2,124 ft
Distance
278 ft
Climb
00:11:17
Avg time

Monkey Face Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Upper Bidwell Park
    Chico, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #46951 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 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
    00:11:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:12
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2019
Dry
Avg: 2 (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
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Monkey Face Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      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.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 16 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      63 |
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 9:34pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      235 |
      Mar 24, 2011 @ 3:23pm
      Mar 24, 2011
      | 4 comments
      258 |
      Mar 24, 2011 @ 3:23pm
      Mar 24, 2011
      | 3 comments

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