3 miles
Distance
374 ft
Climb
-2,111 ft
Descent
00:41:20
Avg time
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Joplin Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cleveland National Forest
    Trabuco Canyon, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #18120 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Cleveland National Forest (Trabuco District)

Very rocky and technical single track. Pretty much a difficult hiking trail that people ride down. Unless you are a trials pro you will have to walk a few spots. Poison Oak too.

Access Info

Trail drops off to the right of The Main Divide if you are heading up to Santiago Peak from Four Corners.

More Stats for Joplin bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,737 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,967 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,930 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,930 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,193 ft
  • Grade
    -12.551%
  • Grade max
    -46.234%
  • Grade min
    44.503%
  • Distance climb
    3,058 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    633 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:20
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Status:
on Jun 30, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4.15 (6 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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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Joplin Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 3:37pm
      Jun 30, 2019
      Loose, dry. Very overgrown. Branches wack you in the face and limbs. Not flowy.
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 12:32pm
      Mar 13, 2019
      Open after holy fire
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:35am
      Sep 1, 2018
      reporter Closed due to Holy Fire. No ETA for reopening listed by USFS. Not signed as closed if climbing via Old Camp. North Main Divide at Joplin Entry...
      Jan 14, 2018 @ 1:57am
      Jan 14, 2018
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Overgrown and lots of big ruts from the recent rain
      Jan 4, 2018 @ 8:25am
      Jan 4, 2018
      Seriously overgrown and dry. Some fallen trees. Many loose large rocks. Creek was flowing a bit. Cover skin and pad up!
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 44 rides
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      Photos

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      Mar 13, 2019 @ 12:31pm
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      196 |
      Nov 11, 2016 @ 2:03pm
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      213 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 7:14pm
      Dec 1, 2015

      Trail Products

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag ZachMadison (Aug 23, 2017 at 11:58)
       Can you climb Joplin?

      Thinking about Whiting - Luge - Old Camp - Joplin - Main Divide and back down.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag killerisation (Oct 26, 2017 at 20:08)
       LHJ - MD - Joplin would make more sense. Park at The Path.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Ridensurf19 (Nov 19, 2017 at 18:09)
       No you can’t climb Joplin! And getting the to the top via Harding TT is a long climb
      [Reply]

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