6 miles
Distance
2,657 ft
Climb
-151 ft
Descent
01:21:17
Avg time
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Coal Canyon Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #38165 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Cleveland National Forest (Trabuco District)

Coal Canyon Trail is a sometimes maintained fire road that can vary from hard packed to a loose rutted mess. The middle two miles is the toughest with some steep ramps.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Coal Canyon Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2,505 ft
  • Altitude min
    504 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    504 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,009 ft
  • Grade
    8.151%
  • Grade max
    -26.75%
  • Grade min
    28.738%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2,539 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,234 ft
  • Avg time
    01:21:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:36:44
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Status:
on Feb 7, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 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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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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      Coal Canyon Trail Trail Reports

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      Feb 7, 2021 @ 12:05pm
      Feb 7, 2021
      Dry but rutted out
      Dec 12, 2020 @ 6:05am
      Dec 12, 2020
      All clear. Smooth. Most ruts gone
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 3:26pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      Trail is open
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 1:45pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD815378 Seven National Forests (NF) in California remain closed: Angeles NF, Cleveland...
      Sep 5, 2020 @ 5:37am
      Sep 5, 2020
      Top section more chunky than normal and few spots with ruts. Think they made the climb a little steeper too.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 23 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
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      • 168 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Coal Canyon Black Star
      26 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Pistolxx1 Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Aug 30, 2018 at 20:21)
       Good up hill trail and connects with skyline trail at the top. Last leg is pretty steep in sections 22% grade.
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