1,920 ft
Distance
-344 ft
Descent
00:02:11
Avg time

Chaparral Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Joaquin Miller Park
    Oakland, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 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 [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 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.

More Stats for Chaparral 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
    00:02:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:28
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 3.95 (17 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 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
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • less 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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      Chaparral Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 5:35pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      Trail is hard as F but it's all clear.
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 4:35pm
      Aug 6, 2019
      Dry, loose, and it wants to kill you.
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Jul 16, 2019
      Little river going down the trail before the flowy drop in to the first root and rock garden.
      Jun 10, 2019 @ 8:36am
      Jun 10, 2019
      Dry, and starting to loosen up
      May 24, 2019 @ 4:44pm
      May 24, 2019
      Running well. You need to learn the new lines as winter erosion changes this trail every year.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 471 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,073 rides
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      Photos

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      37 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
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      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
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      43 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:26pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      445 |
      Jul 3, 2015 @ 10:04am
      Jul 3, 2015

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