2 miles
Distance
273 ft
Climb
-663 ft
Descent
00:18:54
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

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 mountain 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
    00:18:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:07
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Status:
on Sep 1, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (11 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to rattlesnake-42727 trailhead (33.595001, -117.797610)
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Rattlesnake Trail Reports

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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
May 17, 2018 @ 9:18am
May 17, 2018
I rode the trail on Sunday the 13th. There was not much dirt as said before and I would say it is ridable but this was my second time on the...
Apr 22, 2018 @ 8:31am
Apr 22, 2018
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Photos

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Feb 4, 2018 @ 12:50pm
Feb 4, 2018
Rattlesnake, Grand Junction
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Feb 4, 2018 @ 12:49pm
Feb 4, 2018
Rattlesnake, Grand Junction
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Mar 29, 2011 @ 11:12am
Mar 29, 2011
Rattlesnake, Los Angeles
339 |
Aug 15, 2008 @ 8:28am
Aug 15, 2008
| 1 comments Rattlesnake, Costa Mesa

Trail Lists

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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
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  • + 1
flag Armalleck (Feb 4, 2018 at 12:47)
 Technically challenging with loose rock. Nice views.
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  • - 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
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  • + 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.
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