1,008 ft
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-167 ft
Descent
00:02:54
Avg time

French Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Waterdog Lake Park
    Belmont, California
  • AKA
    Old French
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Ladder Bridge, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #1947

One of the steeper, more feral trails at Waterdog, this is a quick way to get to the bottom. It's the original trail in this area, now largely serviced by Ohlone Trail. While it's an old trail, it's also not on the official park map. Thus, you really only ever see bikes on this one. One fun feature is a skinny wooden ramp through a tree, meeting up with the trail below the following switchback. It's climbable, but hard in that direction, particularly near the tree mentioned above.

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More Stats for French Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -155 ft
  • Altitude min
    403 ft
  • Altitude max
    558 ft
  • Altitude start
    558 ft
  • Altitude end
    403 ft
  • Grade
    -15.373%
  • Grade max
    -41.139%
  • Grade min
    15.662%
  • Distance climb
    85 ft
  • Distance down
    869 ft
  • Distance flat
    53 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:48
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Status:
on Nov 19, 2017
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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