3.2 miles
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-152 ft
Descent
00:14:07
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Los Peñasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #14140 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3735 in E-Biking
    • #29149 in Trail Running
    • #46586 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of San Diego

Trail that runs along the north side of Penasquitos Creek. Almost exclusively boring gravel road or doubletrack.

ADAPTIVE MTB INFO
Rating aMTB1 - No Obstacles Exist

Adaptive Riders, west of Two Bridges trail rating changes to aMTB2. Obstacles Exist.

Disclaimer

High hiker traffic

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for North Side Trail - East mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -109 ft
  • Altitude min
    129 ft
  • Altitude max
    249 ft
  • Altitude start
    238 ft
  • Altitude end
    128 ft
  • Grade
    -0.6%
  • Grade max
    -22.4%
  • Grade min
    6.9%
  • Distance climb
    2,920 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:14:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:10
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      North Side Trail... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 22 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 533 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,696 rides
      • Last: Aug 7, 2022

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      13 |
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 9:41am
      Jun 5, 2022
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      May 11, 2020 @ 11:05am
      May 11, 2020
      77 |
      May 11, 2020 @ 11:05am
      May 11, 2020
      49 |
      Dec 22, 2019 @ 7:59am
      Dec 22, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      traderscoach (Mar 19, 2021 at 16:34)
      Any mountain lions seen in this region?
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      Finn's Wee Day Out || Falls to Ranch House ||...
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