1,545 ft
Distance
92 ft
Climb
-78 ft
Descent
4,284 ft
High Point

Hill Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
    descanso, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #27482 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    California Department of Parks and Recreation

A single-track which climbs to the ridge and then drops back down to either the Cold Stream Trail or the Green Valley Fire Road depending on which trail head you enter. As promised by the name, the trail made a short uphill ascent, then traveled down the other side of small hill.This stretch of trail was more narrow than any of the previous sections had been, with thick California Lilac on either side.

Access Info

East of San Diego, the park is on Highway 79, five miles north of I-8.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hill Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    14 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,197 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,197 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,210 ft
  • Grade
    0.879%
  • Grade max
    -19.256%
  • Grade min
    38.416%
  • Distance climb
    663 ft
  • Distance down
    833 ft
  • Distance flat
    50 ft
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10 rides
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      Photos

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