3 miles
Distance
730 ft
Climb
-498 ft
Descent
00:22:18
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Black Mountain
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #46737 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A series of trails that loop around the Santaluz Club and community. Rolling hills with a moderate incline. Lusardi Creek features a small multi-use trail system. The preserve has canyons with robust riparian habitat along the creek.

Access Info

Trailhead parking and horse staging area on Del Dios Hwy.

More Stats for Lusardi Creek to Santa Fe Valley Trail loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    232 ft
  • Altitude min
    69 ft
  • Altitude max
    385 ft
  • Altitude start
    69 ft
  • Altitude end
    301 ft
  • Grade
    1.484%
  • Grade max
    -25.085%
  • Grade min
    24.795%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    949 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:18
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.5 (2 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
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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • 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
      Directions to lusardi-creek-to-santa-fe-valley-trail-loop trailhead (33.014170, -117.173535)
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      Lusardi Creek to... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 8:48pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Trail access south of Artesian appears blocked by new construction.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 33 miles avg distance
      All
      • 16 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 6:29pm
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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 6:29pm
      Jul 11, 2018
      | 2 comments
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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 6:29pm
      Jul 11, 2018
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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 6:29pm
      Jul 11, 2018
      | 2 comments

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag erkkilaurila (Dec 27, 2018 at 21:56)
       Construction ongoing just south of the Switchbacks along poweline. Also creek has flooded out part of official trail.
      [Reply]

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