2 miles
Distance
106 ft
Climb
-165 ft
Descent
00:16:17
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Kemp Spur Trail

Kemp Spur Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Laguna Mountain Recreation Area
    descanso, California
  • Ref Number
    #5e23
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #35552 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

The Kemp Spur skirts the southern end of Laguna Meadow. You will arrive at a junction with the Chico Spur (trail 2), but take the trail to the right, it is the continuation of the Kemp Spur, past a crumbling, concrete wall - probably to dam water for cattle to drink - until you see a trail veer left, through a gap in the barbed wire fence. Our only confidence in this trail came from the large amount of bike-tire tracks, since it doesn't really correspond with any trail on the map. This eventually merges with spur 7, a generic "Connection Spur" to "Water of the Woods Spur" (trail 1), which is one of the main trails back to the parking area.

Access Info

Parking is at the initial visitors' kiosks near the southern entrance to the recreation area (Sunrise Highway mile marker 19) - familiar to sledders, and mountain bikers. This spot has trailheads to many of the hikes in and around Laguna Meadow.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kemp Spur Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -59 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,370 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,468 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,468 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,409 ft
  • Grade
    -0.518%
  • Grade max
    -24.059%
  • Grade min
    18.84%
  • Distance climb
    3,404 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,290 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:53
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Clear / Green
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Kemp Spur Trail Trail Reports

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      Oct 31, 2020 @ 4:50pm
      Oct 31, 2020
      All clear and running fine. Lots of traffic.
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      The misty rain made the dirt very wet this morning, but standing water and mud was rare.
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 4:37pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      Very large mountain lion sighted
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Jul 8, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 58 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 411 rides
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      Apr 20, 2019 @ 7:42am
      Apr 20, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag CopperCable (Feb 1, 2020 at 23:15)
       A great way to turn the Big Laguna Trail into a loop around the meadow!
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