1,920 ft
Distance
-344 ft
Descent
00:02:15
Avg time

Chaparral Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Joaquin Miller Park
    Oakland, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (7 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer and Winter
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #14301 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

Fast, steep and natural trail; usually ridden downhill. central rocky stretch requires good line choice and is black diamond; lots of railroad ties cut in and eroded; short travel bikes can get get overwhelmed especially with bad shock settings. Fun and short and the roughest trail in the park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Chaparral mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -344 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,004 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,348 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,348 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,004 ft
  • Grade
    -17.916%
  • Grade max
    -37.271%
  • Grade min
    -3.569%
  • Distance down
    1,893 ft
  • Distance flat
    28 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:53
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Status:
on Oct 2, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (25 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Chaparral Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 3:15pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 4:20pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 7:15am
      Jun 18, 2020
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 7:12am
      Jun 16, 2020
      Its in good shape. Worn down a bit so it's actually a little easier. Loose in some sections.
      Jan 18, 2020 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 18, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 14 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 453 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,073 rides
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      Photos

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      159 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      198 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      152 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      583 |
      Jul 3, 2015 @ 10:04am
      Jul 3, 2015

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag aceccato (May 9, 2020 at 13:16)
       Chaparral was good today. Dry conditions, but always fun to run down those rock faces and’s step downs. Hikers were friendly too.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag CoachAscanio (Aug 21, 2020 at 8:17)
       Best tech trail in the park! Tons of challenges that will test your skills. The rock garden is stellar!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Elbosun (Aug 28, 2020 at 16:41)
       Rode yesterday, still pretty Smokey but clear and cool in the morning. Recommend wearing protective gear
      [Reply]

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