2,124 ft
Distance
278 ft
Climb
00:10:42
Avg time

Monkey Face Details

  • Riding Area
    Upper Bidwell Park
    Chico, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #46951 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Primarily a hiking trail and not often ridden by bikes but is open to bikes. Short, steep climb to Chico's iconic Monkey Face. Please remember not to cut the switchbacks on this trail!!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Monkey Face bike trail
  • Altitude change
    278 ft
  • Altitude min
    366 ft
  • Altitude max
    644 ft
  • Altitude start
    366 ft
  • Altitude end
    644 ft
  • Grade
    13.11%
  • Grade max
    3.589%
  • Grade min
    34.405%
  • Distance climb
    2,106 ft
  • Distance flat
    18 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:12
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Status:
on Apr 26, 2017
Variable
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Monkey Face Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Apr 26, 2017 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 26, 2017
      Trails Open!
      Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:58pm
      Apr 18, 2017
      Trails closed and wet.
      Mar 29, 2017 @ 2:37pm
      Mar 29, 2017
      Trails Open!
      Mar 22, 2017 @ 1:40pm
      Mar 22, 2017
      Park trails closed to bikes due to rain. Will reopen when dry.
      Mar 8, 2017 @ 12:03pm
      Mar 8, 2017
      Park trails are open again. Dirt is prime right now.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      54 |
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 9:34pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      Monkey Face, Chico
      219 |
      Mar 24, 2011 @ 3:23pm
      Mar 24, 2011
      | 4 comments Monkey Face, Chico
      245 |
      Mar 24, 2011 @ 3:23pm
      Mar 24, 2011
      | 3 comments Monkey Face, Chico

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