
Descent
00:26:06
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Castle Rock Trail

Castle Rock Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Strawberry
    , California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #68813 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is the connector trail to avoid riding on highway 88. Great view of Caples Creek and Thunder MT. Mostly single track.

More Stats for Castle Rock Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    369 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,588 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,588 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,957 ft
  • Grade
    4.472%
  • Grade max
    -19.088%
  • Grade min
    34.84%
  • Distance climb
    5,269 ft
  • Distance down
    2,609 ft
  • Distance flat
    376 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:06
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Status:
on Sep 3, 2019
Very Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Castle Rock Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:45pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      Very loose in places, hike a bike in some places on a hot day. Super fun downhill. Great views.
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:27am
      Aug 11, 2019
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:19pm
      Jul 19, 2019
      All clear, downed trees are cleared now
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 5:55pm
      Jul 10, 2019
      Two downed trees. Clear other than that.
      Jun 22, 2019 @ 3:22pm
      Jun 22, 2019
      Covered in snow at the bottom near the campground. We turned around and went somewhere else.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 13 rides
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      Photos

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      3 |
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:45pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      61 |
      Nov 29, 2017 @ 9:00pm
      Nov 29, 2017
      51 |
      Nov 29, 2017 @ 9:00pm
      Nov 29, 2017

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