3 miles
Distance
467 ft
Climb
-1,164 ft
Descent
01:00:36
Avg time
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Lower Chiquita Details

  • Riding area
    Cleveland National Forest
    My City, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all year
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Cleveland National Forest (Trabuco District)

Technical trail with some uphill at the beginning. Lots of tight and technical rock gardens.

Access Info

From blue jay camp ground: take the upper san juan trail to where it splits. It splits multiple times, but at this split there will be a wooden sign that should say chiquita (left) and san juan (right). Follow upper chiquita to pretty much the waterfall. Just before you get to the waterfall, there will be a left that splits off and up. The bottom brings you out to the parking lot across from the candy store on the ortega.

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More Stats for Lower Chiquita mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -697 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,677 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,643 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,428 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,731 ft
  • Grade max
    -52.632%
  • Grade min
    25.956%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    286 ft
  • Avg time
    01:00:36
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Lower Chiquita Trail Reports

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Nov 29, 2017 @ 9:02am
Nov 29, 2017
Some erosion issues after last winter's rains. Many of the nice rock rolls are collapsed.
May 27, 2015 @ 8:48pm
May 27, 2015
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