6.4 miles
Distance
579 ft
Climb
-2,737 ft
Descent
00:54:16
Avg time
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San Juan Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cleveland National Forest
    Mission Viejo, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #2077 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31847 in Trail Running
    • #25316 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

Nice long intermediate single track. There are some short rock gardens at the top and there are tight switch backs throughout. This trail is definitely a classic

Access Info

Off the Ortega Highway. Take Lazy W Ranch exit.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for San Juan mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,159 ft
  • Altitude min
    840 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,999 ft
  • Altitude end
    840 ft
  • Grade
    -6.363%
  • Grade max
    -36.78%
  • Grade min
    37.42%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,609 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:16
  • Avg reverse time
    01:56:56
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Status:
on Jun 15, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.6 (23 votes)
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      San Juan Trail Reports

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      Jun 15, 2024 @ 9:01am
      1 day
      Overgrown, but great dirt conditions. Bring a longsleeve
      May 5, 2024 @ 2:03pm
      May 5, 2024
      Closed until may 8 for trail work, then from may 15 to 22 again
      Apr 1, 2024 @ 12:04pm
      Apr 1, 2024
      Rode this on 3/29/24 just before the Easter weekend of rain. Conditions were superb. Just a few small puddles in shaded areas. Nothing that we...
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Mar 9, 2024
      With the recent rains the trail is running really nice.
      Jan 14, 2024 @ 9:18am
      Jan 14, 2024
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 31 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 185 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,883 rides
      • Last: Jun 15, 2024

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      Apr 19, 2017 @ 12:11am
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      Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:56pm
      Dec 8, 2014
      22 |
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 6:56pm
      Mar 9, 2024
      18 |
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 6:56pm
      Mar 9, 2024

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