1,920 ft
Distance
-344 ft
Descent
00:01:57
Avg time

Chaparral Details

  • Riding area
    Joaquin Miller Park
    Oakland, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer and Winter
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • 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.

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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
    00:01:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:28
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (11 votes)

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Chaparral Trail Reports

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Nov 11, 2017 @ 4:21pm
Nov 11, 2017
Perfect! Hero dirt the whole way.
Oct 21, 2017 @ 9:15am
Oct 21, 2017
SUPER fun decent. Loose rocky shoot after upper right turn with big drops. Good advice about the tree. Get your chest into the seat.
Oct 10, 2017 @ 5:29pm
Oct 10, 2017
Really loose
Jun 11, 2017 @ 10:08am
Jun 11, 2017
The low tree is still down over the trail. It looks like it's going to become a permanent feature. Duck very low to clear.
May 22, 2017 @ 3:02pm
May 22, 2017
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Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:35pm
Oct 25, 2017
Chaparral, Pleasanton
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Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:35pm
Oct 25, 2017
Chaparral, Pleasanton
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Jul 3, 2015 @ 10:04am
Jul 3, 2015
Chaparral, Oakland
211 |
Jun 9, 2015 @ 3:45pm
Jun 9, 2015
Chaparral, Oakland

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