13.7 miles
Distance
2,647 ft
Climb
-398 ft
Descent
03:47:36
Avg time
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    BLM
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Grapevine Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
    Borrego Springs, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #81249 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Anza-Borrego State Park

This is a seriously degraded 4x4 trail with ruts, rocks, sand and steep sections. Beautiful scenery.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Grapevine Canyon mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2,249 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,417 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,995 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,419 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,668 ft
  • Grade
    3.113%
  • Grade max
    -12.14%
  • Grade min
    17.935%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,751 ft
  • Avg time
    03:47:36
  • Avg reverse time
    01:35:47
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Status:
on Mar 21, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Grapevine Canyon Trail Reports

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      Mar 21, 2020 @ 4:48pm
      Mar 21, 2020
      Very sandy sections, but in good condition after days of rain. Not worth riding up, too sandy.
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 9:32am
      Mar 16, 2019
      Kind of soft n sandy in the wash areas, but definitely great overall. My first time there, so I wasn't sure what to expect. The top of the Jasper...
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      Only a little sand towards the bottom, otherwise excellent!
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 9:40am
      Dec 25, 2018
      Overall great condition, however it now crosses some private property with no trespassing signs at the top so it should be ridden up from the...
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      1 Review & Comments

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      0bLiVi0n (Mar 21, 2020 at 16:45)
       This an OK ride. More scenic than technical. But you're out of your mind if you ride up it only. Out n Back...maybe, but this is a very long, very very sandy ride. DONT ride up it!!! Ride down, North to south!
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