3 miles
Distance
1,117 ft
Climb
-353 ft
Descent
2,109 ft
High Point
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Gifford Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Santa Maria
    Santa Maria, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Land Manager

This out and back trail is for the back country Enduro rider types. If any exist.
The site is located on Hwy #166 26 miles east of Santa Maria.
Gifford Trailhead has one large parking area and serving hikers, bikers, and equestrians. No motorized use allowed.
The Gifford trail (18E12) 2.2 miles has beautiful scenic views.
Hitching posts. Picnicking 1 table. Stock trailer parking.

More Stats for Gifford Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    764 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,345 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,345 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,109 ft
  • Grade
    4.91%
  • Grade max
    -34.886%
  • Grade min
    33.969%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,868 ft
  • Distance flat
    701 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to gifford-trail trailhead (35.108385, -120.076154)
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Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:40pm
Jun 18, 2018
Gifford Trail, Santa Maria
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Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:40pm
Jun 18, 2018
Gifford Trail, Santa Maria
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Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:40pm
Jun 18, 2018
Gifford Trail, Santa Maria
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Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:39pm
Jun 18, 2018
Gifford Trail, Santa Maria

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