1,277 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-77 ft
Descent
00:01:41
Avg time

Cattle Pond Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
    Foothill Ranch, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5188 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #44701 in Trail Running
    • #10514 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    OC Parks

1st extra credit of Whiting Ranch

Access Info

Take a left at the first fork on Borrego, then take the first right turn on the climb

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cattle Pond mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -44 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,070 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,143 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade
    -3.465%
  • Grade max
    -19.881%
  • Grade min
    16.156%
  • Distance climb
    448 ft
  • Distance down
    796 ft
  • Distance flat
    33 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:41
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:03
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Status:
on Jul 26, 2022
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (8 votes)
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  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Cattle Pond Trail Reports

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      Jul 26, 2022 @ 12:33pm
      Jul 26, 2022
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 7:53am
      Jun 25, 2022
      Jun 15, 2022 @ 7:21am
      Jun 15, 2022
      Mar 23, 2022 @ 4:57pm
      Mar 23, 2022
      Open and all good
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 11:11am
      Dec 23, 2021
      Expect this trail to stay closed until late January 2022 due to December rain damage, according to a Park Ranger.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 686 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,185 rides
      • Last: Aug 13, 2022

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      Trail Lists

      Routes with this trail

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      Whiting Ranch 7.3 Mile Loop7 miles
      Whiting Loop++ (Cattle + Sage)6 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      MTBMOR (Jul 16, 2022 at 19:59)
      The trail is much mellower than before. There is still a tricky sandy spot, but no more drop in the middle.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Chrisgries (Nov 28, 2021 at 7:35)
      Fun short single track offshoot before the dreaded climb up Mustard
      [Reply]





      Videos

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      MTB Riding The Luge And More, May 8, 2021
      19:17 | 33 | Nov 1, 2021 , Foothill Ranch
      Whitting Ranch - All of the Trails
      12:47 | 97 | Oct 12, 2019 , Foothill Ranch
      Cattle Pond Loop
      0:57 | 74 | May 25, 2014 , Foothill Ranch
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