2 miles
Distance
273 ft
Climb
-663 ft
Descent
00:18:56
Avg time

Rattlesnake Details

  • Riding Area
    Crystal Cove State Park
    Laguna Beach, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #15923 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Rattlesnake starts as a singletrack winding through narrow, tall brush, then transitions to a rock garden decent that is technical and challenging.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rattlesnake bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -389 ft
  • Altitude min
    334 ft
  • Altitude max
    849 ft
  • Altitude start
    830 ft
  • Altitude end
    441 ft
  • Grade
    -3.597%
  • Grade max
    -27.664%
  • Grade min
    19.826%
  • Distance climb
    4,087 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    379 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:07
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Status:
on Dec 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (11 votes)

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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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
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
      Directions to rattlesnake-42727 trailhead (33.595001, -117.797610)
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      Rattlesnake Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Dec 21, 2018
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 11:42am
      Nov 24, 2018
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:52am
      Sep 1, 2018
      reporter Lack of coastal moisture has allowed the bypass lines to grow as the local vegetation dies. Increased numbers of riders hiking up the trail has...
      Jul 21, 2018 @ 7:36am
      Jul 21, 2018
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 11:13am
      Jul 7, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 111 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 519 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 4, 2018 @ 12:50pm
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      Mar 29, 2011 @ 11:12am
      Mar 29, 2011
      Rattlesnake, Los Angeles
      356 |
      Aug 15, 2008 @ 8:28am
      Aug 15, 2008
      | 1 comments Rattlesnake, Costa Mesa

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      Trail Products

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Lukeo04 (Jan 19, 2018 at 15:14)
       One of my favorite trails, it has some awesome rock gardens and nice single track
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Armalleck (Feb 4, 2018 at 12:47)
       Technically challenging with loose rock. Nice views.
      [Reply]
      • - 1
      flag Lukeo04 (Mar 4, 2018 at 7:37)
       Due to the erosion lately I think this should be a double black. The rocks come further out of the ground now and some parts are so look hard
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag natewoiwode (May 18, 2018 at 12:22)
       One of the only really fun chunky downhill trails in California I think! Don't listen to the haters, I loved it.
      [Reply]

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