10.2 miles
Distance
2,773 ft
Climb
-2,587 ft
Descent
01:58:16
Avg time

Old Coast Road Details

  • Activities
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ventura Wilderness
    Big Sur, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #72347 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading

This is a popular trail for offroad vehicle travel with expansive views of the Big Sur coastline and surrounding mountains. Gravel grinders will find this as a welcome break from being buzzed by cars along hwy 1.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Old Coast Road atv/orv/ohv trail trail
  • Altitude change
    186 ft
  • Altitude min
    93 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,167 ft
  • Altitude start
    96 ft
  • Altitude end
    281 ft
  • Grade
    0.344%
  • Grade max
    -43.125%
  • Grade min
    50.039%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,411 ft
  • Avg time
    01:58:16
  • Avg reverse time
    02:48:10
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Old Coast Road Trail Reports

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      Dec 5, 2020 @ 2:05pm
      Dec 5, 2020
      There has been some dangerous marijuana grow activity along the route
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 5:59pm
      Jul 8, 2020
      I do not believe OHVs are allowed on the Old Coast Road. Only street legal vehicles and motorcycles. I cannot find any information online that...
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 5:56pm
      Jul 8, 2020
      I do not believe OHVs are allowed on the Old Coast Road. Only street legal vehicles and motorcycles. I cannot find any information online that...
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 28 miles avg distance
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      • 25 rides
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