2,693 ft
Distance
82 ft
Climb
-240 ft
Descent
00:03:48
Avg time

Horse Drop Details

  • Riding Area
    Will Rogers State Park
    Santa Monica, California
  • AKA
    Old Ranch Road Shortcut
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #22448 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Super fun connector trail, but has been damaged by the rain in the winter of 16/17, leading to a lot of rain gullies, both skinny and wide, shallow and deep. The trail begs for you to ride it fast, but be cautious if it's your first time and always beware there could be hikers and horses coming up.

Disclaimer

Multi use trail including horses. Ride cautiously on weekends.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Horse Drop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -157 ft
  • Altitude min
    527 ft
  • Altitude max
    714 ft
  • Altitude start
    684 ft
  • Altitude end
    527 ft
  • Grade
    -5.843%
  • Grade max
    -28.061%
  • Grade min
    20.059%
  • Distance climb
    1,109 ft
  • Distance down
    1,516 ft
  • Distance flat
    68 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:58
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Status:
on Jan 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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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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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Horse Drop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 9:32am
      1 days
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Tree has been cleared
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 9:43am
      Dec 4, 2018
      Big tree down. You can get through but it requires dismounting
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 10:24am
      Nov 25, 2018
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 5:32pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      The residents in this canyon really don't like us riding the trail. I still ride it but, slow down significantly towards the bottom and on blind...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 324 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 6, 2017 @ 7:51pm
      Aug 6, 2017
      Horse Drop, Venice
      28 |
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 7:51pm
      Aug 6, 2017
      Horse Drop, Venice

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      youtuber Horse Trail (almost) Wet
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