This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
653 ft
Distance
-52 ft
Descent
00:01:34
Avg time

Lizard Shortcut Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rancho La Costa Preserve
    Carlsbad, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Center for Natural Lands Management

Bypass the chicanes and the first section of Horned Lizard if you're in a hurry.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Lizard Shortcut mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -52 ft
  • Altitude min
    946 ft
  • Altitude max
    999 ft
  • Altitude start
    999 ft
  • Altitude end
    945 ft
  • Grade
    -8%
  • Grade max
    -18.9%
  • Grade min
    -3.1%
  • Distance down
    653 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:54
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Status:
on May 1, 2021
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Lizard Shortcut Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 120 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      IsaiahSimon1406 (Oct 11, 2020 at 15:08)
       I’ve never seen this or heard of this, and I’ve ridden this place for almost a year.
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      • + 0
      IsaiahSimon1406 (Dec 4, 2020 at 8:57)
       Retract my comment, arguably a black connector not green. Loose and sketchy
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