3.2 miles
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-152 ft
Descent
00:14:28
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 [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    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
    00:14:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:38
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on May 9, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3 (6 votes)
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      North Side Trail... Trail Reports

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      May 9, 2024 @ 2:49am
      May 9, 2024
      Oct 30, 2023 @ 10:59am
      Oct 30, 2023
      Sep 7, 2023 @ 4:15pm
      Sep 7, 2023
      There is one spot you need to cross a little water left over from the Tropical storm. Otherwise it is dry, real dry. Sandy in many places
      Jul 11, 2023 @ 2:22am
      Jul 11, 2023
      Jul 10, 2023 @ 10:37am
      Jul 10, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 306 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 5,178 rides
      • Last: May 24, 2024

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      May 11, 2020 @ 11:05am
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