3 miles
Distance
548 ft
Climb
-569 ft
Descent
00:45:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of New San Juan Trail

New San Juan Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3005 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Cleveland National Forest (Trabuco District)

This is the southern portion of the San Juan Trail "Lollipop" that will loop you back to cocktail rock from the intersection of both parts of SJT up towards Blue Jay campground. This section is generally ridden north to south (interesection to Cocktail Rock) but both directions are fair game. It also tends to be the preferred route for shuttling the SJT from Blue Jay to Hot Springs Canyon Road. Also, from this trail you can jump off onto the Chiquito trail that goes down to the Ortega Oaks Trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for New San Juan bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -21 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,803 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,096 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,002 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,981 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.603%
  • Grade min
    24.11%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    704 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:39
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Status:
on Dec 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.7 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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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      New San Juan Trail Reports

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      Dec 16, 2018 @ 9:45am
      Dec 16, 2018
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 6:24am
      Jun 9, 2018
      Keep an eye out for the poison oak in the shady sections.
      Jan 7, 2017 @ 1:40pm
      Jan 7, 2017
      Sep 23, 2015 @ 9:05pm
      Sep 23, 2015
      dry and loose rocks. fun stuff
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 63 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 455 rides
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      Nov 22, 2016 @ 8:27am
      Nov 22, 2016
      New San Juan, Lake Havasu City

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Austenczapla (Nov 1, 2018 at 9:22)
       Definitely worth riding!
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