3,998 ft
Distance
53 ft
Climb
-562 ft
Descent
00:12:31
Avg time

Rock Garden Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Madonna Mountain (Cerro San Luis)
    San Luis Obispo, California
  • AKA
    Rock Garden
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

Rock Garden is the appropriate name for this trail. You'll see everything from baby-heads to pumpkin size rocks and lots of them. The upper half is less technical and higher speed than the lower half, but it's still plenty rocky. The second half will be significantly challenging for anyone but very experienced riders, and even they will have a hard time hitting every line just right. This is one of the most popular descents in San Luis Obispo.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rock Garden Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -508 ft
  • Altitude min
    738 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,247 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,247 ft
  • Altitude end
    738 ft
  • Grade
    -12.72%
  • Grade max
    -46.765%
  • Grade min
    31.643%
  • Distance climb
    543 ft
  • Distance down
    3,199 ft
  • Distance flat
    256 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:40
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Status:
on Sep 27, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Rock Garden Trail Trail Reports

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Sep 27, 2017 @ 10:50pm
Sep 27, 2017
Apr 13, 2017 @ 9:26am
Apr 13, 2017
Upper half fully trimmed! Most loose boulders removed and ruts more or less filled. Best condition in a while!
Jan 27, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Jan 27, 2017
Jan 20, 2017 @ 4:43pm
Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 11, 2017 @ 1:00pm
Jan 11, 2017
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Jun 27, 2017 @ 1:53pm
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Rock Garden Trail, San Luis Obispo
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Rock Garden Trail, San Luis Obispo
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Jun 7, 2017 @ 2:59pm
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Rock Garden Trail, San Luis Obispo
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May 23, 2017 @ 8:57pm
May 23, 2017
Rock Garden Trail, San Luis Obispo

Routes with this trail

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Madonna All Mountain
4 miles

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