3,068 ft
Distance
92 ft
Climb
-164 ft
Descent
00:50:03
Avg time

Nelson's Details

  • Riding Area
    James Way Preserve
    Arroyo Grande, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #75043 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    City of Arroyo Grande

New singletrack segment accessing the upper, previously untraveled elevations of the James Way Preserve.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nelson's bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -72 ft
  • Altitude min
    108 ft
  • Altitude max
    189 ft
  • Altitude start
    180 ft
  • Altitude end
    108 ft
  • Grade
    -2.346%
  • Grade max
    -32.322%
  • Grade min
    13.149%
  • Distance climb
    1,293 ft
  • Distance down
    1,595 ft
  • Distance flat
    179 ft
  • Avg time
    00:50:03
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2018
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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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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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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      Nelson's Trail Reports

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      Dec 5, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Dec 5, 2018
      Nice work on parts of the trail. Anytime you are planning on going back out to work on trail put a message out. Always willing to help, have...
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      Dec 4, 2018
      Pretty sticky dirt, very fun
      Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:48pm
      Jul 27, 2018
      reporter Stay on the uphill side of the bench cut. Squirrels and gophers have hammered the outslope side and it's blowing out from people walking and even...
      Mar 20, 2018 @ 4:42pm
      Mar 20, 2018
      reporter
      Feb 19, 2018 @ 12:20pm
      Feb 19, 2018
      reporter Still needs detail work on tread. Very loose outslope. Waiting on rains. Stay close to the uphill bench cut. Quit fucking skidding on our trails...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 4 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
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      Jan 13, 2018 @ 4:13pm
      Jan 13, 2018
      Nelson's, Arroyo Grande
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      Jan 13, 2018 @ 4:10pm
      Jan 13, 2018
      Nelson's, Arroyo Grande

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