4 miles
Distance
1,046 ft
Climb
-754 ft
Descent
821 ft
High Point

Cottle Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Calero County Park
    San Jose, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Winding around the reservoir with neat views, as it goes deeper into the park, it starts to climb. The climb pitches as it gets closer to the end, the Cottle Rest spot. The rest spot is in the shade with a picnic table. Horses have a trough here. The trail then continues as Chisnantuk single track.

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More Stats for Cottle Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    292 ft
  • Altitude min
    493 ft
  • Altitude start
    529 ft
  • Altitude end
    821 ft
  • Grade
    1.443%
  • Grade max
    -42.304%
  • Grade min
    57.603%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,158 ft
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to cottle-trail trailhead (37.189430, -121.807500)
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Cottle Trail Trail Reports

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Oct 3, 2018 @ 9:38am
Oct 3, 2018
Aug 14, 2018 @ 5:43pm
Aug 14, 2018
The two creek crossings are completely dry now.
Jun 9, 2018 @ 9:31am
Jun 9, 2018
The two small creek crosses still have water flowing but very shallow and nothing to worry about.
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